Marilyn Manson: Well, I didn’t understand what a ‘cunt’ was. Marilyn Manson: Their explanation was not sufficient. That’s why I will not be cremated, because I want to make sure I can come back alive.
I mean, that’s the sad fact of finding out ignorance is bliss, when you find out that you can’t change the world. Your extreme stage persona and oration skills have earned you comparisons with the Pope and Adolf Hitler. Marilyn Manson: No, I didn’t want to become a bully. Psychologically, how has that first beat-down had an effect on your life? I always thought it was a special, magical place to move to. It probably had a lot to do with me dealing with my mum dying while I was making the record. ’ And he said, ‘I’ve been up for seven days, it didn’t fucking work.’ That’s hilarious!
I finally realised it’s time for me to pay back what I owe, and that’s this record.
Pay the devil’s due.”You were a music journalist before starting your own band.
People love to see a club show because they can feel the power. Last year you did a club show and invited Johnny Depp and Ninja from Die Antwoord on stage to play ‘The Beautiful People’. Marilyn Manson: Someone ripped my vest and I brained them.
I use the word ‘brained’ because I think it’s very antiquated.