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Rio Grande Blood ~ Ministry
Rio Grande Blood ~ Ministry
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Ministry's best album for years by some considerable distance, this is why I loved them in the first place, aggressive, relentless, angry and, er, catchy!

I'd almost given up on Ministry, buying successive albums more out of hope and duty than expectation and being more disappointed as the dross piled up, but this is what I always wanted.

I'd pretty much set aside the summer to listen to the new Tool album (also brilliant btw), I wasn't expecting competition from a band who's best years were a decade or so ago. If you loved N.W.O. Just One Fix, Thieves or Burning Inside, then get this.

Can't wait to hear this stuff live.
Slayer - Still Reigning [DVD] [NTSC] <b>DVD</b> ~ Slayer
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Essential purchase just for the entire reign in blood set, however the tracklisting here is wrong as the disc doesn't appear to include Payback, Hell Awaits and one or two others mentioned (except as snippets in the rather cobbled together 'In their own words' documentary).
The non-RIB tracks are taken from the same show but are out of sequence and as such have a slightly disjointed feel. Good performances though.
Overall, I would've been happy with just the RIB set or even better, the entire main set followed by the RIB set as the encore (which is how they performed it on the night) this disc is somewhere in between and slightly unsatisfactory because of it. Would it have taken… Read more

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