Ministry is the main music act of Al Jourgensen. Ministry start as a synth-pop band in the early 80's then gradually moved into industrial rock and metal. The "Tapes of Wrath" DVD covers the Sire/Warner period from 1985 to 1999. The first video "Over The Shoulder" is from the "Twitch" album. It's a weird video involving eggs, bolts and nuts! "Stigmata" and "Flashback" are from "The Land of Rape and Honey" 1988 album and "Burning Inside" from the 1989 "The Mind is a Terrible Thing to Taste" album. The live version of "The Land of Rape & Honey" is from the famous "In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up" Tour with Ogre [from Skinny Puppy] and Jello Biafra [from Dead Kennedys]. One of the best videos on the DVD is "Jesus Built My Hotrod" with guest vocalist Gibby Haynes [from Butthole Surfers]. It's followed by the two other singles of the 1992 album "Psalm 69": "N.W.O." and "Just One Fix" [with William Burroughs]. "Tapes of Wrath" also featured the 1996 cover of Bob Dylan's "Lay Lady Lay", "Reload" and "Bad Blood" . Additionally, the DVD includes two videos from Jourgensen' side-project The Revolting Cocks: "Crackin' Up" and "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" [cover of Rod Stewart]. Some videos are directed by famous Peter Christopherson. Note that the DVD does not include the videos for "Revenge", "What About Us?" [both Ministry] and "Stainless Steel Providers" [by Revco].
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