The Land of Rape and Honey

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All Music Guide - Steve Huey
The Land of Rape and Honey represented Ministry's stylistic breakthrough, combining assaultive percussion, samples, synths, and sometimes crunching guitars with distorted, barking vocals. For all the emphasis on the group's metal/industrial fusion, it's really only the first three and best tracks on Rape and Honey -- "Stigmata," "The Missing," and "Deity" -- that employ guitars extensively. The remainder of the album merely suggests heavy metal aggression through its electronic and sampled elements; it is far more industrial in feel, even though it's just as dark. Ministry was the industrial band that, more than any other, appealed to metal fans, and it was The Land of Rape ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Huey
The Land of Rape and Honey represented Ministry's stylistic breakthrough, combining assaultive percussion, samples, synths, and sometimes crunching guitars with distorted, barking vocals. For all the emphasis on the group's metal/industrial fusion, it's really only the first three and best tracks on Rape and Honey -- "Stigmata," "The Missing," and "Deity" -- that employ guitars extensively. The remainder of the album merely suggests heavy metal aggression through its electronic and sampled elements; it is far more industrial in feel, even though it's just as dark. Ministry was the industrial band that, more than any other, appealed to metal fans, and it was The Land of Rape and Honey that began to lay claim to that status.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/13/2008
  • Label: Warner Bros Uk
  • UPC: 075992579926
  • Catalog Number: 925799
  • Sales rank: 5,034

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Stigmata (5:45)
  2. 2 The Missing (2:54)
  3. 3 Deity (3:23)
  4. 4 Golden Dawn (5:42)
  5. 5 Destruction (3:30)
  6. 6 Hizbollah (3:59)
  7. 7 The Land of Rape and Honey (5:12)
  8. 8 You Know What You Are (4:45)
  9. 9 I Prefer (2:16)
  10. 10 Flashback (4:48)
  11. 11 Abortive (4:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ministry Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Paul Barker Group Member
Al Jourgensen Guitar, Vocals
Al Jourgensen & Friends Group Member
William Rieflin Musician
Technical Credits
Chris Connelly Contributor
Ministry Composer
Keith Fluffy Auerbach Engineer
Paul Barker Composer, Engineer
Julian Herzfeld Engineer
Al Jourgensen Composer, Engineer
Hypo Luxa Producer
Hermes Pan Producer
Bill Rieflin Contributor
Steve Spapperi Engineer
Eddie Cho Producer
Tom Baker Mastering
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    A Pivotal Album for its Time

    At the time this album was released there was almost nothing else like it, the combination of hard angry music, and raw simplicity was unheard of. It was the first of its genre and paved the way for so much that's out there now. This is the "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" of the heavy metal/industrial music age.

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    Posted October 28, 2008

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