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Metal Wani – Ministry’s Al Jourgensen on ‘Amerikkkant’, Donald Trump, Mass Shootings & Touring Lineup (2018)

Metal Wani’s Jessie David had a chance to chat with Al Jourgensen of Ministry. Ministry is about to release their 14th studio album Amerikkkant which is set to drop March 9th. The first thing Jourgensen does is make a sarcastic remark about Donald Trump before going into his inspiration behind the upcoming album. There were a lot of things that inspired Jourgensen to write Amerikkkant, one being “Obviously the direction I think this country is going in, that the world is going in for that matter.” Another thing that inspired…

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Pure Grain Audio – Interview with Surgical Meth Machine; Frontman Al Jourgensen

Surgical Meth Machine is the new project from Ministry main man Al Jourgensen. Recently signed with Nuclear Blast Records, the band’s self-titled debut album was released on April 15, 2016. Recorded primarily at Jourgensen’s home studio in Burbank, California with his longtime engineer Sam D’Ambruoso, Surgical Meth Machine‘s sound heavily rests on the aggressive side, but fans can also expect a few surprises. We recently connected with Jourgensen via phone to discuss weed, music and politics!

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About.com Heavy Metal – Al Jourgensen Interview

The latest project from Ministry mainman Al Jourgensen is Surgical Meth Machine. He recorded their debut album with engineer Sam D’Ambruoso, with a guest spot from Jello Biafra. Ministry have some European touring planned beginning in late July. I spoke with the always entertaining Jourgensen about Surgical Meth Machine and other topics. Chad Bowar: How did Surgical Meth Machine originate? Al Jourgensen: When we were doing Ministry’s From Beer To Eternity, me and my engineer Sam D’Ambruoso and Mike Scaccia were screwing around with just going uber, fast on some riffs,…

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Metalsucks Podcast – #143: Al Jourgensen of Ministry / Surgical Meth Machine

This week the always intense and enigmatic Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen guests on the podcast. His new project, Surgical Meth Machine, just released their debut self-titled album, and we find out where this next level of music came from and how it turned into something bigger than expected, how the grind of the industry drives him crazy and how he inadvertently became what he most despised by creating his own label to combat the things he hated. We also discuss the boundaries an audience needs to obey when going to shows. A…

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Joel Gausten – Keep Rage Alive: Inside Al Jourgensen’s Surgical Meth Machine

Before you read anything else here, go have a listen to “TV II” off Ministry’s Psalm 69. Now, imagine that song even more frenetic and spread over almost an entire album, and you’ll get an idea of what to expect from Al Jourgensen’s latest musical maelstrom. Al’s back and he has his shit together, folks. Watch the fuck out. The last time we spoke, you were living in Texas; now, you’re in Los Angeles. How’s the city treating you? I’ve lived here before, so it was no problem. I knew…

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CVLT Nation – Al Jourgensen

So, let’s get the elephant in the room out of the way… Where do you see Ministry ending and your new project Surgical Meth Machine beginning? Did the banner of Ministry seem to confining for you ? AL: None of the above. Over the course of the last decade, I’ll block off off four months of studio time record idea taking big shit so I’m not constipated. I’ll go back and listen and think that’s good for Ministry, or that’s good for Rev Co. or Jello would love that, maybe we’ll do another…

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Metal Brainiac – Tommy Victor of Prong: Danzig + Ministry + his own creative rebirth

https://www.buzzsprout.com/47369/365885-tommy-victor-of-prong-danzig-ministry-his-own-creative-rebirth.mp3 Over three decades of near misses and missed trends, New York band Prong has found new life with stellar back-to-back albums. Prong mastermind Tommy Victor talks about the band’s past and present and how Glenn Danzig and Al Jourgensen rescued him at his darkest hour.

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Nuclear Blast Records – SURGICAL METH MACHINE Al Jourgensen On Drumming / Writing Without Ministry Comrades (INTERVIEW)

Ministry mainman Al Jourgensen discusses album drumming, writing without Ministry comrades and picks one track that represents self-titled debut album, SURGICAL METH MACHINE, out April 15, 2016 via Nuclear Blast Records.

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Metal Insider – Interview: Al Jourgensen talks Surgical Meth Machine, politics

Listening to the debut album from Al Jourgensen’s Surgical Meth Machine is like going on a roller coaster ride. The first half of it is frantic, loud and distorted, unrelenting in its heaviness. Then the back end of it lets off and gets a bit more melodic. Given that his primary project, Ministry, started out as a synth pop band before turning into a metal/industrial machine, this makes perfect sense. Recorded over a period of time with engineer Sam D’Ambrouso, the band’s self-titled debut album will be out on Nuclear…

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Metal Wani – Al Jourgensen On Writing Fastest Metal Album, Donald Trump & Worst Drug Ever [Part 2]

After 30 years in the music business, countless addictions and being pronounced dead more than just once, Uncle Al could easily sit back and enjoy life in California, but in this interview with Metal Wani’s Anne Catherine Swallow, he explains why he just can’t function without creating new music and how many projects he still has on hold. Many fans mourned the death of Ministry, but apparently Jourgensen unearthed the band again and has other several crazy ideas in his brain, including a rap project. But this is what defines…

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Metal Wani – Al Jourgensen On SURGICAL METH MACHINE Debut Album & Possible MINISTRY Album [Part 1]

After 30 years in the music business, countless addictions and being pronounced dead more than just once, Uncle Al could easily sit back and enjoy life in California, but in this interview with Metal Wani’s Anne Catherine Swallow, he explains why he just can’t function without creating new music and how many projects he still has on hold. Many fans mourned the death of Ministry, but apparently Jourgensen unearthed the band again and has other several crazy ideas in his brain, including a rap project. But this is what defines…

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Vegas Rocks Magazine – NAMM 2016 WITH Sally Steele

Many great moments at NAMM 2016 including Joe Walsh, Billy Sheehan, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Aldridge, Keith Emerson, Lita Ford, Herbie Hancock, Rudy Sarzo, Steve Stevens, Josie Stevens, Al Jourgensen, KORG, Blackstar, Roland, BOSS for VegasRocksTV.com!

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Kreative Kontrol – Ian MacKaye & Steve Albini – Part 1

The punk legend, and the legendary producer speak to one another during the latest episode of the Kreative Kontrol podcast. This is the first installment.

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Thunder Underground – Ryan McCombs And Tim King Of Soil

In this episode we are joined by Ryan McCombs and Tim King of Soil. The vocalist and bassist talk to us about writing, plans of a possible Scars 15th Anniversary, possibility of new music in 2016, thoughts on streaming services like Spotify, how the Redefine: Rediscovered EP was news to them, why they aren’t fans of drummers, why Will Hunt is an exception, why they decided to move forward as a 4-piece, Ryan transitioning back to Soil from Drowning Pool, Motley Crue, what Ryan holds over Tim every chance he…

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