Killing Joke Singer Found 'Living a Nomadic Existence' in Sahara Desert
Almost two weeks after reportedly going missing, which put a tour with The Cult and The Mission UK in jeopardy and his welfare into question, Killing Joke singer Jaz Coleman has been found alive and well.
"To the relief of family and friends, Killing Joke front man Jaz Coleman appeared today from his retreat in the Western Sahara bemused by all the fuss of his disappearance," the band posted on its Facebook page yesterday, which was titled "Jaz Coleman, alive and kicking in the Western Sahara."
"'I've been finishing my book and writing the score for my new project – (The Nirvana Symphonic) – (laughs), what's all the fuss about then?'" Coleman said. The post added that Coleman "had apparently been living a nomadic existence" for the last month "in the desert" to work on various projects. One is an "exclusive" solo album which is being packaged together and available next week for ordering. The second project is a television show and Seattle concert in 2013 based on The Nirvana Symphonic. If that wasn't enough Coleman is also working on a book.
As previously reported, when Coleman went missing it put a forthcoming Killing Joke tour with The Cult and The Mission in doubt. But it's not like that was the first sign of trouble. A post earlier in July only added to the confusion after a "fan" impersonating Coleman wrote some dismissive statements about The Cult tour. The band addressed these strange comments.
"Yet mystery still surrounds the message on Facebook regarding The Cult and The Mission Shows of which Coleman claims no knowledge," yesterday's post added. "Looks like this has caused a right ding dong and