Tag: Relapse

New releases: Pet Shop Boys’ new single, plus Abecedarians reissue, Ministry vinyl

New releases: Pet Shop Boys’ new single, plus Abecedarians reissue, Ministry vinyl

This week’s new releases include “Memory of the Future,” the third single from the Pet Shop Boys’ ‘Elysium,’ which comes in two formats, plus a reissue of the Abecedarians’ ‘Eureka’ mini-LP on both vinyl and, for the first time, CD, as well as a new vinyl release of Ministry’s reunion album, ‘Relapse.’

Mike Scaccia, 1965-2012: Ministry, RevCo guitarist dies after on-stage collapse

Mike Scaccia, 1965-2012: Ministry, RevCo guitarist dies after on-stage collapse

Mike Scaccia — who joined Ministry during the Mind is a Terrible Thing to Taste tour and went on to play with various Al Jourgensen-led projects including Revolting Cocks, 1000 Homo DJs and Lard — died early this morning after collapsing on-stage in Fort Worth, Texas, during a performance with metal band Rigor Mortis.

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen collapses on stage in Paris: ‘The shit hit the fan for me last night’

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen collapses on stage in Paris: ‘The shit hit the fan for me last night’

Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen — who reformed the industrial-metal giant following a blood-draining 2010 health scare — collapsed on stage in Paris on Saturday night and was rushed to an area hospital, where he was ‘diagnosed to have had a full-system collapse due to extreme dehydration and heat exhaustion.’

Video: Ministry, ‘GhoulDiggers’ — second video from comeback album ‘Relapse’

Video: Ministry, ‘GhoulDiggers’ — second video from comeback album ‘Relapse’

With Al Jourgensen’s reformed Ministry opening its very short U.S. tour this Sunday in Denver, the band this week released a second music video from its comeback album ‘Relapse.’ The clip for ‘GhoulDiggers’ features some fine ranting by Uncle Al, a bit of cartoonery and some animated, grave-digging ducks.

New releases: The Smiths reissues, plus Ministry, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Paul Weller

New releases: The Smiths reissues, plus Ministry, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Paul Weller

This week’s new releases include individual reissues of each album in The Smiths’ catalog, plus MInistry’s first new album in five years (‘Relapse’), the U.K. release of Grinderman’s new remix album (‘Grinderman 2 RMX’) and the U.S. release of Paul Weller’s just-released solo album ‘Sonik Kicks.’

Ministry to release pro-Occupy single ‘99 Percenters’ in advance of ‘Relapse’

Ministry to release pro-Occupy single ‘99 Percenters’ in advance of ‘Relapse’

Al Jourgensen’s newly reformed Ministry will release its first original music in four years later this week in the form of the pro-Occupy Wall Street single ’99 Percenters,’ which will go on sale digitally on Friday and then be streamed from the industrial juggernaut’s Facebook page beginning Christmas Day.