The 40 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time

This article originally appeared in the September 2002 issue of SPIN. From Black Sabbath to Korn, here is the definitive list of records…
SPIN Staff / October 30, 2019

Cabaret Voltaire: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the February 1988 issue of SPIN. The white uniform, the flaking red lips, the spectral white support hose…
John Leland / September 2, 2019

Death Grips and Ministry to Co-Headline Fall Tour

Death Grips and Ministry are combining bone-crushing forces for a co-headlining tour across North America, beginning on October 13 and lasting into November. Ministry announced…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 17, 2017

Al Jourgensen Bids Adieu to Ministry, Not to Speaking His Mind

Spend five minutes on a cross-country Skype call with the verbose Al Jourgensen and you'll realize why so many fans call him Uncle Al —…
Kenny Herzog / July 31, 2013

Industrial Metal

At first, "industrial" music meant rhythmically battering kitchen appliances with jackhammers. Later, it devolved into emaciated art-disco, until assorted reprobates added murderous metal guitar chug.
Chuck Eddy / April 1, 2010

Exclusive: Ministry’s Farewell Tour DVD

After 25 years and eleven studio albums, industrial-metal pioneers Ministry called it quits in 2008 with their final world tour, dubbed the "C U LaTour."Missed…
Larry Fitzmaurice / May 21, 2009