Tag Archives: Rigor Mortis

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

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lap221ZcJgk&hd=1[/youtube] 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 […]

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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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Cause Of Mike Scaccia’s Death Revealed, Al Jourgensen Issues Statement

Posted by on December 24, 2012

The metal community was shocked this past weekend by the sudden death of Mike Scaccia. Initially, it was reported that the guitarist had suffered a seizure caused by strobe lights while performing with Rigor Mortis this past Saturday night (December 22). However, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office, Scaccia’s death onstage was actually […]

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Ministry/Rigor Mortis Guitarist Mike Scaccia Dead At 47

Posted by on December 23, 2012

It’s been revealed that guitarist Mike Scaccia of Ministry and Rigor Mortis died last night (December 22) following a seizure onstage. The guitarist was performing with Rigor Mortis at singer Bruce Corbitt’s 50th birthday bash at the Rail Club in Fort Worth, Texas when he reportedly asked for the strobe lights to be off before collapsing […]

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Philip Anselmo And Bruce Corbitt Discuss ‘War Of The Gargantuas’ Split, Pantera And Rigor Mortis’ “Rivalry” And Mutual Respect

Posted by on December 10, 2012

Philip Anselmo and Bruce Corbitt’s contributions to metal are unprecedented. While Anselmo helped bring heavier genres to the mainstream as part of Pantera and Down, Corbitt served as an early influence in the underground thrash scene as the voice of Rigor Mortis. Yet despite already leaving a major footprint in metal music, both singers are […]

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Ministry, Cheap Trick Supergroup Post Two Songs Online

Posted by on November 1, 2010

Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters, a new supergroup featuring Al Jourgensen (Ministry), Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick), Tony Campos (ex-Static X), Michael Scaccia (Ministry, Rigor Mortis) and members of 2 Star Symphony, debuted two new songs on the syndicated radio show The Mancow Show last Friday night (October 29). Audio of the songs have been posted online.

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