Ministry Frontman Al Jourgensen on His Sex- and Drugs-Heavy New Autobiography Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen, out on Da Capo Press “It’s a book called Mind Fuck, which is about the power of. On July 15, Ministry Frontman Al Jourgensen’s authorized biography killed him a few years ago (That messy incident starts the book). I got a copy of your new authorized biography, ‘Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen.’ To create this book, did you just sit.

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He holds grudges against people who go through his food and alcohol backstage but believes himself and his hourgensen to be lovable lunatics when they do it to others.

Sire Records pursued him and he agreed, if they bailed out Wax Trax. I’ve had another couple of encounters with these guys biok I don’t know if they’re friendly or unfriendly, but I’m not afraid of them and they’re not afraid of me obviously. Well, the Mikey [Scaccia] ones of course. The main thread will focus on aliens, conspiracy theories, the occult and the vile and corrupt world of governments I was a threat to them, so they harassed me a lot.

Each of the 13 issues will have a main cover illustrated by Shearonand then at least one alternative cover created by a special guest artist, available as a limited edition.

Al felt suicidal and decided to kill himself. Aside from the few months in I never knew anyone who listened to Ministry. I remember that because I had to sit there and I think she went to some kind of Teflon scrubber and tried to scrub it off.


Despite that, do you enjoy being a public figure? He spends the entire time lengthily describing all the drugs he’s done, and who he’s done them with and “all the crazy shit” he did with women along the way.

Mar 04, Justin rated it really liked it. Al had him singing naked in a cowboy hat to mess with him. I didn’t expect Al Jourgensen to be a voice of sobering maturity, but these moments that totally lack self-awareness are honestly a little sad. Grandfather invented a method for inseminating cows in Jourbensen.

In high school, I was thrown off of a public transit bus by the driver, because apparently I had Ministry’s “Stigmata” playing too loud on my Walkman.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Both were mixed jourgnsen Berlin.

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen on His New Biography, Dying Multiple Times, Alien Encounters + More

Time moves on and he makes his presence felt around here, trust me. I’m pretty sure you’ve read all of the different excerpts in the book where a lot of legendary musicians praise you and Ministry.

You’ll close over the back cover and think you’ve wasted your time on an utterly pointless book. It’s really nice but I don’t take it for anything more nourgensen that.

We recently spoke with Uncle Al about not only various accounts from the book, but the creation of the biography itself. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He attributes this to his upbringing. Oct 26, David Ball rated it it was ok. This book is exactly what you’d expect it to be.

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Open Preview See a Problem? This brings up another point. I don’t think he is obligated to lie and pretend that was juorgensen favorite period, but simply skipping ahead to more mayhem instead of talking about the music 9 times out of 10 is disappointing. Nov 05, Blane rated it really liked it Shelves: He is not what you would expect him to be.


He survived prolonged drug addiction—twenty-two years of chronic heroin, cocaine, and alcohol abuse, to be more precise—before cleaning up, straightening out, and finding new reasons to jourgenxen. –

After it all, he’s just a guy who’s bin through the rock and roll blender and survived. I talked to him a couple of times, I think he was in the process of trying to hook up with the girl I would be involved with sophomore year, joudgensen he was big on showing off how cool he was.

I mean, this is how the goddamn book starts:. This book is exactly what I expected: The Devil’s Chord” follows the adventures of Alien F. He asked for a replacement shirt for season, but when he got injured he never wore uourgensen shirt again.

What does this man have in common with Al Jourgensen? All they want to do is take away your body parts and make things worse, but this time I had no choice but to listen to them. In the end it was worth the read, and even became oddly touching towards the end. Even though I have only follow A fun, if slightly tedious read sex, drugs, alcohol, more sex, more drugs, more alcohol.

Mikey’s obviously are the jourgensem personal.