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Ministry

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Chicago, Illinois (early); El Paso, Texas (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1981
Genre:
New Wave (early); Industrial/Electronic (mid); Industrial Rock/Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Love (early); Politics, Drugs, Religion, Humor, Antifascism (later)
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1981-2008, 2011-2013, 2014-present
Ministry played their final concert at the Tripod in Dublin, Ireland on 19 July 19th, 2008 and split up later that year. They announced a reunion on August 7th, 2011. Devastated to continue on without guitarist Mike Scaccia, Ministry split up once again after they released their new album From Beer to Eternity in September 2013. However, they reunited in 2014.

Ministry have been regarded as one ...
Current
Al Jourgensen Vocals, Guitars, Programming, Keyboards (1981-2008, 2011-2013, 2014-present)
See also: Surgical Meth Machine, Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters, Dubweiser, ex-1000 Homo DJs, ex-Acid Horse, ex-Lard, ex-Pailhead, ex-PTP, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Special Affect
Sin Quirin Guitars, Bass (2006-2008), Guitars (2014-present)
See also: 3 Headed Snake, ex-Tactics, K.P. Riot Brigade, ex-American Head Charge, ex-Revamp, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Society 1, ex-Lords of Acid (live)
John Bechdel Keyboards (2007-2008, 2011-2013, 2014-present)
See also: Ascension of the Watchers, ex-Prong, ex-Fear Factory (live), ex-Murder, Inc., ex-Killing Joke (live)
Cesar Soto Guitars (2015-present)
See also: 3 Headed Snake, The Sixth, K.P. Riot Brigade, Years of Cold, ex-237, ex-Pissing Razors
Paul D'Amour Bass (2019-present)
See also: Feersum Ennjin, Lesser Key, ex-Lusk, ex-Replicants, ex-Tool
London May Drums (2020-present)
See also: Ritual, ex-Samhain
Past
Marty Sorenson Bass (1981-1983)
Lamont Welton Bass (1981)
Stephen George Drums (1981-1984)
Paul Taylor Keyboards (1981)
See also: ex-Titanium Black
John Davis Keyboards (1981-1983)
Brad Hallen Bass (1982-1986)
Robert Roberts Keyboards (1982-1983)
Mark Pothier Keyboards (1982-1983)
Walter Turbitt Guitars (1983)
Doug Chamberlin Keyboards (1983-1984)
Patty Marsh Keyboards, Vocals (1983-1986)
Paul Barker Bass, Keyboards, Programming, Vocals (1986-2003)
See also: U.S.S.A, Puscifer (live), ex-Acid Horse, ex-Lard, ex-Lead Into Gold, ex-Pailhead, ex-Pigface, ex-Pink Anvil, ex-PTP, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-The Blackouts
Bill Rieflin Drums, Programming (1986-1995)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-1000 Homo DJs, ex-Acid Horse, ex-King Crimson, ex-KMFDM, ex-Lard, ex-Pigface, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3, ex-Swans, ex-Sweet 75, ex-Ten Seconds, ex-The Blackouts, ex-The Humans, ex-The Minus 5, ex-The Telepaths, ex-The Tupperwares, ex-R.E.M. (live)
Chris Connelly Keyboards, Vocals (1988-1993)
See also: Chris Connelly, The High Confessions, ex-Acid Horse, ex-Chris Connelly and The Bells, ex-Everyoned, ex-Finitribe, ex-Lab Report, ex-Murder, Inc., ex-Pigface, ex-PTP, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-The Damage Manual, ex-The Love Interest
Mike Scaccia Guitars (1989-1996, 2002-2007, 2011-2012), Bass (2004)
(R.I.P. 2012) See also: ex-Blohole, ex-Rigor Mortis, ex-1000 Homo DJs, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Spectrum (USA)
Louis Svitek Guitars (1992-2003)
