Ministry

  1. Mike Scaccia, Ministry Guitarist, Dead at 47

    December 24, 2012 6:30 AM EST Mike Scaccia, guitarist for long-running metal act Ministry, died at the age of 47 on Saturday night (Dec. 22). Scaccia collapsed onstage during a performance at the Rail Club in Fort Worth, Tex. on Saturday night. Al Jourgensen, the lead singer o ...

  2. Jeff "Critter" Newell, Chicago Trax Sound Engineer, Angels & Airwaves 'Fifth Member,' Dead at 45

    January 04, 2012 3:00 PM EST Jeff "Critter" Newell, an audio engineer who worked at Chicago Trax studio, a recording facility that helped define the city's industrial sound, has died at the age of 45. Newell, a former Chicago resident, worked on releases by lea ...

  3. Backbeat: Skateboard Marketing's 20th Anniversary Party @ CMJ: Are Ministry Recording A New Album?

    October 25, 2011 8:00 AM EDT From left: eOne Distribution marketing manager Steve Seabury, ADA label development rep Randy Derebegian and the End production manager Shawn Quinn whoop it up for the camera. (Photo: Christa Titus) Rock and metal promotion company Skateboard Mark ...

  4. Martin Atkins Kicks Off SXSW With 'Welcome to the Music Business, Now You're F---ed' Panel

    March 16, 2011 3:04 PM EDT If you have an hour to spare and want a grubby but realistic take on how to survive in the music business as a band, you'll want to attend a lecture from self-appointed 'powerpoint ninja' Martin Atkins. Check out all of our 2011 Sou ...

  5. Publishing Briefs: Bicycle Music Co., BMG, ASCAP Songwriter Residency

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The Bicycle Music Co. and its affiliate the AF Circle C Fund have acquired a significant interest in the catalog of Chris Connelly , who has been in such bands as the Revolting Coks, Ministry Pigface and the Damage Manual. Terms of the deal wer ...

  6. @MIDEM: Muzu.TV Expands Reach

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Dublin-based Music video site Muzu.TV has struck a number of syndication deals with digital partners including AOL Music and the Telegraph Media Group, which it says will help prove the viability of a free ad-funded music service. The deals were u ...

  7. Merlin Signs Up To Sky Songs

    December 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST Global independent rights agency Merlin has signed an agreement to add its repertoire to the recently launched Sky Songs service. The U.K. service, from satellite TV company and Internet Service Provider Sky, combines unlimited streaming with an a ...

  8. Grainge, will.i.am Support Comes With Music Launch

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music International chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge and will.i.am from Black Eyed Peas were among those lending their support to Nokia's new all-you-can-eat music package Comes With Music at the launch in London. The service, rolling ou ...

  9. Killing Joke's Raven Dies

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul Raven, bass player with influential British post punk group Killing Joke, died in his sleep during the early hours of Saturday morning, at the age of just 46. He was in Geneva, Switzerland, where he had been recording. Born Jan. 16, 1961 in W ...

  10. Ministry Enters Joint-Venture With Megaforce

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Industrial vets launch 13th Planet Records. Ministry leader Al Jourgensen has launched 13th Planet Records and will release upcoming Ministry and Revolting Cocks albums via the label’s joint-venture with Megaforice/MRI. Jourgensen also intends to ...

  11. Indies Sign Up For 3's 'Video Jukebox'

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British mobile network 3 is beefing up its content for its "Video Jukebox" service. Fifteen leading independent labels -- including Sanctuary Group, Beggars Group, XL Recordings, V2, Ministry of Soun British mobile network 3 is beefing u ...

  12. Indies Sign Up For 3's 'Video Jukebox'

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British mobile network 3 is beefing up its content for its "Video Jukebox" service. Fifteen leading independent labels -- including Sanctuary Group, Beggars Group, XL Recordings, V2, Ministry of Soun British mobile network 3 is beefing u ...

  13. AIM Pacts With Yahoo!'s Launch Music Service

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent labels trade assn. AIM. Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent ...

  14. AIM Pacts With Yahoo!'s Launch Music Service

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent labels trade assn. AIM. Launch Europe, Yahoo!'s online music-service, has completed a framework deal with London-based independent ...