Origin: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA  
Genres: Industrial
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Last update/review: November 5, 2017

Marilyn Manson

One of the more controversial figures in metal, Marilyn Manson has parlayed his combination of shock-rock imagery and industrial-tinged metal into a successful career, complete with all the ups and downs and attention-grabbing headlines one might expect given his visual appearance and general moodiness. The band formed in Florida in 1989, and spent their formative years as Marilyn Manson And The Spooky Kids, releasing various private cassettes along the way, before attracting the attention of Trent Reznor, who eventually helped sign the band to Nothing Records. Musically, Nine Inch Nails is a clear influence, Manson fusing harsh guitars with electronics and a sinister edge similar to NIN. The member name convention (combining the first name of a female pop icon with the last name of a serial killer) is admittedly a tad clever. A band/career like this seems destined to burst into flames at some point, but as of now Marilyn Manson is doing quite well.

Current Members

Marilyn Manson (Brian Warner)

vocals

Tyler Bates

guitars/keyboards

Brandon Pertzborn

drums

Former Members/Guests

Daisy Berkowitz (Scott Putesky)

guitars RIP: October 22, 2017, colon cancer, age 49

Zim Zum (Mike Nastasi)

guitars

John5 (John Lowery)

guitars (ex-Two)

Gidget Gein (Brad Stewart)

bass RIP: October 9, 2008, drug overdose

Tim Skold

bass

Fred Sablan

bass

Twiggy Ramirez (Jeordie White)

bass (ex-Amboog-A-Lard)

Madonna Wayne Gacy (Steve Bier)

keyboards

Chris Vrenna

keyboards (ex-Nine Inch Nails, ex-Scar The Martyr)

Sara Lee Lucas (Freddy Streithorst)

drums

Ginger Fish (Kenny Wilson)

drums (Rob Zombie)

Gil Sharone

drums (ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan, guest for Otep, Stolen Babies)



Discography



Portrait Of An American Family  
1994 Nothing
  1. Prelude (The Family Trip)
  2. Cake And Sodomy
  3. Lunchbox
  4. Organ Grinder
  5. Cyclops
  6. Dope Hat
  7. Get Your Gunn
  8. Wrapped In Plastic
  9. Dogma
  10. Sweet Tooth
  11. Snake Eyes And Sissies
  12. My Monkey
  13. Misery Machine
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Daisy Berkowitz
  • Gidget Gein
  • Madonna Wayne Gacy
  • Sara Lee Lucas
1994 Readers' Album #30




Smells Like Children  
1995 Nothing
  1. The Hands Of Small Children
  2. Diary Of A Dope Fiend
  3. S**ky Chicken Gang Bang
  4. Kiddie Grinder
  5. Sympathy For The Parents
  6. Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
  7. Everlasting C*sucker
  8. F* Frankie
  9. I Put A Spell On You
  10. May Cause Discoloration Of Urine Or Feces
  11. Scabs, Guns And Peanut Butter
  12. Dance Of The Dope Hats
  13. White Trash
  14. Dancing With The One-Legged...
  15. Rock'N'Roll Nigger
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Daisy Berkowitz
  • Twiggy Ramirez
  • Madonna Wayne Gacy
  • Ginger Fish
1995 Readers' Album #58




Antichrist Superstar  
1996 Nothing
  1. Irresponsible Hate Anthem
  2. The Beautiful People
  3. Dried Up, Tied, and Dead To the World
  4. Tourniquet
  5. Little Horn
  6. Cryptorchild
  7. Deformography
  8. Wormboy
  9. Mister Superstar
  10. Angel with Scabbed Wings
  11. Kinderfeld
  12. Antichrist Superstar
  13. 1996
  14. Minute of Decay
  15. The Reflecting God
  16. The Man That You Fear
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Zim Zum
  • Twiggy Ramirez
  • Madonna Wayne Gacy
  • Ginger Fish
1996 Readers' Album #25




Mechanical Animals  
1998 Nothing
  1. The Great Big White World
  2. The Dope Show
  3. Mechanical Animals
  4. Rock Is Dead
  5. Disassociative
  6. The Speed Of Pain
  7. Posthuman
  8. I Want To Disappear
  9. I Don't Like The Drugs (But The Drugs Like Me)
  10. New Model No. 15
  11. User Friendly
  12. Fundamentally Loathsome
  13. The Last Day On Earth
  14. Coma White
  • Marilyn Manson
  • John5
  • Twiggy Ramirez
  • Madonna Wayne Gacy
  • Ginger Fish
1998 Readers' Album #46




