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Late Ministry Guitarist Mike Scaccia Remembered by Frontman Al Jourgensen

Mike Scaccia Al Jourgensen
Facebook: Ministry

As we reported earlier today, Ministry guitarist Mike Scaccia collapsed onstage last night (Dec. 22) while playing with his other band Rigor Mortis and passed away at the age of 47 shortly thereafter. In honor of his fallen bandmate, Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen has posted a eulogy on the band's Facebook page.

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Ministry + Rigor Mortis Guitarist Mike Scaccia Dies at 47 After Onstage Collapse

Mike Scaccia
Facebook: Rigor Mortis

Ministry and Rigor Mortis guitarist Mike Scaccia has died at the age of 47 after collapsing onstage at a performance in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday night (Dec. 22). The musician had been performing with thrash metal veterans Rigor Mortis at the Rail Club when he suddenly fell to the ground after suffering a heart attack. Classic Rock magazine reports that one of the band's members returned to the address the crowd, stating only, "It doesn't look good." Scaccia was rushed to the hospital, but passed away soon after.

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Ministry Release Statement Following the Collapse of Al Jourgensen Onstage in Paris

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Earlier today it was reported that Al Jourgensen and Ministry were forced to cancel a show mid-set in Paris after Jourgensen was rushed to the hospital via ambulance.

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Ministry’s Al Jourgensen Hospitalized After Shortened Show in Paris

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Ministry were scheduled to perform last night at Bataclan in Paris, France, but ended up interrupting their show mid-set, then subsequently cancelling it, due to frontman Al Jourgensen being hospitalized.

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Ministry Unleash New Video for ‘Ghouldiggers’

Al Jourgensen
13th Planet

Industrial metal legends Ministry have just released their second music video from the band's latest album, 'Relapse.' After the unveiling of the '99 Percenters' video, frontman Al Jourgensen goes back into the realm of Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' for Ministry's video for 'Ghouldiggers.'

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Ministry Unveil Pro-’Occupy’ Movement Video for ’99 Percenters’

Al Jourgensen
YouTube: revolver

Ministry have just released the official video for the single '99 Percenters.' Written as a modern day protest for the pro-Occupy movement, '99 Percenters' is the first single released from the upcoming album 'Relapse.'

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Al Jourgensen Opens Up on Ministry, Buck Satan, Politics + Much More

Ministry's Al Jourgensen
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Ministry's Al Jourgensen on New Album, Politics, More

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Ministry’s Al Jourgensen Talks ‘Relapse’

Al Jourgensen
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Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen talked with radio host Full Metal Jackie over the weekend. The veteran rocker talked about the upcoming Ministry album 'Relapse,' politics, his Buck Satan project and more. If you missed Jackie's show, check out her Q&A with Jourgensen below:

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Ministry’s Al Jourgensen: Republican Party Made Up of ‘Knuckleheads’

Al Jourgensen
Steffan Chirazi

We recently posted part of our exclusive interview with Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen, in which he claimed that the upcoming Ministry album is one of the "top 50 records of all time by any band." Luckily, that was only one of Jourgensen's golden moments during the interview. The Ministry mastermind also shared his thoughts on the current state of the Republican Party.

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Al Jourgensen: Upcoming Ministry Album Is One of ‘The Top 50 Records of All Time’

Al Jourgensen
Facebook: Ministry

Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen is one of the most charismatic and fascinating characters in the world of metal. Well known for making bold statements, Jourgensen told us during an exclusive interview that the upcoming Ministry disc 'Relapse' is one of the 50 best albums ever by any music act.

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