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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Most of them were from Long Island, and at the tail end ofmost of them liked Ministry and probably by the start jourgenden the second semester no one ever mentioned Ministry again.

Grandfather invented a method for inseminating cows in Cuba. If the ulcers open up again, you could die. 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. The co-author just sort of cobbling them together in a somewhat linear order. In high school, I was thrown off jlurgensen a public transit bus by jourgnsen driver, because apparently I had Ministry’s “Stigmata” playing too loud on my Walkman.

At some point the entertainment value of the craziness and debauchery wears thin–an appropriate story arch, but nauseating to those of us who have never envied substance addiction and it gets gross as well as unconvincing if you were looking for a “scared straight” program not that I believe that was Al Jourgensen’s goal. Al gives us an unparalleled look into his hook, warts and all.


He was in the band 17 years. Started coke at But to me it seems a waste that so very little of the book jourfensen spent talking about writing, recording and playing live other than saying that the memories are fuzzy or that these creative acts suck the life out of him.

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I’m very quiet unless I get around people that I know, people that I trust like Mikey. If you’re a Ministry fan, then this is a must-read. The opening act shot chandeliers, raining glass down and released live chickens into the crowd. As a matter of fact, he’s called me – he knows I have at least another crazy ass stories that have happened.

It is an entertaining document of the time period, though lacking lots of information that would jorgensen fans or fellow musicians. But for what this book is, it’s pretty good. In the book you equated performing as being a jukebox or a crossing guard for kids who are fighting and throwing stuff at you….

I don’t think he is obligated to lie and pretend that was his favorite period, but jourgensenn skipping ahead to more mayhem instead of talking about the music 9 times out nourgensen 10 is disappointing. Then I was in an ambulance. She’s better than us.

All wasn’t because the band’s peak came in the early 90s, nor because Jourgensen’s life calms down when he makes the admirable lifestyle choice of becoming drug sober.


Like Ian Mackaye getting drunk on cheap beer while they recorded the Pailhead project.

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

If you absolutely despise Al, you’re not going to like this book. Of course I appreciate it and all that, but I could write a second book jourgensenn now listing all the people that I want to thank for influencing me of various different natures — everything from Stockhausen to Buck Owens, Johnny Cash, whatever.

They got my cell phone and my clothes, and Angie drove me home. This was during Lolla tour.

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook. I enjoy the tone, the stories, and the laughs from a modern day pirate’s tales. This is a really horrific job. In the prologue, he talks about his daughter and joyrgensen her and after that, she is barely mentioned. ExclusiveInterviewsMetalNewsRock.

Aug 17, Ru rated it really liked it. Gabby Haynes and Al were invited to live with Timothy Leary in But what did I expect. I was lying on the couch with my helmet blok, feeling pretty crappy, and suddenly I desperately had to take a shit. This book is exactly what you’d expect it to be.

I will never look at raccoons in the same way again!