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Interview: Honor Among Thieves – Big City Nights

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 11:53 AM (PST)

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Honor Among Thieves are one of NYC’s best kept not so secret long running hard rock bands. These dudes will get riffs stuck in your head like the theme song of Law & Order, out drink your mother and make you feel like you are living in some golden era of hard rock fun when you catch them live. Regular NY scenesters who have put their time in and have deep roots in the L.E.S. and Brookyln, Honor Among Thieves destroy consistently and never worry about the trends in hipster music, what heavy style they “should” be playing or whatever else you think is clever. Dudes are too busy keeping the candle burning at both ends.

Recently HAT opened for Sixx A.M. and Apocalyptica in NYC and says they were “treated great.”

No matter what form over the years (there aren’t too many bands who replaced
female lead singers with a hyper active black man!), Honor Among Thieves seal
the deal. All of these dudes are NYC legends. Don’t even get me started on
Dave of Thrones or Sebastian. We’d need to write a book. It’s the never say die spirit.

Honor Among Thieves came Upstate to Kingston, NY to do a show with my band GET
OUT at The Anchor, a great watering hole/small venue. It was great to catch up
with the band, hear new music live and talk other good stuff.

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You aint gonna sell every fanboy on the latter day line ups of great bands. I know not everyone is ever going to accept Guns N Roses or Smashing  Pumpkins as they are today, though both are still great bands. I can holler about how great current Stratovarius or how cool the 2014 live line up of Prong is or even Danzig (ha, a double tommy victor shout out), but some chuckleheads will still only desire the original or most “classic” era.This is only appropriate in the case of the Misfits, folks. I don’t even mind the current incarnation of Slayer and think Tom and Kerry found the most perfect people to be in the band if it wasn’t gonna be Jeff and Dave (I’m also giddy with excitement about Lombardo playing with legendary political punk assault team Amen).

That said, perhaps the greatest sin of all is when people crap on the latter day works of the great industrial metal giants Ministry. The band survived like radiated cockroaches through so many twists and turns over the years, never beating to anyone else’s drum. There are many, many great Ministry songs written post Psalm 69. Grow up, people. If you missed out on Uncle Al’s anti George Bush trilogy or the gulch heat awesome sauce satire of Houses of The Mole, let alone “Ghouldiggers” from Relapse (easilly one of Al’s most powerful music industry lampooning songs of all time), you should be on suicide watch cuz the snob thing aint workin’ out so cute for ya anymore.

The final Ministry live touring outfit of Al, guitar speed-blazer Mike Scaccia (R.I.P.), theatrical fan fave Sin Qurin, big man Casey Orr on bass and the hellfire drumming of aaron Rossi, was a force of fucking reckoning I’m honored to say I got to witness in their live glory.“Last Tangle in Paris,” an artistic collaboration between UDR Music and 13th Planet Records, Inc., is set for a July 8 North American release and will be available in 2-CD and DVD digipak, BluRay and 2-CD Amaray, 2 X vinyl Gatefold 160 gram configurations, digital audio and video, and as a simple CD
package. Al Jourgensen is a true ringmaster, a roadshow of karma and philosophy married to tattoos, clouds of smoke and a cheshire grin.

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MinistryLogoChicago industrial metal band Ministry have released a video for the song “PermaWar” off of their upcoming album From Beer to Eternity.  The band began recording the album in December of 2012 at Jourgensen’s 13th Planet in El Paso, Texas however during the recording process guitarist Mike Scaccia passed away while playing a life show in Dallas due to a heart attack. Upon returning from the funeral of Scaccia, Jourgensen and Sammy D’Ambruoso (engineer and co-producer) locked themselves in the studio to finish the album. The album is set for release on September 6th on 13th Planet Records.

You can see the video here.

Jourgensen said the following about recording the album: “There was no choice, During the tracking sessions, Mikey was smiling and going, ‘You know what, Al? This is by far and away the best Ministry album we’ve ever done together. This is awesome. I’m super proud of ‘From Beer To Eternity’, because it’s my tribute to Mikey’s incredible talent, and I feel it honors him and all of the years we spent together making music.”

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Reunited industrial metal pioneers Ministry have posted the third in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of their upcoming album Relapse. At the end of the footage, the band mentions a March 3, 2012 release date for the album. You can click here to watch it.

Relapse is the follow-up to 2007’s The Last Sucker. Ministry split up in 2009 before mainman Al Jourgensen decided to reform the band this year.

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Ministry post second webisode from the studio

Posted by Metal Dude on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 7:16 AM (PST)

Reunited industrial metal pioneers Ministry have posted the second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of their upcoming album Relapse. You can click here to watch it.

Relapse is the follow-up to 2007’s The Last Sucker. Ministry split up in 2009 before mainman Al Jourgensen decided to reform the band this year.

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Ministry post making of “Relapse” webisode

Posted by Metal Dude on Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 6:38 AM (PST)

Reunited industrial metal pioneers Ministry have posted the first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of their upcoming album Relapse. You can click here to watch it.

Relapse is the follow-up to 2007’s The Last Sucker. Ministry split up in 2009 before mainman Al Jourgensen decided to reform the band this year.

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Apparently, the makers of “The Fix” don’t know you have to pay the person you are making a movie about. “Fix: The Ministry Movie” centers around Ministry‘s 1996 SphincTour and was filmed by Doug Freel at that time.

Frontman Al Jourgensen comments: “The bottom line is this, it boils down to breach of contract in a lot of different ways. I’m sole registered owner of the trademark Ministry, the name Ministry, the brand Ministry, everything Ministry. In any contract signed throughout the history of the filming of this, it was understood and in writing and approved and signed by everyone that I would have final cut approval of this film being shown anywhere, let alone being released. I never got that.”

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Ministry

Posted by Lucas Riot on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 11:16 PM (PST)
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13th Planet Records

Posted by Lucas Riot on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 11:11 PM (PST)
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