See also: ex-Lost Cause, ex-Mayhem Inc., ex-MindFunk, ex-M.O.D., ex-Zoetrope, ex-Assault, ex-Pigface, ex-The Infamous
Rey Washam Drums, Percussion, Programming (1995-1999, 2003)
See also: ex-Scratch Acid, ex-Tad
Zlatko Hukić Guitars (1996-1999)
See also: Marz
Max Brody Drums, Percussion, Programming, Saxophone (2003-2004)
Adam Grossman Guitars (2003)
See also: Skrew, ex-Angkor Wat
Kol Marshall Keyboards (2003-2004)
See also: ex-King Diamond
John Monte Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Chemical Waste, The Spyderz, ex-M.O.D., ex-MindFunk, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Dragpipe, ex-Handful Of Dust, ex-Human Waste Project
Eddy Garcia Bass (2004-2005)
See also: Pissing Razors, Speed Razor, ex-Overkill (live)
Rick Valles Guitars (2004-2005)
See also: ex-Pissing Razors
Bryan Kehoe Guitars (2004)
Tommy Victor Guitars, Bass (2005-2008), Vocals (backing) (2007), Guitars (2011-2013)
See also: Danzig, Prong, ex-Tapeworm
Paul Vincent Raven Bass, Keyboards, Guitars, Drums, Programming, Vocals (2006-2007)
(R.I.P. 2007) See also: ex-Godflesh, ex-Prong, ex-Killing Joke, ex-Kitsch, ex-Mob Research, ex-Murder Inc., ex-Neon Hearts, ex-Pigface, ex-Smartyr, ex-Society 1, ex-Turbo, ex-Why?Things Burn, ex-Zilch
Tony Campos Bass (2007-2008, 2011-2013, 2014-2015, 2017-2019)
See also: Asesino, Attika 7, Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters, Max & Iggor Cavalera, Static-X, ex-Brujeria, ex-Dia de los Muertos, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Possessed, ex-Prong, ex-Soulfly, ex-Cavalera Conspiracy (live), ex-Agony (live), ex-Attika
Aaron Rossi Drums (2007-2008, 2011-2013, 2014-2016)
See also: Prong, K.P. Riot Brigade, ex-Taipan, ex-Naked Death, ex-Shelter
Burton C. Bell Vocals (lead) (2007-2008)
See also: Fear Factory, Ascension of the Watchers, ex-Geezer, ex-City of Fire
Jimmy DeGrasso Drums (2008)
See also: F5, ex-MD.45, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Megadeth, ex-Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Dokken (live), ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Black Star Riders, ex-David Lee Roth, ex-Fiona, ex-Hail!, ex-Mama's Boys, ex-O'2L, ex-Ratt, ex-Talas, ex-White Lion, ex-Y&T, ex-Ronnie Montrose (live), ex-Stone Sour (live)
Casey Orr Bass, Keyboards (2012-2013)
See also: Gwar, ex-Blohole, ex-Rigor Mortis, ex-X-Cops, The Hellions, ex-Warbeast, ex-Warlock, ex-Texas Metal Alliance (live), ex-Burden Brothers, ex-The Scaccianators, ex-Wizards of Gore, ex-Speedealer (live)
Monte Pittman Guitars (2014-2015)
See also: Monte Pittman, Madonna (live), ex-Prong, ex-Insanity, ex-Myra Mains, ex-The Citizen Vein, ex-Adam Lambert (live)
Mandi Martyr Bass (2016)
See also: K.P. Riot Brigade, ex-Naked Death, ex-Violet UK, ex-Another Destructive System (live), ex-Anti-Product (live)
Jason Christopher Bass, Vocals (2016-2017)
See also: Prong, ex-Onceover, Black President, Corey Taylor (live), ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-New Dead Radio, ex-Slimy Penis Breath, ex-Stone Sour (live)
Roy Mayorga Drums (2016-2017)
See also: Hellyeah (live), ex-Amebix, Mothra, Stone Sour, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Soulfly, ex-Sepultura (live), ex-Crisis, ex-ABLOOM, ex-Ankla, ex-Black President, ex-Maggott SS, ex-Medication, ex-Nausea, ex-Pale Demons, ex-Thorn, ex-Onesidezero (live), ex-Shelter (live)
Derek Abrams Drums (2018-2019)
See also: 3 Headed Snake
DJ Swamp Turntables (2018)
See also: DJ Swamp
Current (Live)
Burton C. Bell Vocals (2018-present)
See also: Fear Factory, Ascension of the Watchers, ex-Geezer, ex-City of Fire
Past (Live)
Roland Barker Keyboards, Saxophone (1986, 1992-1993)
Jeff Ward Drums (1988)
(R.I.P. 1993) See also: ex-Hammeron, ex-Lard, ex-Low Pop Suicide, ex-Nine Inch Nails, ex-Pigface, ex-Revolting Cocks
Nivek Ogre Keyboards, Vocals, Guitars (1988-1990)
See also: OhGr, Skinny Puppy, ex-Download, ex-Hilt, ex-Pigface, ex-PTP, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Rx, ex-KMFDM (live)
Martin Aktins Drums (1989-1990)
See also: Pigface, ex-Killing Joke, ex-Murder, Inc., ex-Public Image Ltd, ex-The Damage Manual, ex-℞
William Tucker Guitars (1990)
(R.I.P. 1999) See also: ex-Chemlab, ex-Chris Connelly, ex-My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, ex-Pigface
Terry "Tezz" Roberts Guitars (1990)
See also: Broken Bones, Discharge, ex-Agnostic Front, ex-Battalion of Saints, ex-Lard, ex-Murphy's Law, ex-U.K. Subs
Jello Biafra Vocals (1990)
See also: Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, ex-Brujeria, ex-Melvins, ex-1000 Homo DJs, ex-Dead Kennedys, ex-Lard, ex-Pigface, ex-The No WTO Combo, ex-The WitchTrials, ex-Tumor Circus
Joe Kelly Vocals (1990)
Michael Balch Keyboards, Programming (1991-1993)
See also: ex-Front Line Assembly, ex-Pigface
Duane Buford Keyboards (1995-1999)
Darrell James Keyboards (2003, 2004)
John Monte Bass (2004-2005)
See also: ex-Chemical Waste, The Spyderz, ex-M.O.D., ex-MindFunk, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Dragpipe, ex-Handful Of Dust, ex-Human Waste Project
Joey Jordison Drums (2006)
See also: Sinsaenum, ex-Modifidious, Vimic, ex-Metallica (live), ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Anal Blast, ex-Hellpig, ex-Murderdolls, ex-Roadrunner United, ex-Scar the Martyr, ex-Slipknot, ex-The Have Nots, ex-Body Pit (live), ex-KoЯn (live), ex-Rob Zombie (live)
Sinhue Quirin Guitars (2012-2013)
See also: 3 Headed Snake, ex-Tactics, K.P. Riot Brigade, ex-American Head Charge, ex-Revamp, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Society 1, ex-Lords of Acid (live)
Thomas Holtgreve Drums (2017)
See also: Frida Gold
Derek Abrams Drums (2017, 2018)
See also: 3 Headed Snake
DJ Swamp Turntables (2017-2018)
See also: DJ Swamp
Al Jourgensen Vocals, Guitars, Programming, Keyboards (1981-2008, 2011-2013, 2014-present)
See also: Surgical Meth Machine, Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters, Dubweiser, ex-1000 Homo DJs, ex-Acid Horse, ex-Lard, ex-Pailhead, ex-PTP, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Special Affect
Sin Quirin Guitars, Bass (2006-2008), Guitars (2014-present)
See also: 3 Headed Snake, ex-Tactics, K.P. Riot Brigade, ex-American Head Charge, ex-Revamp, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Society 1, ex-Lords of Acid (live)
John Bechdel Keyboards (2007-2008, 2011-2013, 2014-present)
See also: Ascension of the Watchers, ex-Prong, ex-Fear Factory (live), ex-Murder, Inc., ex-Killing Joke (live)
Cesar Soto Guitars (2015-present)
See also: 3 Headed Snake, The Sixth, K.P. Riot Brigade, Years of Cold, ex-237, ex-Pissing Razors
Paul D'Amour Bass (2019-present)
See also: Feersum Ennjin, Lesser Key, ex-Lusk, ex-Replicants, ex-Tool
London May Drums (2020-present)
See also: Ritual, ex-Samhain
Marty Sorenson Bass (1981-1983)
Lamont Welton Bass (1981)
Stephen George Drums (1981-1984)
Paul Taylor Keyboards (1981)
See also: ex-Titanium Black
John Davis Keyboards (1981-1983)
Brad Hallen Bass (1982-1986)
Robert Roberts Keyboards (1982-1983)
Mark Pothier Keyboards (1982-1983)
Walter Turbitt Guitars (1983)
Doug Chamberlin Keyboards (1983-1984)
Patty Marsh Keyboards, Vocals (1983-1986)
Paul Barker Bass, Keyboards, Programming, Vocals (1986-2003)
See also: U.S.S.A, Puscifer (live), ex-Acid Horse, ex-Lard, ex-Lead Into Gold, ex-Pailhead, ex-Pigface, ex-Pink Anvil, ex-PTP, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-The Blackouts
Bill Rieflin Drums, Programming (1986-1995)
(R.I.P. 2020) See also: ex-1000 Homo DJs, ex-Acid Horse, ex-King Crimson, ex-KMFDM, ex-Lard, ex-Pigface, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3, ex-Swans, ex-Sweet 75, ex-Ten Seconds, ex-The Blackouts, ex-The Humans, ex-The Minus 5, ex-The Telepaths, ex-The Tupperwares, ex-R.E.M. (live)
Chris Connelly Keyboards, Vocals (1988-1993)
See also: Chris Connelly, The High Confessions, ex-Acid Horse, ex-Chris Connelly and The Bells, ex-Everyoned, ex-Finitribe, ex-Lab Report, ex-Murder, Inc., ex-Pigface, ex-PTP, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-The Damage Manual, ex-The Love Interest
Mike Scaccia Guitars (1989-1996, 2002-2007, 2011-2012), Bass (2004)
(R.I.P. 2012) See also: ex-Blohole, ex-Rigor Mortis, ex-1000 Homo DJs, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Spectrum (USA)
Louis Svitek Guitars (1992-2003)
See also: ex-Lost Cause, ex-Mayhem Inc., ex-MindFunk, ex-M.O.D., ex-Zoetrope, ex-Assault, ex-Pigface, ex-The Infamous
Rey Washam Drums, Percussion, Programming (1995-1999, 2003)
See also: ex-Scratch Acid, ex-Tad
Zlatko Hukić Guitars (1996-1999)
See also: Marz
Max Brody Drums, Percussion, Programming, Saxophone (2003-2004)
Adam Grossman Guitars (2003)
See also: Skrew, ex-Angkor Wat
Kol Marshall Keyboards (2003-2004)
See also: ex-King Diamond
John Monte Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Chemical Waste, The Spyderz, ex-M.O.D., ex-MindFunk, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Dragpipe, ex-Handful Of Dust, ex-Human Waste Project
Eddy Garcia Bass (2004-2005)
See also: Pissing Razors, Speed Razor, ex-Overkill (live)
Rick Valles Guitars (2004-2005)
See also: ex-Pissing Razors
Bryan Kehoe Guitars (2004)
Tommy Victor Guitars, Bass (2005-2008), Vocals (backing) (2007), Guitars (2011-2013)
See also: Danzig, Prong, ex-Tapeworm
Paul Vincent Raven Bass, Keyboards, Guitars, Drums, Programming, Vocals (2006-2007)
(R.I.P. 2007) See also: ex-Godflesh, ex-Prong, ex-Killing Joke, ex-Kitsch, ex-Mob Research, ex-Murder Inc., ex-Neon Hearts, ex-Pigface, ex-Smartyr, ex-Society 1, ex-Turbo, ex-Why?Things Burn, ex-Zilch
Tony Campos Bass (2007-2008, 2011-2013, 2014-2015, 2017-2019)
See also: Asesino, Attika 7, Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters, Max & Iggor Cavalera, Static-X, ex-Brujeria, ex-Dia de los Muertos, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Possessed, ex-Prong, ex-Soulfly, ex-Cavalera Conspiracy (live), ex-Agony (live), ex-Attika
Aaron Rossi Drums (2007-2008, 2011-2013, 2014-2016)
See also: Prong, K.P. Riot Brigade, ex-Taipan, ex-Naked Death, ex-Shelter
Burton C. Bell Vocals (lead) (2007-2008)
See also: Fear Factory, Ascension of the Watchers, ex-Geezer, ex-City of Fire
Jimmy DeGrasso Drums (2008)
See also: F5, ex-MD.45, ex-Killing Machine, ex-Megadeth, ex-Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Dokken (live), ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Black Star Riders, ex-David Lee Roth, ex-Fiona, ex-Hail!, ex-Mama's Boys, ex-O'2L, ex-Ratt, ex-Talas, ex-White Lion, ex-Y&T, ex-Ronnie Montrose (live), ex-Stone Sour (live)
