Ministry Announce 2015 North American Tour
A few weeks ago, Ministry announced they would be going back on the road in 2015 and revealed the touring lineup. Now the band has finalized those dates, which you can check out below. The trek kicks off May 3 in Dallas, and includes a gig at the Rock on the Range festival on May 16.
Along with frontman Al Jourgensen, the lineup includes bassist Tony Campos (Static-X, Soulfly), who has played several previous tours and their last couple of albums. Drummer Aaron Rossi (Prong) and guitarist Sin Quirin, who have been with the band since 2007, will also return, as will keyboardist John Bechdel (Prong, Fear Factory, Killing Joke).
After longtime guitarist Mike Scaccia passed away in 2012, Ministry has brought aboard Monte Pittman. Pittman has a diverse background, playing with everyone from Madonna to Prong, and has also had a successful solo career.
Jourgensen and Quirin are set to appear in the upcoming movie 'The Bridge' along with other rockers Def Leppard‘s Joe Elliott, Thin Lizzy‘s Ricky Warwick, Twisted Sister‘s Eddie Ojeda, TSOL’s Tiny and the Pixies‘ Joey Santiago.
2015 Ministry Tour Dates
05/03 -- Dallas, Texas -- Bomb Factory
05/05 -- Silver Spring, Md. -– The Filmore
05/06 -- New York City, N.Y. -– Irving Plaza
05/08 -- Chicago, Ill. -– House Of Blues
05/10 -- San Francisco, Calif. -– Regency Center
05/11 -- Anaheim, Calif. -– City National Grove
05/13 -- Philadelphia, Pa. -– TBA
05/15 -- Atlanta, Ga. -– The Masquerade
05/16 -- Columbus, Ohio -– Rock On The Range
05/18 -- Worcester, Mass. -– The Palladium
05/19 -- Charlotte, N.C. -– The Filmore
05/20 -- Tempe, Ariz. -– The Marquee
05/22 -- Oklahoma City, Okla. -– Fest
05/23 -- Englewood, Colo. -– Gothic Theatre
06/12 -- Vancouver, British Columbia -– Vogue Theatre
06/14 -- Calgary, Alberta -– Flames Central
06/15 -- Edmonton, Alberta -– Encore
06/17 -- Toronto, Ontario -– Phoenix Concert Theatre