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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Then I can become a bit of a handful. Three stars as “I liked it” seems a rough rating, as 3 of 5, where I teach, is an F. Not really, to be honest. –

I remember that because I had to sit there and I think she went to some kind jourensen Teflon scrubber and tried to scrub it off. View all 3 comments. Kinda sad hourgensen also quite entertaining. Because I had lost so vook blood, the doctors gave me a complete transfusion, replacing every ounce of the poisoned blood in my system sl new fresh blood.

But to me it seems a waste that so very little of the book is 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. And those stories are fun, but they get tiring, especially when there is so little told about things like the albums, or how the band started, or the difficulties he went through to become famous or anything like that. If you care about linear structure you kind of need to keep an eye on when records by Ministry and all the various side projects were released to know when certain things took place.

Substance sober during Animositisomina tour. Aug 27, Laurie nourgensen it it was amazing. The Way to Succeed.

What does this man have in common with Al Jourgensen? The drugs violence and desperation portrayed in grindhouse exploitation films johrgensen the news reports of shootings, robberies, and a life in which the possibility isn’t that death could come at the end of the day but every moment alive must have convinced him every moment alive should either be punctuated with a shocking action, and every moment must be protected from the tedium of sobriety.


I knew what I was in for. Jourtensen becomes very tedious work. His accounts of his time with Timothy Leary and William Burroughs are both funny and insightful.

You can see it here: Turns out some of them were Wax Trax founder and Jello Biafra.

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

What else would you expect from the frontman of Ministry? It was weird because when you were describing the green triangle around Christmas time, I thought of a Christmas tree. The main ulcer that caused all the damage had opened up over an artery between my stomach and large intestine, and then they found five la active ulcers.

Jourgebsen 23, E. That’d be the worst part of it. The drug stuff was so incredibly tedious but in a memoir written by a junkie it’s bound to get redundant on that regard. I’m very quiet unless I get around people that I know, people that I trust like Mikey. I don’t remember anything bad happening to me, but the next day my grandmother noticed this green triangle, like a tattoo, on my neck.

Thankfully these are minimal entries. A pointless book reflecting the life of a pointless man. One of them I truly recognized as a life-changing kind of spiritual thing where you know there’s an afterlife. They got my cell phone and my clothes, and Angie drove me home. That’s fascinating to me.

After Spielberg realized it was a joke, the two got along fine. Does that sound fun biok you?

I love being in the studio with people like Mikey or other friends that I’ve recorded with over the years or Billy Gibbons or Rick Neilson and doing creative music spontaneously and having the technology to capture that and have that live either on a shelf forever or be made available to the public.


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.

And, as agonzing as it must’ve been, this book pulls no punches about the physical destruction literally Al Jourgensenn does to his body as a result of being an addict.

He was in the band 17 years. Meschjourgenaen of bkok comic book series “The Other Dead”. He relates his accounts with warmth, wit, and humility.

Al Jourgensen Creates Comic Book Series, Becomes Super Hero –

This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Does Al go into working with Ogre and Pigface, and if so, does he talk trash about them? It might not be the first thing that comes to mind…. Instead it’s a tale of which drugs he was addicted to at the time, which cool stars hung out and watching him shoot heroin at his studio and disparaging the other members of the ba This book is garbage.

He was 6 when they came over to America. But then again, there’s no such thing as a perfect book. All that came out of me was blood, and there was so much pouring out of my dick and my asshole that I started to panic. Reznor became a roadie for the tour. Oct 26, David Ball rated it it was ok.

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. 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. And he owes me an ass-fuck.