MINISTRY, the reactivated industrial metal pioneers led by Al Jourgensen, have released the following statement:
“Dearest MINISTRY fans! Someone has erroneously issued a press release to media stating that Al Jourgensen will be attending SXSW [South By Southwest in Austin, Texas] and conducting a panel with Clown of SLIPKNOT entitled ‘Seeing Red Aesthetics & Visuals of Metal’ scheduled for March 15th from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in Room 11AB at the Austin Convention Center.
“While 13th Planet [the record label founded by Al Jourgensen and his wife, Angelina, in 2004] supports both SXSW and Clown of SLIPKNOT, no one ever contacted Al‘s management to invite Al to participate in this panel, and Al WILL NOT BE attending SXSW nor participating in any panel of any kind whatsoever. Any notice or…
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