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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:22 PM
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Is it weird that I love Marilyn Manson?
I've become obsessed with his music. Is that weird? :shrug:
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  - no  arcane1   Jan-11-05 06:22 PM   #1 
  - Are you a freak in the dope show?  Cobalt Violet   Jan-11-05 06:23 PM   #2 
  - Yes! hahahaha  Revolutionary_Acts04   Jan-11-05 06:26 PM   #5 
     - we're all stars now...  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:27 PM   #6 
        - Oh, that what it is! I haven't heard it in a while.  Cobalt Violet   Jan-11-05 07:09 PM   #33 
  - no . so do I. I have seen him a few times.  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:23 PM   #3 
  - But... wait.... if people think you're nuts for liking him..  Revolutionary_Acts04   Jan-11-05 06:27 PM   #8 
     - people who say that dont listen to him or just base it on  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:29 PM   #12 
  - No, he has some good stuff.  MrSlayer   Jan-11-05 06:24 PM   #4 
  - those are my two favorites  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:28 PM   #9 
  - Yeah I agree, though I do like the new CD The Golden Age of Grotesque  Revolutionary_Acts04   Jan-11-05 06:30 PM   #14 
     - I saw him twice during the tour in which he promoted that one.  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:31 PM   #15 
  - No, you're not weird  HEAVYHEART   Jan-11-05 06:27 PM   #7 
  - He has to be one of the most intelligent people in an interview  nytemare   Jan-11-05 06:28 PM   #10 
  - I agree with you on the promotion thingy  McKenzie   Jan-11-05 06:35 PM   #20 
     - Yes, I can't really comment on the music  nytemare   Jan-12-05 01:34 AM   #35 
  - Alice Cooper... minus  Rick Myers   Jan-11-05 06:29 PM   #11 
  - it's all subjective. I have seen Alice Cooper and didnt like him.  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:30 PM   #13 
  - Marilyn is tame, you should try Japanese Visual Type bands  Az   Jan-11-05 06:33 PM   #16 
  - Who is that in the picture? They look COOL!  Revolutionary_Acts04   Jan-11-05 06:34 PM   #18 
  - Eek, just changed the pic  Az   Jan-11-05 06:42 PM   #21 
     - lol, i was going to say. they don't look japanese nt  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:44 PM   #23 
        - One more twist  Az   Jan-11-05 06:48 PM   #27 
        - the black haired one.  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:50 PM   #28 
           - They are both Japanese  Az   Jan-11-05 06:52 PM   #29 
              - LOL...  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:54 PM   #30 
        - Visual Type or Visual Kai bands  Az   Jan-11-05 06:56 PM   #31 
  - that looks wild! n/t  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:34 PM   #19 
  - Nope. He's a cool dude.  slutticus   Jan-11-05 06:33 PM   #17 
  - Not at all. But his cover of Personal Jesus is disappointing.  iconoclastic cat   Jan-11-05 06:43 PM   #22 
     - OH BOY are you right.  tjdee   Jan-11-05 06:45 PM   #24 
        - i never liked the song to begin with. not a depeche mode fan. n/t  jonnyblitz   Jan-11-05 06:46 PM   #25 
        - He didn't do a damn thing with it!  iconoclastic cat   Jan-11-05 06:47 PM   #26 
           - What did you think of Johnny Cash's version of it?  Revolutionary_Acts04   Jan-11-05 07:05 PM   #32 
              - I like Johnny Cash's cover of NIN's Hurt.  Cobalt Violet   Jan-11-05 07:11 PM   #34 
 
