MINISTRY releases “Twilight Zone” Music Video

MINISTRY releases a surreal and provocative new music video for the track ‘Twilight Zone’ from the band’s upcoming album, AmeriKKKant, due out March 9 (Nuclear Blast). Building upon the themes of the song, the ‘Twilight Zone’ video takes the viewer on a macabre excursion through the current U.S. news media climate of misinformation, corporate propaganda and hypocritical slander.

“We are in completely uncharted territory now,” said MINISTRY’s Al Jourgensen“witnessing the unraveling of what was once a functional democracy. Our government is under attack. Our planet is under attack. It’s time for a major reboot.”

The video was filmed last December just outside of Los Angeles and features MINISTRY guitarists Sin Quirin and Cesar SotoTony Campos (FEAR FACTORY, STATIC X) on bass, keyboardist John Bechdel (KILLING JOKE, FEAR FACTORY), live scratcher DJ Swamp (BECK, THE CRYSTAL METHOD), and Derek Abrams on drums. Guest appearances are made by Gray Wolf, President of American Indian Movement (AIM), the internationally renowned and idiosyncratic Lord of the Cello, and an army of MINISTRY supporters who participated in the band’s PledgeMusic AmeriKKKant pre-order campaign.

The ‘Twilight Zone’ video was produced by Chris Roth and Steve Roth for The Other House production company, the same group that produced Jourgensen’s previous music video, ‘I’m Invisible’ for his 2016 SURGICAL METH MACHINE release. Chris Roth also directed the ‘Twilight Zone’ video with Steve Roth as Director of Photography and editor. The Other House has produced a wide array of broadcast design projects for Revolt TV, Nike’s Kobe 8 System, MTV, Aol.RISE, the Syfy Network, VH-1, CNN, PBS, “The Profit” on CNBC, the 2017 Emmy Awards and many more.

Said Chris Roth“I’m a life-long fan of the band and very politically active. Not only was this an opportunity to collaborate creatively once again with the one and only Al Jourgensen, but also an outlet for much of my pent up aggression and frustration regarding the current state of politics in our country.”

MINISTRY‘s new album AmeriKKKant will be released on March 9 and you can pre-order it here:
http://nblast.de/MinistryAmeriKKKant

MINISTRY‘s provocateur-in-chief Al Jourgensen has assembled an ultra-cool number of all-star guest musicians for the band’s 2018 North American tour that kicks off March 22 at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. The tour’s guest line up will feature vocalist Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY), drummer Joey Jordison (ex-SLIPKNOT, VIMIC), and live scratcher DJ Swamp (BeckThe Crystal Method), who will join long-time band members Sin Quirin and Cesar Soto on guitars, Tony Campos (FEAR FACTORYSTATIC-X) on bass, and keyboardist John Bechdel (KILLING JOKE, FEAR FACTORY).

22.03.   USA       Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
23.03.   USA       Ventura, CA – Ventura Theatre
24.03.   USA       Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
26.03.   USA       Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
28.03.   USA       Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
29.03.   CDN       Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre
31.03.   CDN       Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
01.04.   CDN       Calgary, AB – Palace Theatre
03.04.   USA       Missoula, MT – Wilma Theatre
05.04.   USA       Lincoln, NE – Boubon Theatre
07.04.   USA       Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre,
08.04.   USA       Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom
10.04.   USA       Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
11.04.   USA       Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
12.04.   USA       Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room
14.04.   CDN       Toronto, ON – Opera House
15.04.   CDN       Montreal, QC – MTelus
17.04.   USA       Boston, MA – Royale
18.04.   USA       Portland, ME – Aura
19.04.   USA       Huntington, NY – Paramount Theatre
21.04.   USA       Montclair, NJ – Wellmont Theatre
22.04.   USA       Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
23.04.   USA       Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
25.04.   USA       Atlanta, GA – Center Stage
26.04.   USA       Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
28.04.   USA       Austin, TX – Levitation Festival

Or catch the band in Europe on the following festivals:
11. – 13.07.     E          Vivero – Resurrection Fest
14.07.  NL        Eindhoven – Dynamo Metalfest
15.07.              B          Dour – Dour Festival
08. – 11.08.     CZ        Jaromer – Brutal Assault
10. – 12.08.     B          Kortrijk – Alcatraz Metal Festival
11./12.08.       D         Hildesheim – M’era Luna
17. – 19.08.     F          St. Nolff – Motocultor Festival

Missed the previous videos? Check them out, here:
Antifa‘: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTkywyKV-9U
Wargasm‘: https://youtu.be/uJSrQQMbp2k
#1 – Al deconstructs the song ‘Antifa’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZormHXjp8M
#2 – Al about signing to Nuclear Blast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qwXgiDrtuw
#3 – Al’s political predictions for 2018: https://youtu.be/FzpnOKgyR1I
#4 – Al talks about sexual harassment:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnQuwU-bgSM
#5 – Al talks about the songwriting process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbYS9_8-swk
#6 – Why it is the right time for a Ministry album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToPyVcMeOk8
#7 – Should Trump be empeached or jailed? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUPLmk72b7w

 

Pre-order your physical or digital copy ofAmeriKKKant via Nuclear Blastor Pledgemusic.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Visit MINISTRY online:
www.ministryband.com
https://www.facebook.com/WeAreMinistry
https://twitter.com/WeAreMinistry
http://instagram.com/weareministry
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6fUV-AHqV7lpvK9L4PB4yw

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