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The 10 Best Alternative Metal Songs of the 1990s

Antichrist superstars, astro-creeps, and broken machines all assemble for this look back at the ten best singles from alternative metal's golden era.

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Tosca: Odeon

You can't sound brooding or even vaguely sinister while singing "Apple pies / Apple pies / You're all eating apple piezzzzzz."

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Marilyn Manson: 16 May 2012 - Kansas City, MO

“Slo-Mo-Tion” was the subtle, cerebral motif of the night, and it was cheered, albeit prematurely, by the fans.

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Rock on the Range: 19-20 May 2012 - Columbus, OH

Rock on the Range corrals the masses for a rock ‘n’ roll rodeo.

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Marilyn Manson: Born Villain

Populist, processed, and weirdly conservative, Marilyn Manson's eighth studio album is just plain bland. It proves, if nothing else, that Manson is no longer top dog in the controversy department.

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Marilyn Manson Announces US Tour Dates

Marilyn Manson releases his eighth full-length studio LP, Born Villain, on 1 May in the United States. Manson will promote the album by playing shows mainly in the East and Midwest, but also three dates in Texas. In addition, a blood-soaked, Titus Andronicus-indebted video has been produced for the initial single, “No Reflection".

Performing Arts

Marilyn Manson Recites William Blake

Marilyn Manson, poet and performance artist.

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Is Not "Cruel Summer" a Goth Song?

A modest, if dark, proposal...

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Marilyn Manson: The High End of Low

Marilyn Manson goes back to his roots on his seventh studio album. Suddenly, self-destruction is fun again!

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Marilyn Manson

If Eat Me, Drink Me is Manson’s most “personal” album, how precisely will its songs translate in front of a live audience? How will Manson function sans the mask of one of his numerous characters? And most importantly, is Marilyn Manson still relevant at all?

William Carl Ferleman
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I Like Food, Food Tastes Good by Kara Zuaro

Even if a band like, say, Pelican doesn't sound like my cup of tea, I'm happy to try their recipe for oatmeal cake.

Jesse Hassenger
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Marilyn Manson: Eat Me, Drink Me

The provocateur returns, invoking both the (anti)Christ persona and Lewis Carroll's Wonderland with Eat Me, Drink Me that, like his best work, incites while bordering on parody.

Film

Party Monster (2003)

Michael Alig's megalomania even reached such epic proportions that he had no qualms about bragging over the murder on camera during the filming of the original Party Monster documentary.

Sabadino Parker
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Marilyn Manson

Michael Christopher
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Bowling for Columbine (2002)

'John Ashcroft and his ilk are something to fear.'"

Cynthia Fuchs
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Bowling for Columbine (2002)

Why are people scared? This question lies at the heart of Michael Moore's filmic essay on gun violence in the United States.

Cynthia Fuchs

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