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  • In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up (Live) In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up (Live) Quick View

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    In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up (Live)

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    American industrial metal band Ministry was founded by lead singer Al Jourgensen in 1981. Originally a new wave synthpop outfit, Ministry changed its style to become one of the pioneers of industrial metal in the mid-80s.


    In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up is a live album by the band. The album was originally released in 1990 and contains the live show performed in Merillville on February 22, 1990.


    The album is six songs long, but delivers big time for each of them. The energy, the maniacal chaos and an order under the surface of this chaos.


    Onstage, the founding stars of Chicago's industrial-noise movement come on like a battalion of bare-knuckle soldiers. In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up, a six-track live set features mad-dog bandleader Al Jourgensen barking over a barrage of rock noise synchronized to hammering rhythms. Ferocious fun if you can stand it. - Entertainment Weekly


    In 2005 In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up was ranked number 328 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.

    1. The Missing
    2. Deity
    3. So What
    4. Burning Inside
    5. Thieves
    6. Stigmata
    Ministry
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    180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Houses Of The Mole Houses Of The Mole Quick View

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    Houses Of The Mole

    Pressed On 2x 140-Gram Clear Vinyl


    Houses of the MolÉ is the ninth studio album by industrial metal band Ministry, originally released in 2004. The album is the first part of the band's anti-Bush trilogy, followed by Rio Grande Blood (2006) and The Last Sucker (2007). It was released in the run up to the 2004 American presidential elections, with George W. Bush being president at the time of its release. In 2005, Houses of the MolÉ was ranked No. 434 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.

    LP 1
    1. No "W"
    2. Waiting
    3. Worthless
    4. Wrong
    5. Warp City
    6. WTV
    7. World
    8. WKYJ


    LP 2
    1. Worm

    2. Psalm 23
    3. Walrus

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    Colored Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Greatest Fits (Out Of Stock) Greatest Fits (Out Of Stock) Quick View

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    Greatest Fits (Out Of Stock)


    This Is The First Vinyl Release Of The Band's Classic 2001 Greatest Hits Collection


    Pressed On 2-180g Multi-Color LPs At Record Industry In The Netherlands


    Comes In A Gatefold Dual Pocket Tip-On Stoughton Sleeve


    Each 2LP Set Comes Numbered And Strictly Limited Based On Pre-Orders




    Ministry is the legendary industrial metal band founded in 1981 by Al Jourgensen in Chicago. In its earliest days, the band began as a new wave synth pop group but in the mid-1980s ended up changing styles, signing to Sire Records and becoming one of the pioneers of industrial metal. In 1988, the band recorded their second album for Sire, The Land of Rape and Honey, which used synth, tape loops, drum machines, heavily distorted guitar and bass, and movie dialogue to great effect-furthering their success in the underground music scene. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA in 1996. Bands such as Fear Factory, Linkin Park, Slipknot and Nine Inch Nails cite The Land of Rape and Honey as a major influence. Their follow up, The Mind is a Terrible Thing to Taste, took a more hardcore guitar-driven direction and was supported by a tour from 1989-90 which was documented on the album In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up. The album peaked at #163 in the US and was certified Gold by the RIAA for sales in excess of 500k in 1995. Music critic Tom Moon included the album in his book, 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die, saying it "is one of the great works of industrial music" and is an influential album, "way ahead of its time."


    Ministry broke into the mainstream in 1991 with the hit "Jesus Built My Hotrod," which was co-authored by Gibby Haynes of the Butthole Surfers (who also is featured doing guest vocals) and Michael Balch of Front Line Assembly. It was the key track off their fifth studio album released on Sire in 1992, commonly referred to as Psalm 69. The song "N.W.O." was nominated for the Grammy® Award for Best Metal Performance in 1993, but lost to Nine Inch Nails' "Wish." Psalm 69 is ranked #80 on Rolling Stone magazine's Top 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time list. It went platinum and peaked at #27 on the Billboard 200, paving the way for other industrial acts including Marilyn Manson and Orgy into the Billboard charts.


    Ministry has gone on to record up until their break up in 2008, although they announced a reunion in 2011 , released two more studio albums and are working on their fourteenth studio album set to release in 2018. They have been nominated for 6 Grammy® Awards. This will be the first time that their Greatest Fits album covering key tracks from the WB/Sire label years will be available on vinyl. No other Ministry greatest hits collection exists on vinyl in the market and this one would receive the typical high quality Run Out Groove treatment.

    LP 1
    1. What About Us?
    2. Stigmata
    3. Land of Rape and Honey

    4. Thieves
    5. So What (Live)
    6. N.W.O.


    LP 2
    1. Just One Fix
    2. Jesus Built My Hotrod
    3. Reload 12"
    4. Lay Lady Lay
    5. Supermanic Soul
    6. Bad Blood
    7. Supernaut (1000 Homo DJs)

    Ministry
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Temporarily out of stock
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