Holy Wood  
2000 Nothing
  1. GodeatGod
  2. The Love Song
  3. The Fight Song
  4. Disposible Teens
  5. Target Audience (Narcissus Narcosis)
  6. President Dead
  7. In The Shadow Of The Valley Of Death
  8. Cruci-Fiction in Space
  9. A Place In The Dirt
  10. The Nobodies
  11. The Death Song
  12. Lamb Of God
  13. Born Again
  14. Burning Flag
  15. Coma Black (Eden Eye - The Apple of Discord)
  16. Valentine's Day
  17. The Fall Of Adam
  18. King Kill
  19. Count to Six and Die (The Vacuum of Infinite Space Encompassing)
  • Marilyn Manson
  • John5
  • Twiggy Ramirez
  • Madonna Wayne Gacy
  • Ginger Fish



The Golden Age Of Grotesque  
2003 Nothing
  1. Intro
  2. This Is The New Shit
  3. mOBSCENE
  4. Doll-Dagga Buzz-Buzz Ziggety-Zag
  5. Use Your Fist And Not Your Mouth
  6. The Golden Age Of Grotesque
  7. (s)AINT
  8. Ka-Boom Ka-Boom
  9. Slutgarden
  10. Spade
  11. Para-noir
  12. The Bright Young Things
  13. Better Of Two Evils
  14. Vodevil
  15. Obsequy (The Death Of Art)
  • Marilyn Manson
  • John5
  • Tim Skold
  • Madonna Wayne Gacy
  • Ginger Fish
2003 Readers' Album #65




Lest We Forget  COMPILATION
2004 Interscope
  1. The Love Song
  2. Personal Jesus
  3. mOBSCENE
  4. The Fight Song
  5. Tainted Love
  6. The Dope Show
  7. This Is The New Shit
  8. Disposable Teens
  9. Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
  10. Lunchbox
  11. Tourniquet
  12. Rock Is Dead
  13. Get Your Gunn
  14. The Nobodies
  15. Long Hard Road Out Of Hell
  16. The Beautiful People
  17. The Reflecting God



Eat Me, Drink Me  
2007 Interscope
  1. If I Was Your Vampire
  2. Putting Holes in Happiness
  3. The Red Carpet Grave
  4. They Said That Hell's Not Hot
  5. Just a Car Crash Away
  6. Heart-Shaped Glasses (When the Heart Guides the Hand)
  7. Evidence
  8. Are You the Rabbit?
  9. Mutilation is the Most Sincere Form of Flattery
  10. You and Me and the Devil Makes 3
  11. Eat Me, Drink Me
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Tim Skold



The High End Of Low  
2009 Interscope
  1. Devour
  2. Pretty As A Swastika
  3. Leave A Scar
  4. Four Rusted Horses
  5. Arma-Goddamn-Motherfuckin-Geddon
  6. Blank And White
  7. Running To The Edge Of The World
  8. I Want To Kill You Like They Do In The Movies
  9. WOW
  10. Wight Spider
  11. Unkillable Monster
  12. We're From America
  13. I Have To Look Up Just To See Hell
  14. Into The Fire
  15. 15
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Twiggy Ramirez
  • Chris Vrenna
  • Ginger Fish



Born Villian  
2012 Cooking Vinyl
  1. Hey Cruel World…
  2. No Reflection
  3. Pistol Whipped
  4. Overneath The Path Of Misery
  5. Slo Mo Tion
  6. The Gardener
  7. The Flowers Of Evil
  8. Children Of Cain
  9. Disengaged
  10. Lay Down Your Goddamn Arms
  11. Murders Are Getting Prettier Every Day
  12. Born Villain
  13. Breaking The Same Old Ground
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Fred Sablan
  • Twiggy Ramirez
  • Chris Vrenna



The Pale Emperor  
2015 Cooking Vinyl
  1. Killing Strangers
  2. Deep Six
  3. Third Day Of A Seven Day Binge
  4. The Mephistopheles Of Los Angeles
  5. Warship My Wreck
  6. Slave Only Dreams To Be King
  7. The Devil Beneath My Feet
  8. Birds Of Hell Awaiting
  9. Cupid Carries A Gun
  10. Odds Of Even
  11. Day 3
  12. Fated, Faithful, Fatal
  13. Fall Of The House Of Death
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Tyler Bates
  • Gil Sharone



Heaven Upside Down  
2017
  1. Revelation #12
  2. Tattooed In Reverse
  3. We Know Where You Fucking Live
  4. Say10
  5. Kill4me
  6. Saturnalia
  7. Je$u$ Cri$i$
  8. Blood Honey
  9. Heaven Upside Down
  10. Threats Of Romance
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Tyler Bates
  • Twiggy Ramirez
  • Gil Sharone




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