A lot of people didn't think Ministry would ever come back, not the least of which was Al Jourgensen. When it was announced that Ministy would be playing Wacken in 2012, no one was sure if it was a one-off date or if there would be more to come from the industrial powerhouse.
After splitting from hard-rock band Johnny Crash which also featured a couple of guys by the name of Matt Sorum and Dizzy Reed in the early '90s, guitarist Mark August needed a break from rock 'n' roll. August spent some time as an electronica DJ, founded a highly successful tattoo artist supply company called Skincandy, before finally -- in 2009 -- strapping a guitar back on and recording his first solo album, Mindfuck.
Noel Gallagher has admitted that his decision to quit Oasis may have been a "hasty decision," citing his desire to be together in 2015 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band's hit album, (What's The Story) Morning Glory.