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Retreading Over The Same Territory Again But It Just Sounds Better
on May 27, 2006
Mostly why it sounds better is because of better production. I hated the drums in the past two albums. The sound of them or how they were mixed was terrible. I also feel like there's more focus on this one than on Houses and there are some better songs. However, I honestly can't say they're taking any chances anymore with the formula. At least Animositisomina did a few original things and Filth Pig years earlier was a huge risk that didn't pan out with a lot of fans. This is basically just trying to do Psalm 69 part 3 and from what I've heard the last album Ministry will make next year will pretty much be part 4. If you want to see an oldschool industrial group do something unique go pick up Skinny Puppy's last album, The Greater Wrong of the Right. Even Al admits himself during a recent interview it's better than what he's doing now. Ministry is officially the AC/DC of Industrial rock. They've found their schtic and they're sticking to it for better or worse.