|Single by Ministry|
|from the album Dark Side of the Spoon and The Matrix: Music from the Motion Picture|
|Released||September 14, 1999|
|Label||Warner Bros. Records|
|Songwriter(s)|| Al Jourgensen |
|Producer(s)|| Hypo Luxa |
|Ministry singles chronology|
"Bad Blood" is a song by industrial metal band Ministry.
Industrial metal is the fusion of heavy metal music and industrial music, typically employing repeating metal guitar riffs, sampling, synthesizer or sequencer lines, and distorted vocals. Prominent industrial metal acts include Ministry, Godflesh, KMFDM and Nine Inch Nails.
Ministry is an American rock band founded in 1981 by Al Jourgensen in Chicago, Illinois. Originally a synth-pop outfit, Ministry's sound changed as they became one of the pioneers of industrial metal in the late 1980s. The band's lineup has frequently changed throughout its history, with the exception of Jourgensen who is the band's main producer, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. Notable musicians who have contributed to the band's studio or live activities include Paul Barker, Martin Atkins, Bill Rieflin, Chris Connelly, Nivek Ogre, Mike Scaccia, Rey Washam, Paul Raven, Tommy Victor, Roy Mayorga, John Bechdel, Jason Christopher, Tony Campos, Burton C. Bell and DJ Swamp.
The song was the second single from the band's 1999 album Dark Side of the Spoon . The song is featured on the soundtrack for the film The Matrix .The song was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance at the 42nd Grammy Awards in 2000. This single also features the song Happy Dust, an instrumental piece that was never released on any of the band's album or compilation to date. It was however used as the intro and outro for the Sphinctour DVD.
Dark Side of the Spoon is the seventh studio album by American industrial metal band Ministry, released on June 8, 1999 by Warner Bros. Records. "Bad Blood" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance in 2000.
The Matrix: Music from the Motion Picture is one of the two 1999 soundtrack albums from the blockbuster film, The Matrix.
The Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance is an award presented at the Grammy Awards to recording artists for works containing quality performances in the heavy metal music genre. The Grammy Awards is an annual ceremony, where honors in several categories are presented by The Recording Academy of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position". The ceremony was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.
|1.||"Bad Blood"||Jourgensen, Barker, Coon, Washam||4:59|
|2.||"Happy Dust" (Instrumental)||Jourgensen, Barker||6:18|
|3.||"Bad Blood" (Radio edit)||4:09|
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