MINISTRY — Twitch (review)

MINISTRY — Twitch album cover Album · 1986 · Non-Metal Buy this album from MMA partners
4.5/5 ·
Warthur
Twitch is the - in my opinion sorely underrated - bridge between early Ministry and their later industrial metal form that debuted on The Land of Rape and Honey. When I say "early Ministry" here I don't mean the gothy synthpop stylings of their debut album, With Sympathy - nothing else in their discography really sounds like that - but instead the Ministry of their early singles, stuff like Everyday Is Halloween or All Day (the latter of which has a remix represented here). The album is very much on the EBM side of electronic industrial, but it's also on the harder-edged side of that - it'd just take someone picking up a guitar and matching the synth riffs on it to tip this over the edge into industrial metal.
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siLLy puPPy wrote:
1 year ago
I'm in the minority of loving the heck out of the first two Ministry albums as well but then again i love industrial and synthpop

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