Tag Archives: Al Jourgensen

Original Tool bassist Paul D’Amour joins Ministry

Posted by on May 29, 2019

Ministry have recruited former Tool bassist Paul D’Amour as the group’s newest member. D’Amour was with Tool from 1990-1995 and worked on 1992’s Opiate EP and their 1993 debut album, Undertow. Ministry bassist Tony Campos had to step down from touring due to his obligations with the recently reunited, Static-X. Ministry mastermind, Al Jourgensen, announced […]

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Bill Burr wants to play drums with Ministry

Posted by on March 6, 2018

  We’ve known that comedian Bill Burr, one of the biggest standup comics of the last decade, was a fan of metal. He’s spoken about Earthless, and most recently called Meshuggah a “life altering experience” live. Most recently, on his “Monday Morning Podcast,” Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen guested on the show. Of course, he has […]

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Fear Factory, Slipknot, Beck members to make up Ministry’s touring lineup

Posted by on February 12, 2018

Ministry have a new album, AmeriKKKant, coming out on March 9th. And while that’s not new news, the lineup that Al Jourgensen has to back him on the road in support of it is truly impressive. The tour, which kicks off on March 22nd, will find the likes of Fear Factory vocalist Burton C. Bell, VIMIC […]

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Ministry’s Al Jourgensen recalls chasing Metallica with veggies and more

Posted by on October 6, 2017

For those who are wiped out from yet another long week, you should head over to Metal Hammer to find some laughable material. Ministry vocalist Al Jourgensen aka “Uncle Al,” doesn’t care about holding back from the media or anyone who stands in his way. Therefore, he revealed detail stories such as experimenting with hard […]

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Remember When: Ministry protested against robots in ‘A.I. Artificial Intelligence’?

Posted by on July 5, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Interview: Al Jourgensen talks Surgical Meth Machine, politics

Posted by on March 15, 2016

Listening to the debut album from Al Jourgensen’s Surgical Meth Machine is like going on a roller coaster ride. The first half of it is frantic, loud and distorted, unrelenting in its heaviness. Then the back end of it lets off and gets a bit more melodic. Given that his primary project, Ministry, started out […]

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Coal Chamber release lyric video For “Suffer in Silence”

Posted by on April 13, 2015

Hot off their first North American tour supporting their upcoming album Rivals, Coal Chamber have premiered a new track and lyric video from the upcoming release through Metal Injection. “Suffer in Silence” follows the previously released single “I.O.U. Nothing” and title track “Rivals” – both of which are streaming now. The new track features guest […]

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Fear Factory has got balls, thanks to Ministry and Mr. Belding

Posted by on January 26, 2015

The old saying goes what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Thankfully, that’s not the case in Los Angeles, and this past Friday, Fear Factory headlined the Whisky a Go Go there. The  band were, oddly, introduced by Dennis Haskins, who you might know better as Mr. Belding from Saved by the Bell. That’s something in […]

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Ministry Will Do “Anything For You,” Including Debut Unreleased Material

Posted by on December 15, 2014

It’s an interesting time to be a Ministry fan. Not long after frontman Al Jourgensen went back on his plans to break the long-running industrial metal group up after the death of guitarist Mike Sciaccia and announced further tour dates in support of their most recent release, From Beer To Eternity, Uncle Al has also gone back […]

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Coal Chamber announce tour, possibly collaborate with Ministry [UPDATED]

Posted by on December 9, 2014

Coal Chamber, who younger metal fans might know only as the band that Dez Fafara was in before Devildriver, have  been resuscitated since 2011, but so far, only have several tours under their belt. However, they’ve announced that they’re in the studio working on a new album that will be out in 2015, which will […]

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