MINISTRY "The Industrial Strength Tour" with Special Guests: KMFDM & Front Line Assembly, Saturday, 7/16/20, 7:00PM, The Paramount, 370 New York Ave. Huntington, NY 11743

MINISTRY “The Industrial Strength Tour”

with Special Guests : KMFDM, Front Line Assembly

Thursday, Jul 16 2020


Metal | Other


In honor of the 30th anniversary of Ministry’s revolutionary album “The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste,” band creator Al Jourgensen decided to go old school with the celebrations, announcing The Industrial Strength Tour to kick off this summer alongside very special guests KMFDM and Front Line Assembly. “'The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste' just turned 30. Who knew we’d still be around to see this day,” says Jourgensen. “But since we are alive and kicking, we figured we’d hop in the way-back machine and recreate the infamous original tour with KMFDM, and add in Front Line Assembly as well. Don’t miss it this time because we’ll be in wheelchairs for sure in another 30 years. May the fence be with you!” “The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste” was released in November 1989 and features hit singles “Thieves,” “Burning Inside” and “So What.” The record....


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Front Line Assembly

Front Line Assembly began in 1986, releasing several albums between 1988-92 that saw the group acknowledged as electronic/industrial/EBM scene heavyweights alongside Front 242, Nitzer Ebb and Skinny Puppy (Founder Bill Leeb had been a member of Skinny Puppy prior to forming FLA).   The 1989 album, ‘Gashed Senses & Crossfire’ (1989), was promoted with major tours that saw Rhys Fulber joining the band. Fulber and Leeb became a creative tour de force, creating the genre-defining classics ‘Caustic Grip’ and ’Tactical Neural Implant’ in 1990 and 1992. Front Line Assembly has always pushed the boundaries of the genre it helped define.  ‘Millennium’ and ‘Hard Wired’, saw the group flirt with industrial metal sounds in tandem with trademark electronics. 2013’s ‘Echogenetic’, incorporated elements of glitch and dubstep, creating a potent hybrid of their most successful pure electronic releases and blurred the boundary between electronic industrial and what is generally perceived as modern electronica…..