Tag: Ministry

Dannie Flesher, co-founder of Chicago’s famed Wax Trax! Records, 1951-2010

Dannie Flesher, co-founder of Chicago’s famed Wax Trax! Records, 1951-2010

Tweet This week saw the passing of a key figure in the ’80s and early-’90s industrial-dance scene: Dannie Flesher, co-founder of Chicago’s hugely influential Wax […]

Video: Trailer for ‘Fix: The Ministry Movie’

Tweet Al Jourgensen may be hard at work on a purported synthpop album (and recording Christmas songs), but he’s not quite done with Ministry, the […]

Video: Ministry’s Al Jourgensen sings ‘It’s Always Christmas Time’ for Paul Raven

Tweet As threatened, ex-Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen has released a Christmas song with guitarist Mark Gemini Thwaite in memory of late Killing Joke/Ministry bassist Paul […]

Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne & Brian Eno earn Grammy nominations

Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne & Brian Eno earn Grammy nominations

Tweet The nominations for the 52nd annual Grammy Awards were announced last night, and this year’s list features a slew of ’80s college-rock vets, including […]

X to release Christmas single, play California holiday concerts in late December

X to release Christmas single, play California holiday concerts in late December

Tweet Legendary L.A. punk act X will celebrate the holidays this year by releasing a Christmas single — just like Ministry’s Al Jourgensen! — and […]

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen records Christmas song in memory of Killing Joke’s Paul Raven

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen records Christmas song in memory of Killing Joke’s Paul Raven

Is Uncle Al going soft? First ex-Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen lets slip plans to record a pop album, and now he’s announcing he’ll release a […]

Al Jourgensen goes pop? Ex-Ministry frontman threatens to make ’80s synthpop album

Al Jourgensen goes pop? Ex-Ministry frontman threatens to make ’80s synthpop album

With Ministry now over and a bunch of ringers currently out on the road as the Revolting Cocks, industrial godfather Al Jourgensen is threatening to […]

New releases: New Living Colour album, Ministry remixed, Damned deluxe edition

New releases: New Living Colour album, Ministry remixed, Damned deluxe edition

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Living Colour RELEASE: The Chair in the […]

Revolting Cocks map first headlining tour in 20 years — but without Al Jourgensen

Revolting Cocks map first headlining tour in 20 years — but without Al Jourgensen

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen this week announced his spin-off band Revolting Cocks will mount its first headlining tour in two decades this fall — although that’s […]

In stores this week: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Killing Joke box sets

In stores this week: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Killing Joke box sets

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Siouxsie and the Banshees RELEASE: At the BBC BACKSTORY: This […]

In stores Tuesday: Ministry says ‘Adios…’ with final live album

In stores Tuesday: Ministry says ‘Adios…’ with final live album

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Ministry ALBUM: Adios… BACKSTORY: Al Jourgensen says goodbye to his […]

In stores Tuesday: U2, Erasure, Revolting Cocks, Marty Willson-Piper

In stores Tuesday: U2, Erasure, Revolting Cocks, Marty Willson-Piper

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: U2 ALBUM: No Line on the Horizon FORMAT: CD, LP, […]