Former Tool bass player Paul D’Amour joins Ministry -
Paul D'Amour

Paul D'Amour

Former Tool bass player Paul D’Amour joins Ministry

by Paul Cashmere on May 30, 2019

in News

Paul D’Amour of Tool is the new member of Ministry.

D’Amour was the original bass player for Tool but only played on the first album ‘Undertow’. He left during the creation of Tool’s second album ‘Ænima’ but is listed as a co-writer for the four tracks ‘Stinkfist’, ‘Eulogy’, ‘H’ and ‘Pushit’.

Paul left Tool to play guitar for Lusk. The band, which featured Chris Pitman who would later join Guns N’ Roses, only recorded one album ‘Free Mars’ in 1997 which featured a

He also played guitar for Replicants, whose 1995 album featured a cover of Paul McCartney’s ‘Silly Love Songs’ with vocals by Maynard Keenan of Tool.

D’Amour has been performed under the name Feersum Ennjin, a name inspired by the novel by Iain Banks.

Paul D’Amour will play his first live dates with Ministry in Europe.

Ministry Summer 2019 European Tour Dates

June 16 – Nickelsdorf, Austria @ Novarock
June 17 – Lindau, Germany @ Club Vaudeville
June 18 – Strasbourg, France Laiterie
June 20 – Clisson, France @ Hellfest
June 22 – Dessel, Belgium @ Graspop
June 23 – Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Doornroosje
June 25 – Oslo, Norway @ Vulkan Arena,
June 26 – Aarhus, Denmark @ Voxhall
June 27 – Hannover, Germany @ Pavilion
June 30 – Berlin, Germany @ Huxley’s
July 2 – Bristol, England @ SWX
July 3 – Glasgow, Scotland @ SWG3
July 4 – Birmingham, England @ O2 Institute
July 6 – London, England @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
July 7 – Paris, France @ La Machine du Moulin Rouge
July 9 – Bochum, Germany @ Matrix
July 10 – Prague, Czech Republic @ Roxy
July 11 – Budapest, Hungary @ A38
July 12 – Timisoara, Romania @ Rock la Mures
July 13 – Kosice, Slovakia @ Collosseum Club
July 15 – Riga, Latvia @ Melna Piektdiena
July 16 – Tallinn, Estonia @ Rock Cafe
July 17 – Tampere, Finland @ Pakkahuone
July 19 – Gavle, Sweden @ Gefle Metal Festival

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