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Critic Consensus

Based on 100 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Ministry is rated as an impressive live performer, with many notable strengths. Ministry concert reviews describe live shows and performances as thrashing, nostalgic, dynamic, intense, and emotional.


Isleta Amphitheater, Albuquerque, NM, United States (August 20); Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States (August 24); Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, MN, United States (August 25); Ruoff Music Center, Noblesville Indiana, United States (August 31); Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Maryland Heights, United States (September 1); The Pavilion at Star Lake, Burgettstown, United States (September 3); Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview, Syracuse, United States (September 4); PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ, United States (September 7); PNC Music Pavillion, Charlotte, NC, United States (September 11); Ameris Bank Amphitheatre, Alpharetta, GA, United States (September 12); Germania Insurance Amphitheater, Austin, United States (September 14); Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands, TX, United States (September 15); Walmart AMP, Rogers, AR, United States (September 17);Discovery Park, Sacramento, CA, United States (October 10);

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Artist Info

Chicago, United States (1981 - present) (1981 – present) (1981 Рpresent)
Ministry was formed in Chicago, Illinois, United States in 1981 by Alain Jourgensen (born Oct. 8, 1958, Havana, Cuba), who had previously been in a new wave band called Special Affect (fronted by future My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult leader Frankie Nardiello, aka Groovie Mann).
Has Performed With
Revolting Cocks, Death Grips, Chelsea Wolfe, Carpenter Brut, Alien Weaponry, Melvins, Corrosion Of Conformity, Gary Numan, Alice Cooper, Filter, Rob Zombie, Front Line Assembly

Critic Concert Reviews

Dallas Observer (USA)

March 31, 2024
Ministry and Gary Numan brought the goths out to Deep Ellum on Saturday night.

Houston Press (USA)

March 30, 2024
Ministry Finally Gives Houston Its One Fix

V13 (Canada)

March 22, 2024
Ministry, Gary Numan and Front Line Assembly rolled into History in Toronto on St. Patrick’s Day Eve for a Saturday night on overdrive.

Live in Limbo (Canada)

March 18, 2024
Ministry brought their electro-industrial circus to Toronto on Saturday. A sold out show at History is a testament to the enduring legacy the band has in the metal scene.

1013 Music Reviews (USA)

March 8, 2024
Live Nation and The Fillmore Minneapolis present Ministry with special guests Gary Numan and Front Line Assembly.

Concert Addicts (Canada)

March 4, 2024
Ministry + Gary Numan at The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver – March 3rd 2024

The Waster (USA)

March 2, 2024
Ministry 3.2.24 The Showbox SoDo – Seattle

Past critic reviews published in

Consequence (USA), Parklife DC (USA), Utah Concert Review (USA), Rock n Roll Experience (USA), Queen City Nerve (USA) and more

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Andreas Lawen [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons