An excerpt from an extensive interview with current MINISTRY/former KILLING JOKE bassist Paul Raven, conducted by music writer Joel Gausten, is now available online at

Gausten interviewed Raven as part of his upcoming book, titled "Albums that (Should've) Changed the World". The book will include a detailed history of KILLING JOKE, with special emphasis placed on their 1990 album "Extremities, Dirt & Various Repressed Emotions". In addition to Raven, the KILLING JOKE chapter will include commentary from singer/keyboardist Jaz Coleman and past members Ted Parsons, Martin Atkins and Troy Gregory. The book will also feature exclusive interviews with past/present members of KISS, BLACK SABBATH, AEROSMITH, THIN LIZZY, PRONG, DANZIG, SAMHAIN, MISFITS, PLASMATICS, RAMONES and many others.

Joel Gausten is the former managing editor of Liner Notes magazine. A longtime musician, he has worked with a number of artists, including PIGFACE and ELECTRIC FRANKENSTEIN. "Albums that (Should've) Changed the World" is slated for an August 2007 release.


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