Jeff Ward (musician)

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Jeff Ward (November 18, 1962 – March 19, 1993) was a drummer for various rock bands including Skafish, Hammeron, Nine Inch Nails, Revolting Cocks, Ministry, Lard (Drums and Vocals), and Low Pop Suicide.

He died by suicide in 1993 from carbon monoxide poisoning.[1] Revolting Cocks' 1993 album Linger Ficken' Good, Nine Inch Nails' 1994 album The Downward Spiral,[2] Ministry's 1996 album Filth Pig, and Lard's 1997 release Pure Chewing Satisfaction all featured dedications to him, while Ward's friend (and Nine Inch Nails bandmate) Richard Patrick dealt with his death in the Filter track "It's Over." He provided vocals and drums for the 1000 Homo DJs and the song "Hey Asshole" where he impersonated a cop.


  1. ^ "Ministry FAQ". Retrieved 2008-02-15.
  2. ^ Huxley, Martin (1997). Nine Inch Nails: Self Destruct. New York: St. Martin Press. p. 126. ISBN 0-312-15612-X – via Internet Archive.

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