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Tag Archives: Rigor Mortis

You can now be a patron of the Al Jourgensen

Posted by on November 24, 2015

Al Jourgensen started Surgical Meth Machine earlier this year, but we haven’t heard much from that project. But Uncle Al has now launched a Patreon page, which is sort of like Kickstarter, but supporters contribute each month. By becoming a monthly patron, he’ll “give you an unfettered, all access, behind the scene view of what the life of Al Fucking […]

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Rigor Mortis singer required heart surgery, crowdfunding campaign launched

Posted by on August 11, 2015

Are you older than 30 and like thrash Metal? if so, remember Texas thrash squad Rigor Mortis and how good they were? Sure you do. Rigor Mortis held the banner as one of the most important thrash metal bands from the early 80’s in Texas and kept that status for years before breaking up after guitarist Mike Scaccia […]

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Ministry expands North American tour

Posted by on February 16, 2015

Last Halloween Ministry announced a handful of tour dates for 2015. Now a few months later, and almost a year and a half  after the release of From Beer to Eternity, we’re treated to a bunch more North American tour dates. Said Al Jourgensen, last summer: “Yup you heard right…will be touring the FBTE album….the set […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 7th – Sure Feels Right

Posted by on October 7, 2014

As promised, today carries a short list of new metal and hard rock releases. That’s okay, though, because today’s releases make up for their lack of quantity with plenty of quality. Dig in and enjoy what we have to offer today!   Sixx:A.M., Modern Vintage (Eleven Seven) Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx is back with the […]

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Rigor Mortis streaming first album in 25 years

Posted by on October 3, 2014

It’s been a 25 year wait for Rigor Mortis to come out with a new album, and on Tuesday, October 7, the band’s final album, Slaves to the Grave, will be released. The album didn’t arriving without its share of difficulties, though. First and foremost, founding guitarist Mike Scaccia dropped dead of a heart attack […]

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NFL picks from members of GWAR, Exodus, Abysmal Dawn and more

Posted by on September 5, 2014

It’s after Labor Day, and while leaves aren’t falling yet here in the Northeast, kids are back in school, you can pick up pumpkin coffee at Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts, and perhaps most important, football is back! The NFL season kicked off (see what we did there?) last night with a lopsided game between last […]

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Rigor Mortis needs your help crowdfunding their fourth and final album

Posted by on July 1, 2014

Legendary Texas speed metal group Rigor Mortis has begun an Indiegogo campaign in attempts to crowdfund their fourth and final album, Slave to the Grave. Having just finished the recording before the unfortunate passing of guitarist Mike Scaccia, all there is left is to release the album. With labels being reluctant to fund an album […]

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Warbeast Tap Rigor Mortis/Ex-GWAR Bassist For Upcoming Tour

Posted by on February 21, 2013

Last week, GWAR announced that Warbeast and Wilson will be joining them on the latest leg of the Fate Or Chaos Tour kicking off in April. In need of a bassist, Warbeast has recruited none other than Casey Orr to fill-in on the road. Singer Bruce Corbitt had the following to say about having his […]

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Philip Anselmo And Dave Brockie (Oderus Urungus) Comment On Mike Scaccia’s Passing

Posted by on December 31, 2012

It’s been over a week since Ministry and Rigor Mortis guitarist Mike Scaccia passed away. And the metal community continues to mourn the loss of a truly talented guitarist, including a few of Scaccia’s well-known friends. Earlier this morning, Rigor Mortis singer Bruce Corbitt shared a statement from Philip Anselmo. The Pantera/Down frontman (whose relationship […]

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Memorial Service Announced For Mike Scaccia

Posted by on December 27, 2012

A public memorial service for Ministry/Rigor Mortis guitarist Mike Scaccia will be held on December 30 in Mansfield, Texas. Meanwhile, an online fundraiser has been launched to help support Scaccia’s family.

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