Classic Bands

Ministry Announces Spring 2023 Headline Tour Dates With Gary Numan And Front Line Assembly

Industrial titans Ministry will be hitting the road with headlining tour dates this spring, bringing Gary Numan and Front Line Assembly along for the ride. Additionally, frontman Al Jourgensen is currently beginning work on the band’s sixteenth album – more details forthcoming.

The 2023 appearances come after a wildly successful Industrial Strength Tour throughout 2022, continuing the career retrospective of Ministry’s greatest works. Songs each night of the tour will include selects from across the span of Ministry’s full catalogue, including the latest works from critically-acclaimed 2021 album Moral Hygiene. 

The spring tour kicks off April 20 in Reno, Nevada and will end with an anticipated performance at the Sick New World Fest in Las Vegas on May 13. Jourgensen will be joined onstage by drummer Roy Mayora, guitarists Cesar Soto and Monte Pittman, bassist Paul D’Amour and keyboardist John Bechdel.

This tour is in addition to their previously-announced summer run, opening for Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper, which will kick off August 24.

Born in 1981 in Chicago, Ministry has been the lifetime passion project of founder Al Jourgensen, considered to be the pioneer of industrial music. In its early days, Ministry was identifiable by its heavy synth-pop material in line with the new sounds and technology that were being developed in the ‘80s. Ministry’s output began with four 12” singles on Wax Trax! Records in 1981 before the first LP With Sympathy in 1983 via Arista Records. As time progressed however, so did Ministry, quickly developing a harsher, and more stylized sound that the band soon became infamous for on seminal albums Twitch (1986), The Land of Rape and Honey (1988), and The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste (1989).

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 10 at local time here.

Follow Ministry:

April 2023

  • 20    Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Resort
  • 21    Salt Lake City, UT @ The Union
  • 23    Albuquerque, NM @ Revel
  • 25    San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theatre
  • 26    Austin, TX @ Emo’s
  • 27    New Orleans, LA @ Fillmore
  • 29    Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
  • 30    Charlotte, NC @ Fillmore

May 2023

  • 3 Silver Spring, MD @ Fillmore
  • 4    Philadelphia, PA @ Franklin Music Hal
  • 5    Cleveland, OH @ The Agora
  • 6    Ft. Wayne, IN @ Clyde
  • 7    Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
  • 9    Sioux Falls, SD @ The District
  • 11  Billings, MT @ Pub Station
  • 13  Las Vegas, NV @ Sick New World Fest*

*Indicates a festival date where Gary Numan and Front Line Assembly are not playing

August 2023

  • 24  Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
  • 26  Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
  • 27  West Palm Beach, FL @ iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
  • 29  Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
  • 30  Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

September 2023

  • 1    Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
  • 2    Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
  • 5    Clarkston, MI @ Pine Knob Music Theatre
  • 6    Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
  • 8    Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
  • 9    Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
  • 10  Hartford, CT @ XFINITY Theatre
  • 12  Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
  • 13  Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
  • 16  Englewood, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
  • 19  Ridgefield, WA @ RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater
  • 20  Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
  • 22  Concord, CA @ Concord Pavillion
  • 23  Anaheim, CA @ HONDA Center
  • 24  Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion

Alice Teeple

Alice Teeple is a photographer, multidisciplinary artist, and writer. She is not in Tin Machine.

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