Tool Basist and Madonna Guitarist Joining Ministry On Tour

American industrial metal band Ministry has announced their new touring lineup and dates for their upcoming tour. And in their new lineup, they have some familiar names. Here are all the details.

Ministry is one of the pioneers of industrial metal. Founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1981 they are very successful in their way. Now, they are going on tour just as every band started to tour while Covid-19 restrictions started to ease up. Ministry is starting their tour this fall and they have some news to announce about this tour.

These announcements include the names that will be joining Ministry. And you can get excited because these names are quite popular. For the United States Industrial Strength Tour, there will be names joining from Madonna band, Tool, and Stone Sour.

Obviously, there will be Ministry creator and frontman Al Jourgensen on the vocals and guitar. Besides him, Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga will be on stage. Original Tool bassist Paul D’Amour joined Ministry in 2019, will be playing the bass. Cesar Soto will be on guitars with Monte Pittman. Monte Pittman was the guitarist of Madonna since 2001. John Bechdel will be on the keyboard for this tour.

They also announced the tour dates. Industrial Strength Tour is going to start on October 3rd and will be going until the last event in Seattle on November 3rd. Here are the dates for this tour:

Tour Dates:

03 October Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
04 October Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
06 October Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
08 October Buffalo, NY @ Buffalo Riverworks
09 October Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre
10 October Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
11 October Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
14 October Boston, MA @ House of Blues
15 October Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
16 October Montclair, NJ @ Wellmont Theatre
17 October Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hall
19 October Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
20 October Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
21 October Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
23 October Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live!
24 October Houston, TX @ House of Blues
25 October San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theater
28 October Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren
29 October Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
30 October San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
31 October San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Theatre

2 November Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater SOLD OUT
3  November Seattle, WA @ Showbox Sodo SOLD OUT

They also shared a poster for that upcoming Industrial Strenght Tour. If you want to check it out, we will share it below. Don’t forget to share what you think about this new lineup of Ministry. Do you think they will be successful with all these famous faces from various bands?


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