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Marilyn Manson

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States (1989 – present)

Marilyn Manson is a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States-formed band led by the singer also named Marilyn Manson (born Brian Hugh Warner on January 5, 1969). Warner chose the name, a combination of Marilyn Monroe and Charles Manson, to illustrate what he considered to be the extreme dualism of late 20th century American culture. The stage names of each band member were originally created by combining the first name of an iconic female sex symbol and the last name of an iconic mass murderer or serial killer, though this naming convention has not extended to new band members after the mid-90s. Along with Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper he is currently one of the main performers of the genre.

Formed in 1989 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as Marilyn Manson & The Spooky Kids, the band’s uniquely theatrical performances gathered a local cult following that developed over time into a worldwide fanbase. By the late 1990s the band was considered one of modern music’s most widely-known and controversial acts; this was due, in large part, to Manson’s then-frequent clashes with religious and political groups. Manson’s lyrics often receive criticism for their anti-religious sentiment and for references to sex, drugs, and violence (albeit typically in the abstract as opposed to any specific depiction). The band’s music and performances have frequently been called offensive and obscene. Protests and petitions have sometimes led to the group being banned from performing.

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  • Guuy

    Yesterday 4:13am Reply
  • dangerbatist

    Não vejo a hora do álbum novo. VEM OUTUBRO

    Yesterday 10:57pm Reply
  • MsDiplodocusss

    wow congrats to twiggy

    29 Jul 2:10am Reply
  • drippyz

    29 Jul 1:46am Reply
  • RainbowOverdose

    quero album novo querido, adianta isso

    28 Jul 9:31pm Reply
  • AliEET

    Twiggy got married!

    27 Jul 7:04pm Reply
  • MsDiplodocusss

    who is even IN the band now, other than twiggy. i dont even keep track anymore

    26 Jul 1:14am Reply
  • DRXV

    Can we get a photo of the band as the main pic for once?

    25 Jul 5:33am Reply
  • spineshank155

    The old albums are classics, many artists will stop writing stellar material as they age though will always have fans. Just listen to the classics and ignore the rest.

    24 Jul 5:38pm Reply
  • Santigne

    The Reflecting God ❤

    23 Jul 1:30am Reply
  • Edenpath

    No matter the quality of their lasts and futures albums, Marilyn Manson have released Mechanical Animals and Antichrist Superstar, pures masterpieces. [2]

    22 Jul 9:48pm Reply
  • MsDiplodocusss

    you're right

    22 Jul 5:45pm Reply
  • kornthelife

    No matter the quality of their lasts and futures albums, Marilyn Manson have released Mechanical Animals and Antichrist Superstar, pures masterpieces.

    22 Jul 4:30pm Reply
  • drochlen

    Индасрил это, ага. Даже как индастриал метал крайне хуёво. Это просто показушник, а не музыкант, то есть позер. Концерты дают, конечно, эффектные, а сам Брайан вон как вырядился, но это всё обман и нельзя на это покупаться - музыка очень посредственная. Вроде эта группа понравилась на ранних этапах Резнору? Плохой вкус у него, раз взял себе в протеже их тогда.

    22 Jul 1:38pm Reply
  • Henriquecsl

    Antichrist Superstar!

    22 Jul 12:16am Reply
  • Hello_Vampire

    wow) main foto is so pretty. he used to be really good-looking during the "Omega" era, or how is it called correctly. I mean smth like 98-99, Mechanical Animals album

    21 Jul 5:00pm Reply
  • perezhivem

    распухлел ппц.причем уже давно.

    21 Jul 1:52pm Reply
  • MsDiplodocusss

    asdfghjkl;

    21 Jul 4:23am Reply
  • FinishingRain11

    ♥♥♥

    20 Jul 11:55pm Reply
  • Amlaitheu

    ...just an English shout passed through... [1]

    20 Jul 10:34pm Reply
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