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2015

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See Marilyn Manson Play Native American Hit Man in New Film

August 12, 2015

Let Me Make You a Martyr, the upcoming, harrowing new crime movie about an abusive father, is set to reunite Sons of Anarchy's Mark Boone Junior with shock rocker and erstwhile Sons actor Marilyn Manson. While the film won't arrive until next year, check...

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Are Depeche Mode Metal's Biggest Secret Influence?

August 11, 2015

When Depeche Mode titled their 1990 album Violator, it was supposed to be taken ironically. The previous year had seen smarmy hair-mongers like Bon Jovi, Bad English and Poison scoring Number Ones with saccharine power balladry, and the leather-clad,...

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Watch Marilyn Manson's Creepy, Minimalist New Video

July 10, 2015

Marilyn Manson can make a music video eerie all on his own. His minimalist clip for "Third Day of a Seven Day Binge" is built on dramatic close-ups of the rock veteran, as he mimes for the camera in a smoke-filled room.  "I can't decide if...

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Manson, Corgan Press Conference: 10 Funniest Lines

May 19, 2015

To help spread the word about their upcoming The End Times joint tour set to kick off in July, Marilyn Manson and Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan participated in an extensive question and answer session in Chicago on Monday night. Over the...

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Marilyn Manson: The Music That Made Me

May 8, 2015

1. "We Are the Dead," David Bowie, 1974I remember hearing this song in the Nineties, when I first moved to L.A. It wouldn't have had the same impact on me if I'd heard it when I was a kid in Ohio — it felt like it was about the culture of Hollywood,...

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Marilyn Manson to Portray Hitman in Indie Crime Film

April 17, 2015

Marilyn Manson's acting career have so far seen the shock rocker appear as a roller rink attendee (Eastbound & Down), a porn star (Lost Highway) and a white supremacist (Sons of Anarchy). Next up for The Pale Emperor singer: A hitman. Manson...

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Watch Marilyn Manson Perform With Pre-Teen Metal Band

February 3, 2015

The hard-rocking boys of Unlocking the Truth weren't born when Marilyn Manson scared the pants off of America with "The Beautiful People." But metal cares not for age discrepancies, as the young Brooklyn trio proved when they joined Manson onstage...

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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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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...

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Billy Corgan on Touring with Manson, Battling Nostalgia

June 5, 2015

Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson have been close friends since the late Nineties, give or take a rift along the way. And on July 7th, Manson and Smashing Pumpkins will kick off a month-long co-headlining tour in California. "If you get two friends that...

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Watch Marilyn Manson Become 'Mephistopheles of Los Angeles'

May 11, 2015

Marilyn Manson takes the title Antichrist Superstar to heart for his latest video, "The Mephistopheles of Los Angeles." In the black and white clip off his latest album The Pale Emperor, Manson's dark twist on Catholic imagery takes center stage. The...

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Billy Corgan to 'Change Conversation About Veterans' on Tour

May 6, 2015

The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson's upcoming End Times tour will not only be an opportunity for fans to see the Nineties alt-rock giants together, but to contribute to a philanthropic effort. Corgan tells Rolling Stone that the duo will...

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Smashing Pumpkins, Marilyn Manson Plot End Times Tour

March 31, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson will be spreading Nineties angst and nostalgia across the United States this summer when they embark on their co-headlining tour dubbed, The End Times. The 23-date trek kicks off July 7th at the Concord Pavilion...

Album Review

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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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...

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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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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