Marilyn Manson Lands Role In “American Gods”

According to Deadline, Marilyn Manson has scored a role in the new season of “American Gods.” The frontman will be playing Johan Wengren, the lead singer of a Viking death metal band called Blood Death. That fictional group will serve as a source of power for Ian McShane’s Mr. Wednesday. The third season of “American Gods” will debut on Starz in 2020.

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Funko To Release New Marilyn Manson Pop! Vinyl Figure

Funko are preparing to release a new Pop! vinyl figure of Marilyn Manson. There is no release date yet, but you can check out some concept art below:

Marilyn Manson On His New Album: “It’s Sort Of Like A Wax Museum Of My Thoughts, A Study Of The Chamber Of Horrors In My Head”

During a recent interview with Revolver, Marilyn Manson talked a bit about his new album, which he is working on with Shooter Jennings. According to the frontman, the effort is “sort of like a wax museum of [his] thoughts” and “a study of the chamber of horrors in [his] head.”

Manson said the following about the new record:

“It’s kind of like hitting the reset button. Hitting it a couple times, like when you’re drunkenly trying to change channels with the remote control, and your patience runs out. Which is a good metaphor for my life. Another one would be that, if I was born a gun, the problem that I have in life — or the plus side — is that I don’t know how to put the safety on. Which would be the best way to describe my current state of mind, in general.”

He continued:

“Last night, I was working pretty late in the studio, and we finished the sixth song. So, it’ll be out before the end of the year, definitely. I plan on going on the Twins of Evil tour, and I have an art book that I’m going to release, and I’ll probably have a bunch of exhibitions all over to go along with it. And then I’ll release the album after that.”

He also added:

“My guitar player, Paul Wiley, is also working on some stuff for it, as well. And I have a new drummer in my band, Brandon Pertzborn, so he’ll probably be playing on the record. And Jamie Douglass, Shooter‘s drummer, he’s also played on some stuff. Shooter and I also did a cover of ‘The End‘ by The Doors, for a new miniseries of ‘The Stand‘ by Stephen King, which I’m also going to be acting in.

I think that sort of kick-started our process for the album, and started us exploring different things. He’s very talented in so many ways, and working with him is very fluid. We have a totally different collaborative style than I did [with Tyler Bates] on the last two records.

Sometimes Shooter will already be doing something that I was going to suggest. We lock brains a lot together. You know, that could be because of drugs and alcohol, or it could just be because we’re in a small room together. Who knows? [Laughs] Or both!”

He also said the following when asked about a title:

“It’s still to be determined, but I think it’s the album that should be called Marilyn Manson. I’m in a mode in life where I wanted to tell stories with this record, and it’s sort of like a wax museum of my thoughts, a study of the chamber of horrors in my head.

All the romance and hope you can have in the world, here in the End Times where it can be a different kind of apocalypse for each person listening to the record. I tried to paint it with words, and Shooter with sounds, so you can see and hear all of your longing, your passion and despair.

That’s sort of a dramatic explanation of it. [Laughs] But it is full of drama. I wouldn’t compare it to any of my other records, but you hear a bit of everything — it’s like I’ve focused everything into one spot, finally.”

Marilyn Manson Officially Introduces New Drummer

Marilyn Manson has officially introduced his new drummer, 24-year-old Brandon Pertzborn. He was previously rumored to have taken on the role and his involvement in the group was later confirmed by his band Ho99o9.

Palaye Royale Added To Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson’s Summer Tour

Palaye Royale have been confirmed as the opening act on Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson’s summer tour. You can find the dates for that run 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
07/21 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
07/30 Missoula, MT – Big Sky Brewing Amphitheater (no Rob Zombie)
07/31 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory (no Rob Zombie)
08/02 Portland, OR – MODA Center
08/03 Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre
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 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.