Double Tap (Ministry song)

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"Double Tap"
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Single by Ministry
from the album Relapse
ReleasedFebruary 24, 2012 (2012-02-24)
FormatDigital download
RecordedLate 2011 February 2012
Genre Industrial metal
Label 13th Planet
Songwriter(s) Al Jourgensen, Sin Quirin
Ministry singles chronology
"99 Percenters"
"Double Tap"

"Double Tap" is a single by industrial metal band Ministry. It was the second single from the album Relapse , released on February 24, 2012. The song is about "Operation Geronimo". [1] It is fast-paced, like many other Ministry songs.

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 (band) American industrial metal band

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 vocalists Nivek Ogre, Chris Connelly and Burton C. Bell, guitarists Mike Scaccia and Tommy Victor, bassists Paul Barker, Paul Raven, Jason Christopher, Tony Campos and Paul D'Amour, drummers Bill Rieflin, Martin Atkins, Rey Washam and Roy Mayorga, keyboardist John Bechdel, and rappers/producers DJ Swamp and Arabian Prince.

<i>Relapse</i> (Ministry album) 2012 studio album by Ministry

Relapse is the twelfth studio album by industrial metal band Ministry, which was released on March 23, 2012 through 13th Planet Records. It was recorded in the wake of their three-year hiatus from November 2008 to August 2011 and Al Jourgensen's near-death experience in 2010. Relapse is also the last Ministry album released during guitarist Mike Scaccia's lifetime, although he appeared posthumously on the band's next album, From Beer to Eternity.


Track listing

  1. "Double Tap" – 4:06

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  1. "PK's Single Reviews - Ministry's Double Tap". Manic Expression. March 8, 2012. Archived from the original on November 1, 2013. Retrieved October 30, 2013.