1. Al Jourgensen Hangs Up Ministry, Talks Memoir and Projects With Trent Reznor, Lil Wayne

    August 06, 2013 1:35 PM EDT Industrial icon also has comic book planned with an "arch enemy who's based on Ted Nugent. I fight for good, and this guy just shoots deer and writes songs about vaginas" Al Jourgensen is saying yes to more books but no to more Min ...

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  3. 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 ...

  4. Mike Scaccia, Ministry Guitarist, Dead at 47

    December 23, 2012 9:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Founding member of Rigor Mortis reportedly collapsed onstage during a Saturday night performance. Mike Scaccia, guitarist for long-running metal act Ministry, died at the age of 47 on Saturday night (Dec. 22). According to Rolling Stone , Scaccia co ...

  5. Grammy Museum Opens First Ever Heavy Metal Exhibit

    April 12, 2012 10:35 AM EDT Slayer's Marshall stacks greet visitors coming up form the ground floor. (Photo: Phil Gallo) Prior to the Revolver Golden Gods Award Show yesterday (April 12), the Grammy Museum opened its first-ever heavy metal exhibit, "Golden Gods: Th ...

  6. Al Jourgensen

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 27 years, 13 albums and one lost digit (a toe), Al Jourgensen is pulling the plug on influential industrial metal band Ministry. The band's founder chats with Billboard.com on the group's last h After 27 years, 13 albums and one lost ...

  7. The Billboard Q&A: Ministry's Al Jourgensen

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 27 years, 13 albums and one lost digit (a toe), Al Jourgensen is pulling the plug on influential industrial metal band Ministry. In typical fashion, Ministry's last hurrah is unconventional. After 27 years, 13 albums and one lost digit (a ...

  8. Killing Joke/Ministry Bassist Paul Raven Dies

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul Raven, the 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 46. Paul Raven, the bass player with influential British post punk group Killing Joke, die ...

  9. Cheap Tricks, Revolting Cocks

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rick Nielsen makes a surprise appearance at a Revolting Cocks show. The sold-out crowd at Chicago's House of Blues Theatre was treated to an all-star rock n' roll extravaganza on July 2nd when Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen hit the stage ...

  10. Ministry Plots Final Disc

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ministry's days are numbered, according to group leader Al Jourgensen. Ministry's days are numbered, according to group leader Al Jourgensen. Jourgensen, who has led the group and its numerous side projects since 1981, says that after Mini ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Billboard Bits: 'Saw II,' Marky Ramone, Veruca Salt

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on the 'Saw II' soundtrack, Marky Ramone joining Sirius satellite radio and the return of Veruca Salt. Songs from Mudvayne, the Used and Papa Roach will appear on the soundtrack for horror film sequel "Saw II." The disc i ...

  13. Ministry Keeps Ranting With New Album, Tour

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rock act Ministry will celebrate its 25th birthday with a new album due next month and an extensive tour in 2006. Veteran rock act Ministry will celebrate its 25th birthday with a new album due next month and an extensive tour in 2006. The 1 ...

  14. New Limp Bizkit Album Nearly Finished

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Modern rock act Limp Bizkit is nearly finished with its next Flip/Interscope album, "Less Is More," which is tentatively due in April. "I'm in the studio just about to wrap up the vocals," frontman Fr Modern rock act Limp Bi ...

  15. Ministry Aims To Wilt Mohawks With New Album

    December 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As Ministry's Al Jourgensen and Paul Barker contemplated their sixth studio album together, the two sought to get back to the blistering sonic form that produced 1988's groundbreaking electro-industri As Ministry's Al Jourgensen and P ...

  16. Sphinctour

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although it's impossible to capture on disk the bone-rattling ferocity of a live Ministry performance, Sphinctour comes close. Although it's impossible to capture on disk the bone-rattling ferocity of a live Ministry performance, Sphinctou ...

  17. Ministry Returns With Live Album On New Label

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pioneering industrial rock act Ministry will issue the live disc "Sphinctour" March 19 as the first release under a new deal with Sanctuary Records. A companion home video release on DVD and VHS is du Pioneering industrial rock act Ministr ...