What a gathering at The Riviera Theatre for Chicago-based band, Ministry, celebrating the 30th anniversary of their album, The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste as well as the release of their 15th studio album, Moral Hygiene. Their “Industrial Strength Tour 22” is in full motion after being postponed during the pandemic. Corrosion of Conformity and The Melvins are on the lineup with Ministry on this 35 date US Tour.
Corrosion of Conformity started off the night in an already packed theater, lighting up the crowd with their song, “Bottom Feeder” off their album Wiseblood. They rocked out their hits with songs across all their albums, including “Vote with a Bullet” from their latest album, Blind. COC ended their amazing set with “Clean My Wounds” off their 1994 album, Deliverance.
Endora of Bewitched highlighted the stage next. As she was projected on the back wall of the Riviera Theater stage, Buzz Osborne stepped out to tune his guitar as the stage crew was setting up for The Melvins.
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