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2015

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The Pale Emperor

January 20, 2015

Back in the Nineties, Marilyn Manson sold a lot of records and scared a lot of parents by playing Alice Cooper shockrocker at the goth pity party. With his Methy the Clown fashion sense, lyrics like "I am totalitarian/I've got abortions in my eyes"...

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Marilyn Manson's Eerie New 'Pale Emperor' LP Now Streaming

January 12, 2015

Marilyn Manson's ninth LP, The Pale Emperor, is out January 20th, but fans can absorb its bluesy guitar riffs, swampy synths and menacing yelps one week early. The 10-track album is available to stream at Genius, accompanied by the singer's...

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Hear Marilyn Manson's Eerie New 'Cupid Carries a Gun'

January 8, 2015

Ghost-like electric-guitar moans, ominous piano and a mesmerizing acoustic blues-guitar line open "Cupid Carries a Gun," the latest song from Marilyn Manson's forthcoming LP, The Pale Emperor, to be released. The singer croaks lyrics about witch drums...

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A Handy Timeline of Marilyn Manson's Most Shocking Moments

January 6, 2015

A little over two decades ago, Marilyn Manson introduced himself to the world with six shocking words: "I am the God of Fuck!" Since then, the self-proclaimed Antichrist Superstar has never ceased to find ways to disturb his listeners – and their...

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Marilyn Manson: The Vampire of the Hollywood Hills

January 6, 2015

When Marilyn Manson goes to sleep, dawn has usually just arrived, and when he gets up, full and unremitting darkness is usually not far off. In this regard, as in almost all other regards, he does what he wants. If he wants black sheets on his bed and...

2014

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See Marilyn Manson's Unsettling, Phallic 'Deep Six' Video

December 19, 2014

Perennial metal boogieman Marilyn Manson presents a new kind of nightmare in the video for his gothy dance single "Deep Six," which will appear on his upcoming record The Pale Emperor. Rather than revisit the neo-Bosch grotesqueries or salacious drug...

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Courtney Love, Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson Mend Rift

December 6, 2014

The bizarre hate triangle of alternative rock– Courtney Love, Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson – have finally made peace with one another. First, a photo of Corgan, Manson and Love sitting together was posted on the Hole singer's...

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Watch Johnny Depp Perform With Marilyn Manson

November 2, 2014

Marilyn Manson performed at Los Angeles' the Roxy on Halloween night, and for the concert's encore, the shock rocker brought out both actor Johnny Depp and Die Antwoord's Ninja to join him for "The Beautiful People." Depp holds his own on guitar...

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Marilyn Manson to Ride with 'Sons of Anarchy'

May 29, 2014

Marilyn Manson will have a recurring role on the upcoming season of FX's hit biker drama, Sons of Anarchy, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The musician will portray a fittingly outrageous character: Ron Tully, a white supremacist who uses his reputation...

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Hear Marilyn Manson's Vicious Dance-Floor Banger 'Deep Six'

December 15, 2014

Marilyn Manson has offered up a new dance-floor stomper, "Deep Six," from his upcoming record, The Pale Emperor. The track pulsates with a four-on-the-floor disco beat, complemented with depressive, gothy post-punk guitar textures. The Antichrist...

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Marilyn Manson Details New Album 'The Pale Emperor'

November 10, 2014

Marilyn Manson has confirmed the details of his upcoming ninth album, The Pale Emperor. Late last month, the goth-metal singer shared the punkish, depressing first single from the record – "Third Day of a Seven Day Binge" – and now he has...

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Hear Marilyn Manson's Depressing New Song

October 27, 2014

Marilyn Manson has shared "Third Day of a Seven Day Binge," the equally catchy and depressing first song from his upcoming record, which is slated to come out in early 2015. The post-punkish track finds the goth-metal singer ruminating on a relationship...

2013

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Marilyn Manson Joining 'Once Upon a Time' Cast

October 18, 2013

Once Upon a Time's journey into the dark recesses of Neverland has gotten pretty scary already, what with an evil Peter Pan running around. Now it's about to get a whole lot creepier: ABC has confirmed exclusively to Rolling Stone that rocker Marilyn...

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Listen: Girl Talk Mashes Up Kanye West and Marilyn Manson

July 18, 2013

Girl Talk introduced new mash-ups at the AWOL Music Festival in Charlotte, North Carolina this past weekend, including one that combined Kanye West's "Black Skinhead" with Marilyn Manson's "Beautiful People." The remix master also blended Daft Punk's...

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Marilyn Manson Models for Saint Laurent Ads

April 1, 2013

Marilyn Manson is modeling for Saint Laurent's new campaign, and true to form, he's sporting an all-black look in the new ad. According to The Cut, the rocker wears black lipstick, heavy eyeliner and a black leather jacket on top of a black shirt. Q&A:...

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Grills Gone Wild

August 28, 2013
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Song Premiere: Mr. Oizo Creeps Out With Marilyn Manson on 'Solid'

June 28, 2013

Mr. Oizo is a man of many sounds – and for his new track "Solid," the French DJ-producer steps into the dark with Marilyn Manson. Mr. Oizo serves up frantic, brooding synths and piles them over Manson's creepy, spliced refrain. "You look like shit...

2012

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'West of Memphis' Soundtrack Includes Nick Cave, Bob Dylan, Patti Smith

December 1, 2012

Legacy Recordings has released the track listing for West of Memphis: Voices For Justice, an album of music from and inspired by the new documentary about the West Memphis Three. The album contains tracks by a number of artists – including Eddie...

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Q&A: A Conversation With Marilyn Manson and Ray Manzarek

August 16, 2012

In past years the Sunset Strip Music Festival has honored Slash, Ozzy Osbourne and Mötley Crüe. This year, the festival traces back its musical origins, honoring the Doors, who helped create the Strip as it is known today with their gigs at...

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Fall's Hottest Tours and Concerts

September 4, 2012

Summertime is traditionally when the biggest tours hit the road, but apparently a lot of major artists missed the memo this year. Tons of top-level acts are hitting the road this fall – including the Who, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen,...

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