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Ministry Sweden Rock 2008.jpg
Ministry performing live at the 2008 Sweden Rock Festival.
Background information
Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres Synthpop, EBM (early), industrial metal, thrash metal (later)
Years active 1981–2008, 2011–present
Labels Wax Trax!, Arista, Sire, Warner Bros., Sanctuary, 13th Planet, Megaforce
Associated acts Revolting Cocks, Lard, 1000 Homo DJs, PTP, Acid Horse, Lead Into Gold, Pailhead, Killing Joke, Slipknot, Fear Factory
Members Al Jourgensen
Mike Scaccia
John Bechdel
Sin Quirin
Aaron Rossi
Casey Orr

Ministry is an American industrial metal band from Chicago, Illinois. It was started in 1981 by musician Al Jourgensen. After 27 years and 11 albums, Al disbanded the group in 2008. However, the band reformed in 2011 for a new album and tour.