Tag Archives: Al Jourgensen

Al Jourgensen hints at retiring Ministry after one more album

Posted by on February 21, 2024

  In a recent interview with Chuck Armstrong of Loudwire Nights, Al Jourgensen hinted at retiring Ministry. Jourgensen expressed his desire to transition into film scoring and activism, emphasizing his intention to make a difference through these avenues. Jourgensen elaborated on his plans, stating that after wrapping up the last few albums and tours, he […]

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Ministry’s new LP ‘Moral Hygiene’ is one of their best

Posted by on September 20, 2021

  Moral Hygiene has quickly become one of my favorite records of 2021 and I’m rather surprised at the reason why. Perhaps it’s the rather upbeat sonics, or maybe the lyrics that take a slightly less abrasive and more optimistic tone than much the band’s previous record. But really, what I think it comes down […]

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Ministry’s Al Jourgensen encourages all to “Git Up, Get Out ‘N Vote’ in new video

Posted by on October 20, 2020

  The clock is ticking, and there are only two weeks left until the most critical elections in American history hits on November 3rd. Ministry’s Al Jourgensen is encouraging everyone to “Git Up, Get Out, ‘N Vote” by releasing a video of the ambitious song, which is taken from 2012’s Relapse.     Watch the video […]

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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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