arcane1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:22 PM
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1. no
but he's weird :)
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Cobalt Violet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:23 PM
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2. Are you a freak in the dope show?
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:26 PM
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5. Yes! hahahaha
There's lots, and lots of pretty ones who want to get you high.... :7
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:27 PM
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6. we're all stars now...
:)
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Cobalt Violet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 07:09 PM
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33. Oh, that what it is! I haven't heard it in a while.
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:23 PM
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3. no . so do I. I have seen him a few times.
I skipped a DU gathering to go see him even. People think I am nuts!
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:27 PM
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8. But... wait.... if people think you're nuts for liking him..
doesn't that make me nuts for liking him too? :silly:
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:29 PM
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12. people who say that dont listen to him or just base it on
his reputation. he is sooo fuckiing good live!
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MrSlayer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:24 PM
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4. No, he has some good stuff.
Mechanical Animals is his best overall album in my opinion. Antichrist is second.
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:28 PM
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9. those are my two favorites
the song anti-christ superstar I LOVE..
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:30 PM
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14. Yeah I agree, though I do like the new CD The Golden Age of Grotesque
I just love mOBSCENE and This is the New Shit. :headbang:
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:31 PM
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15. I saw him twice during the tour in which he promoted that one.
Edited on Tue Jan-11-05 06:32 PM by jonnyblitz
I like "Saint" and "this is the new shit" also.
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HEAVYHEART Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:27 PM
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7. No, you're not weird
I've never heard his music before. What would you recommend? Pick two songs.
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nytemare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:28 PM
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10. He has to be one of the most intelligent people in an interview
He is very bright and astute. I don't listen to most of his music, but as a person, despite the weird image, he has it together. He is someone who knows how to market himself.
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McKenzie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:35 PM
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20. I agree with you on the promotion thingy
I've only heard snippets of his music but I saw him being interviewed...one intelligent guy. Alice Cooper is similarly intelligent as is Lemmy who fronted Motorhead. Difficult to avoid the sneaking suspicion that they are all playing a shrewd marketing game.

As for the quality of the music...I'm not qualified to coment on that!

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nytemare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-12-05 01:34 AM
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35. Yes, I can't really comment on the music
I like all sorts of music, I just haven't listened to Manson. He has found his niche.
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Rick Myers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:29 PM
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11. Alice Cooper... minus
the talent...

I know Brian, and if it wasn't for cover tunes, he'd be workin' the window at Wendy's!!!

Sorry...
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:30 PM
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13. it's all subjective. I have seen Alice Cooper and didnt like him.
Edited on Tue Jan-11-05 06:32 PM by jonnyblitz
:shrug:
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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:33 PM
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16. Marilyn is tame, you should try Japanese Visual Type bands
Edited on Tue Jan-11-05 06:40 PM by Az
Malice Mizer
Dir En Grey
Due'le Quartz



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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:34 PM
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18. Who is that in the picture? They look COOL!
:)
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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:42 PM
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21. Eek, just changed the pic
Here is the other pic again, they are Malice Mizer. The new pick above is Du le Quartz.

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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:44 PM
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23. lol, i was going to say. they don't look japanese nt
Edited on Tue Jan-11-05 06:45 PM by jonnyblitz
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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:48 PM
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27. One more twist
Figure out which one is the female. :evilgrin:
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:50 PM
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28. the black haired one.
IF you are talking about the non japanese band.
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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:52 PM
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29. They are both Japanese
And there are no women. :evilgrin:
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:54 PM
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30. LOL...
the are both japanese? wow..that is more surprsing to me than the fact there are no women.
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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:56 PM
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31. Visual Type or Visual Kai bands
Specialize in creating dramatic stage presense and persona. The image is as much a part of the performance as the music. And a tradition seems to be that they are all male but have one crossdresser in the group. Very very theatric stuff.
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:34 PM
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19. that looks wild! n/t
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slutticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:33 PM
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17. Nope. He's a cool dude.
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iconoclastic cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:43 PM
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22. Not at all. But his cover of Personal Jesus is disappointing.
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:45 PM
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24. OH BOY are you right.
I love that song.

Marilyn's version... :thumbsdown:
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:46 PM
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25. i never liked the song to begin with. not a depeche mode fan. n/t
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iconoclastic cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 06:47 PM
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26. He didn't do a damn thing with it!
If I want to hear a dead-on cover with a different vocalist, I'll go see a DM cover band.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 07:05 PM
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32. What did you think of Johnny Cash's version of it?
I really liked it, but I love Johnny Cash. :shrug:
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Cobalt Violet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 07:11 PM
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34. I like Johnny Cash's cover of NIN's Hurt.
And Personal Jesus.
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