Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson
Played at Graspop Metal Meeting
2009 / 2015 / 2018


Nu Metal


United States


"A bit of controversy can’t hurt and that’s something Marilyn Manson has been proving for twenty years now. The four-time Grammy nominee shot to fame with the hit albums ‘Antichrist Superstar’ (1996) and ‘Mechanical Animals’ (1998). Lyrically, the shock rocker’s pet topics are sex & power, drugs & addiction, violence & torture. Quintessential Manson, 2015’s ‘The Pale Emperor’ oozes glam rock from every pore whereas follow-up ‘Heaven Upside Down’ (2017) recaptures the industrial grandeur of his early years. Love him or hate him, Manson merely mirrors society in all of its ugly facets and confronts us with the flaws we’d love to hide. Apart from being the author of such classics as ‘The ‘Beautiful People’, Manson is successful as a painter and he has appeared in both feature films and TV series, e.g. the last season of ‘Sons of Anarchy’, where he portrays a white supremacist inmate. " (#GMM2018)