Casey Orr Bass, Keyboards (2012-2013)
See also: Gwar, ex-Blohole, ex-Rigor Mortis, ex-X-Cops, The Hellions, ex-Warbeast, ex-Warlock, ex-Texas Metal Alliance (live), ex-Burden Brothers, ex-The Scaccianators, ex-Wizards of Gore, ex-Speedealer (live)
Monte Pittman Guitars (2014-2015)
See also: Monte Pittman, Madonna (live), ex-Prong, ex-Insanity, ex-Myra Mains, ex-The Citizen Vein, ex-Adam Lambert (live)
Mandi Martyr Bass (2016)
See also: K.P. Riot Brigade, ex-Naked Death, ex-Violet UK, ex-Another Destructive System (live), ex-Anti-Product (live)
Jason Christopher Bass, Vocals (2016-2017)
See also: Prong, ex-Onceover, Black President, Corey Taylor (live), ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-New Dead Radio, ex-Slimy Penis Breath, ex-Stone Sour (live)
Roy Mayorga Drums (2016-2017)
See also: Hellyeah (live), ex-Amebix, Mothra, Stone Sour, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Soulfly, ex-Sepultura (live), ex-Crisis, ex-ABLOOM, ex-Ankla, ex-Black President, ex-Maggott SS, ex-Medication, ex-Nausea, ex-Pale Demons, ex-Thorn, ex-Onesidezero (live), ex-Shelter (live)
Derek Abrams Drums (2018-2019)
See also: 3 Headed Snake
DJ Swamp Turntables (2018)
See also: DJ Swamp
Current
Burton C. Bell Vocals (2018-present)
See also: Fear Factory, Ascension of the Watchers, ex-Geezer, ex-City of Fire
Past
Roland Barker Keyboards, Saxophone (1986, 1992-1993)
Jeff Ward Drums (1988)
(R.I.P. 1993) See also: ex-Hammeron, ex-Lard, ex-Low Pop Suicide, ex-Nine Inch Nails, ex-Pigface, ex-Revolting Cocks
Nivek Ogre Keyboards, Vocals, Guitars (1988-1990)
See also: OhGr, Skinny Puppy, ex-Download, ex-Hilt, ex-Pigface, ex-PTP, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Rx, ex-KMFDM (live)
Martin Aktins Drums (1989-1990)
See also: Pigface, ex-Killing Joke, ex-Murder, Inc., ex-Public Image Ltd, ex-The Damage Manual, ex-℞
William Tucker Guitars (1990)
(R.I.P. 1999) See also: ex-Chemlab, ex-Chris Connelly, ex-My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, ex-Pigface
Terry "Tezz" Roberts Guitars (1990)
See also: Broken Bones, Discharge, ex-Agnostic Front, ex-Battalion of Saints, ex-Lard, ex-Murphy's Law, ex-U.K. Subs
Jello Biafra Vocals (1990)
See also: Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, ex-Brujeria, ex-Melvins, ex-1000 Homo DJs, ex-Dead Kennedys, ex-Lard, ex-Pigface, ex-The No WTO Combo, ex-The WitchTrials, ex-Tumor Circus
Joe Kelly Vocals (1990)
Michael Balch Keyboards, Programming (1991-1993)
See also: ex-Front Line Assembly, ex-Pigface
Duane Buford Keyboards (1995-1999)
Darrell James Keyboards (2003, 2004)
John Monte Bass (2004-2005)
See also: ex-Chemical Waste, The Spyderz, ex-M.O.D., ex-MindFunk, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Dragpipe, ex-Handful Of Dust, ex-Human Waste Project
Joey Jordison Drums (2006)
See also: Sinsaenum, ex-Modifidious, Vimic, ex-Metallica (live), ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Anal Blast, ex-Hellpig, ex-Murderdolls, ex-Roadrunner United, ex-Scar the Martyr, ex-Slipknot, ex-The Have Nots, ex-Body Pit (live), ex-KoЯn (live), ex-Rob Zombie (live)
Sinhue Quirin Guitars (2012-2013)
See also: 3 Headed Snake, ex-Tactics, K.P. Riot Brigade, ex-American Head Charge, ex-Revamp, ex-Revolting Cocks, ex-Society 1, ex-Lords of Acid (live)
Thomas Holtgreve Drums (2017)
See also: Frida Gold
Derek Abrams Drums (2017, 2018)
See also: 3 Headed Snake
DJ Swamp Turntables (2017-2018)
See also: DJ Swamp
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