Chris Krovatin is the author of three young adult novels, Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones. He is currently working on multiple new writing projects, as well as new material with his local New York metal band Flaming Tusk. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and generally comes off as [...]
Ministry have cancelled their performance at France’s L’Etaples France Rock en Stock Festival after frontman Al Jourgensen collapsed onstage during a show in Paris last week due to apparent heat exhaustion. An official statement from the Ministry camp reads: “July 27, 2012 PARIS 9:05 pm Ministry Front man Al Jourgensen collapsed on-stage during the live [...]
On June 28 and 29, Industrial-metal pioneers Ministry returned to the town that birthed them, Chicago, on their reunion tour. Photographer Brigette Sullivan of Outer Focus Photos was there on the first night, which saw dubstep outfit BlackBurner opening the show. Check out the photos she captured for us below–you can also follow her on [...]
Interview: Prong Frontman Tommy Victor on New Album, Carved into Stone, “electro metal,” and Knotfest
Metal iconoclasts Prong recently released their acclaimed ninth album, Carved into Stone, and the band will play the Slipknot-curated Knotfest in August. In celebration, the group–which also feature Tony Campos of Static-X– is giving away a Schecter guitar signed by main man Tommy Victor (enter to win right here). Victor spoke to us about his [...]
Recently resurrected industrial-metal titans Ministry are hitting the road in support of this year’s comeback album, Relapse–check out their exclusive US tour dates below. In the meantime, main man Al Jourgensen & Co. have unleashed the music video for Relapse‘s lead-off track, “Ghouldiggers.” Watch the animated clip below and let us know what you think [...]
Check out pics from the final show of the metal titans’ recent tour together!
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Industrial metal legends Ministry, who are releasing a new single on iTunes titled “Double Tap” on February 24, are beginning to tour in support of their comeback album, Relapse, on a trek they’re calling DeFibRilLaTouR. In addition to playing the Wacken Festival in Germany and the Brutal Assault Festival in the Czech Republic, they will [...]
Ministry mad genius Al Jourgensen is back in full force in 2012: Not only has he re-formed the seminal industrial-metal band, which will drop a new full-length, Relapse, in March, but he’s also releasing the debut from his long-rumored psycho-country project, Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters (you can preview the record right here). One [...]