Como você pode ver no vídeo acima, o Sr. Jourgensen não estava indo bem durante um show em Paris no fim de semana. Na verdade, parece que ele merece uma salva de palmas mesmo por tentar realizar a apresentação noestado mau em que estava … e depois ele aparentemente caiu!
Um comunicado oficial do Ministry explica:
“27 julho de 2012 PARIS 21:05 Al Jourgensen caiu do palco durante a performance ao vivo do Ministério e foi levado para o hospital por meio de ambulância onde foi examinado por médicos após ter tido um colapso total do sistema devido à desidratação e exaustão do calor intensificado pela falta de ventilação no palco relamente como uma casa de show em Paris
pode permitir que a banda ou bandas façam show nestas condições e olha que na Europa
parece que a europa não vai bem mesmo
I know I give Al Jourgensen a lot of shit, but I obviously never wish him (or anyone else I make fun of) any harm. So this is pretty scary…
As you can see from the above video, Mr. Jourgensen was not doing well during a show in Paris over the weekend. In fact, it seems like he deserves a round of applause for even attempting to perform in such a state… and at some point, he apparently even collapsed!
An official statement from Ministry explains:
“July 27, 2012 PARIS 9:05 pm Ministry Front man Al Jourgensen collapsed on-stage during the live Ministry performance and was rushed to hospital via ambulance where he was examined by numerous physicians and diagnosed to have had a full-system collapse due to extreme dehydration and heat exhaustion intensified by the lack of ventilation on stage at the venue.
Doctors confirm via blood tests conducted that Jourgensen‘s alcohol blood levels were well below normal and no narcotics were found in his system. As a result, Ministry has cancelled today’s appearance at the L’Etaples France Rock en Stock Festival in order to allow Mr. Jourgensen a few days rest to recuperate and receive additional medical attention in Switzerland. Jourgensen fully intends to complete the remaining shows on the Ministry DeFiBriLlaTouR European leg.
Jourgensen extends his most sincere apologies to his devoted Parisian fans who displayed so much love, respect and concern for him before and after the Ministry show. Says Jourgensen: ‘I will make it up to you, somehow. I love Paris, I love the Parisian people. I’m so sorry …but, shit happens and the shit hit the fan for me last night.’”
I’m glad Al is doing okay, and on behalf of everyone at MetalSucks, we wish him a speedy recovery, and sincerely hope he is back in front of audiences making music I don’t really like soon.
In the meantime, you can read a recent interview that our own Corey Mitchell conducted with Mr. Jourgensen here.