Al Jourgensen Suing Over Ministry Documentary
"Fix: The Ministry Movie", which has been years in the making, gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the band Ministry and features commentary from the likes of Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, Tool and Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister.
The documentary, which also details Al Jourgensen's wild drug past, premiered at the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival last month, but the Ministry star is angry at its screening - because he did not give director Doug Freel and producer Edward Bates permission to release the film.
He tells the Los Angeles Times, "The bottom line is this: it boils down to breach of contract in a lot of different ways... 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."
But Jourgensen, who recently sought help for an alcohol addiction in rehab, insists it's not the content of the film he's objecting to - it's the lack of payment for his efforts.
He adds, "I have no problems with that film ever being released, if it's done properly and I'm paid for it. It's not like I'm doing this because I'm ashamed, or anything like that."
The heavy rocker is seeking at least $250,000 (GBP156,250) in damages. His lawyer has also vowed to file for an injunction against the movie' release.
Ministry split in 2008.
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