Marilyn Manson To Appear In HBO’s “The New Pope”

According to Variety, Marilyn Manson will be appearing in the HBO series “The New Pope.” The series is a follow-up to “The Young Pope” and it will star John Malkovich and Jude Law. Shooting for the series has already been completed, but the air date has yet to be announced.

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Marilyn Manson Rumored To Have Recruited Drummer Brandon Pertzborn

According to Blabbermouth, Marilyn Manson is rumored to have recruited 24-year-old drummer Brandon Pertzborn as a replacement for Gil Sharone, who recently exited the band. Pertzborn has toured with a number of artists including Black Flag, Doyle, and Ho99o9. He also previously filled in for Dave Lombardo in Suicidal Tendencies when they opened for Misfits during their May 2018 show in Newark, New Jersey.

Marilyn Manson Says His New Album Is “More Than Half” Completed

Last month, Marilyn Manson said he was heading to Shooter Jennings‘ studio to “finish [his] new album,” but now it appears the effort is not quite done yet. During a recent appearance on SiriusXM’s “Trunk Nation LA Invasion: Live From The Rainbow Bar & Grill”, the singer was asked about the album and he said it is “more than half” completed and that it is “a bit of a mixture” between David Bowie’s “Diamond Dogs” and Killing Joke. He also added the following about working with Jennings:

“I felt like it was a good time for a change. And I became friends with Shooter. And he’s a musical genius. Shooter, he kind of reminds me of The Dude from ‘The Big Lebowski’… But we have this different vibe where I don’t have to really tell him what I’m thinking. I didn’t know this, but he was a fan of what I did growing up, also underneath his father, Waylon Jennings. So he adds a completely different element.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Drummer Gil Sharone Exits Marilyn Manson’s Band

Drummer Gil Sharone has announced his departure from Marilyn Manson‘s band. He said the following:

“After five amazing years playing drums for @marilynmanson, I’ve decided to leave the band. It’s been one of the highlights of my career but it’s time for me to pursue other current and future projects. Much love to @marilynmanson and the homies I shared the stage with; @jeordie @tylerbatesofficial @paulwileymm @j_alderete and to the fans. It’s been a blast.”

Rob Zombie Seeks Fan Suggestions For New Cover With Marilyn Manson

Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson previously recorded a cover of The Beatles‘ “Helter Skelter“ to coincide with their 2018 tour and now it looks like they are planning to cover another song for their 2019 tour. Zombie is currently asking fans what track the two should take on next. You can offer your suggestions in the below Instagram post:

Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson Add Two More Dates To Their Summer Tour

Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson have added two more dates to their summer North American tour, including new stops in Portland, OR and Auburn, WA. You can find their updated schedule below.

Tour Dates:

07/09 Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
07/10 Allentown, PA – PPL Center
07/12 Huntington, WV – Big Sandy Superstore Arena
07/13 Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
07/14 Evansville, IN – Ford Center
07/16 Rockford, IL – BMO Harris Bank Center
07/17 Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
07/19 Oshkosh, WI – Rock USA
07/20 Cadott, WI – Rock Fest
07/21 Council Bluffs, IA – WestFair Amphitheatre
07/23 Sioux Falls, SD – Denny Sanford Premier Center
07/24 Bismarck, ND – Bismarck Event Center
07/25 Billings, MT – Rimrock Auto Arena
08/02 Portland, OR – Moda Center
08/03 Auburn, WA – White River Ampitheatre
08/04 Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
08/06 Saskatoon, SK – SaskTel Center
08/07 Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place
08/09 Fargo, ND – Fargodome
08/10 Cedar Rapids, IA – US Cellular Center
08/11 Fort Wayne, IN – Allen County Coliseum
08/13 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
08/14 London, ON – Budweiser Gardens
08/16 Ottawa, ON – Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre
08/17 Quebec, QC – Videotron Centre
08/18 Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

Marilyn Manson To Appear On “Ride With Norman Reedus” Today

Marilyn Manson will be guesting on today’s (March 17) season finale of “Ride With Norman Reedus.” You can find a preview of the episode below: