Every Day Is Halloween: The Anthology

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Every Day Is Halloween: The Anthology
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Compilation album by Ministry
Released October 5, 2010 (2010-10-05)
Genre Industrial metal, thrash metal
Label Cleopatra
Producer Al Jourgensen
Ministry chronology
MiXXXes of the Molé
(2010)
Every Day Is Halloween: The Anthology
(2010)
Undercover
(2010)
Singles from Every Day Is Halloween: The Anthology
  1. "Thunderstruck"
    Released: 2010

Every Day Is Halloween: The Anthology is a compilation/remix album by Ministry, released on October 5, 2010. It features songs originally recorded by AC/DC, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones and Amy Winehouse. It was also released under the names Every Day Is Halloween: Greatest Tricks [1] and Undercover . [2] The latter is credited to Ministry and Co-Conspirators and has a different track list.

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 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.

AC/DC Australian hard rock band formed in Sydney in 1973

AC/DC are an Australian rock band formed in Sydney in 1973 by Scottish-born brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. Their music has been variously described as hard rock, blues rock, and heavy metal. The band themselves describe their music as simply "rock and roll".

Jimi Hendrix American guitarist, singer and songwriter

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music".

Contents

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Every Day is Halloween" (2010 Evil Version) Al Jourgensen 4:30
2."N.W.O." (Remix)Al Jourgensen, Paul Barker 5:29
3."Jesus Built My Hotrod" (Remix)Al Jourgensen, Paul Barker, Bill Rieflin, Michael Balch, Gibby Haynes 4:54
4."Stigmata"Al Jourgensen5:51
5."Paint It Black" (The Rolling Stones cover) Mick Jagger, Keith Richards 4:02
6."Khyber Pass" (2010 Remix)Al Jourgensen, Paul Raven, Tommy Victor 6:51
7."Stranglehold" (Ted Nugent cover) Ted Nugent 4:09
8."Iron Man" (Black Sabbath cover) Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward 6:01
9."Thunderstruck" (AC/DC cover) Angus Young, Malcolm Young 4:20
10."Purple Haze" (The Jimi Hendrix Experience cover) Jimi Hendrix 4:10
11."Sharp Dressed Man" (ZZ Top cover) Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard 4:01
12."Rehab" (Amy Winehouse cover) Amy Winehouse 4:49
13."Every Day Is Halloween" (Retro Electro Remix)Al Jourgensen6:03
Total length:59:13

Personnel

Al Jourgensen musician

Allen David Jourgensen is a Cuban-American singer-songwriter, musician and music producer. Closely related with scene surrounding the independent record label Wax Trax! Records, Jourgensen has an active musical career that spans four decades, and is best known as the frontman of the industrial rock band Ministry, which he founded in 1981 and of which he remains the only constant member. He was also primary musician of several Ministry-related projects, such as Revolting Cocks, Lard, Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters, and others. Aside from the aforementioned bands, he has produced and/or recorded with numerous other artists, including The Reverend Horton Heat, Prong, Skinny Puppy, Front Line Assembly, The Blackouts, Alan Vega, Iggy Pop, Adrian Sherwood, Jello Biafra and others. Jourgensen is regarded as being one of the most prominent figures of industrial music,</ref> influencing numerous other groups and musicians, both in alternative and industrial-associated acts.

Michael Ralph Scaccia was an American musician, best known as the lead guitarist for several heavy metal and alternative rock acts, including Rigor Mortis, Ministry and Revolting Cocks.

Paul Vincent Raven was a bassist best known for his work in the post-punk group Killing Joke. He later played in the industrial music bands Prong, Ministry, and Zilch.

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