Final Ministry record details
2013-03-28 by Raul Stanciu STAFF | 17 Comments

Even though Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen mentioned Relapse as the band's final record, himself along with guitar players Sin Quirin, the late Mike Scaccia, bassist Tony Campos and live drummer Aaron Rossi returned last December into the studio to track new songs. Describing those sessions as some of the most creative and fun ever, 18 tracks were recorded in 19 days.

After Mike Scaccia's death on December 23, Jourgensen went back to the studio to finish Ministry's 13th effort, entitled From Beer To Eternity. Scheduled to be release sometime in September, it will be Ministry's last record. Jourgensen commented “Maybe we’ll do one big show with Tommy and Sin and the guys who made this band possible for the past few years. That would be a nice tribute to Mikey. But I can’t do a whole tour without him. Ministry was his life almost as much as mine, and I’m afraid it has to die with him. But damn if we didn’t go out with a bang!”.

Meanwhile, the band added a short making of video recorded in December which can be viewed here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=v01VqJJuYis

Here is From Beer To Eternity's tracklist:

1. Hail to his Majesty
2. Punch In The Face
3. PermaWar
4. Perfect Storm
5. Fairly Unbalanced
6. The Horror
7. Side FX include Mikey's Middle Finger (T.V.4)
8. Lesson Unlearned
9. Thanx But No Thanx
10. Change of Luck
11. Enjoy The Silence

More information regarding the new album can be read here - http://noisey.vice.com/blog/ministrys-last-stand-brings-al-jourgensen-from-beer-to-eternity

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sinsexsodomy
March 28th 2013

221 Comments


God Al's been bombing since 03,04. He needs to lay Ministry to rest FOR GOOD unless he can make another solid Industrial album to finish the game, not Slayer wannabe music (nothing against Slayer) like the "Bush Trilogy" or Relapse. Although they still put on a killer show from what I hear...Nice Nick Cave pun tho lol "From Her to Eternity"

demigod!
March 28th 2013

44131 Comments


title just screams ministry

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insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
March 28th 2013

3353 Comments


Relapse was a disappointment, but I hope this will be better.

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YUJOS
March 28th 2013

916 Comments


How many times they will release "our last album"??? Hope the new one will be better than Relapse also.

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
March 28th 2013

3353 Comments


Haha, yeah, this is their third "last" album. I hope that out of those fun, creative sessions came out stronger tracks.

NapalmCrusader
March 28th 2013

1737 Comments


Relapse was poor but I have hopes of a new album which has some consistency

Wizard
March 28th 2013

19304 Comments


So let me get this straight, The Last Sucker was his "last" album. Then he came found out with Relapse which I thought was his return but apparently was his last album again? Either Al or the author of this article are confusing as fuck. So is this going to be his last album because of Mike Scaccia's death?

And for the record, Relapse was a solid album and doesn't differ much from his past 10 years worth of releases.

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TheSmashBro
March 28th 2013

257 Comments


Al needs to get back with Jello and make a new Lard album

MrElmo
March 28th 2013

1950 Comments


Nah Al is probably the confused one here, anyway I have no hope for this

Willie
Moderator
March 28th 2013

15900 Comments


I'll listen

thumbcrusher
March 28th 2013

3590 Comments


yeah the author is right, Al said Relapse would be the last, and before that the Last Sucker was supposed to be as well

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
March 28th 2013

3353 Comments


So let me get this straight, The Last Sucker was his "last" album. Then he came found out with Relapse which I thought was his return but apparently was his last album again? Either Al or the author of this article are confusing as fuck. So is this going to be his last album because of Mike Scaccia's death?

This is their third "final" album.

YUJOS
March 28th 2013

916 Comments


They must do a "final" tour after their "final" albums along with Judas Priest...

Ovrot
March 29th 2013

10488 Comments


Rio Grande Blood ruled

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Wizard
March 29th 2013

19304 Comments


This is their third "final" album.

Fuck, is he trying to pull a Kiss or something?

AlienWarrior75
March 29th 2013

134 Comments


can't wait, love Ministry

JesusV4
June 5th 2013

391 Comments


I bet he'll do one more reunion album after with Paul Barker (if Al doesn't die first). I hope he does (release another w Barker). (shit.)

Anyone interested in Ministry should check out Paul Barker's solo work. I like post-Barker thrash Ministry a lot, but solo Barker is even better, almost as good as Mind / Psalm era Ministry.



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