ALBUM REVIEW: Marilyn Manson – We Are Chaos

(Editor’s note: we are aware of this ongoing story which presumes to be about Marilyn Manson, although he is never named. We are still tracking this story at press time.)

Twenty-five years plus into his career, Marilyn Manson continues to be an enigma, wrapped tight inside a riddle, not wishing to be fully known. By never making the same album twice with his namesake band, he continues to defy expectations, and be equally loved and hated. While his early albums are masterworks that others from the 1990s would kill to rest their reputations on. However, as the rockstar gains on years and gets further away from his early years, he has transformed into a much more interesting character than when he was freaking out pastors and scarring moms and dads. 

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Marilyn Manson Shares New Single and Video “We Are Chaos’, New Album Coming This Fall

Marilyn Manson will release his eleventh studio album, “We Are Chaos”, on September 11 via Loma Vista Recordings. Produced by Grammy Award winner Shooter Jennings (Brandi Carlile, Tanya Tucker) and Manson, the ten-track album was written, recorded, and finished prior to the COVOD-19 pandemic hit. Listen to the title track and lead single, the dark folk and Americana-influenced “We Are Chaos”, released today along with a video is directed, photographed, and edited by Matt Mahurin (Metallica, Alice In Chains). Continue reading

Shooter Jennings Shares that Marilyn Manson’s New Album is “Finished” and a “Masterpiece”

Outlaw Country star and producer extroidnere Shooter Jennings has shared with social media that Marilyn Manson has completed work on his highly anticipated new studio album. Jennings, who took to his Instagram to say that the follow-up to 2017’s “Heaven Upside Down” “finished,” also calling it a “masterpiece.” Manson replied to Shooter’s post, writing in the comments “Finished masterpiece album” and “Shit is gonna get real.” Manson and Jennings previously teamed up in 2016 to record a cover version of “Cat People (Putting Out Fire)” for Jennings’s “Countach (For Giorgio)” LP, a covers collection featuring songs by electronic-music pioneer Giorgio Moroder. Manson’s guitarist/bassist Paul Wiley (Deveraux/Razor Candy) and drummer, Brandon Pertzborn (Black Flag, Doyle, Ho99o9) round out the lineup on the album. Ghost Cult previously theorized that since Manson’s last two stand-alone singles are covers, the entire album will be made up of covers and reimagined classics, which would explain Manson’s prior quote about not being able to compare his new record to his past work. Continue reading

Marilyn Manson Covers The Doors Classic “The End” In a New Video

Marilyn Manson is releasing a killer new 12-inch picture disc, with a cover song of The Doors’ all-time great track “The End”. It might be the most “Manson” cover Manson has ever done. The track was produced by Shooter Jennings, who is working with Manson on his new solo album due in 2020. The video like the disc has a representation of an original Manson water-color painting, created especially for this release on Picture Disc. Watch the Zev Deans directed clip and pre-order the vinyl and purchase the song at the link below! Continue reading

Shooter Jennings To Perform the Theme Song for Adult Swim’s Squidbillies This Week

Outlaw Country artist and acclaimed producer Shooter Jennings (Duff McKagan, Marilyn Manson, Brandi Carlyle) will perform the theme song for Adult Swim’s Squidbillies this Sunday, September 15 at Midnight Eastern. Watch a behind-the-scenes clip of Jennings performing the song. Earlier this season, Jennings surprised fans by appearing as himself in an episode of the show. Jennings has a long history of having his music crossover to television, and we look forward to more in the future! Continue reading

Guns N’ Roses Taps Bishop Gunn, Blackberry Smoke, Dirty Honey, Shooter Jennings, and Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown for Not In This Lifetime Tour

Guns N’ Roses has chosen Bishop Gunn, Blackberry Smoke, Dirty Honey, Shooter Jennings, and Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown as the openers for the upcoming dates of the Not In This Lifetime Tour this fall. Kicking off their first US tour dates in 2019, this includes two nights at Las Vegas’ legendary Colosseum at Caesars Palace, their most intimate venue since the 2017 performance at The Apollo Theater. GNR will also make highly anticipated stops at major festivals, along with two goliaths Mexico dates at stadiums in Guadalajara and Tijuana. Tickets are on sale now at the link below. Watch a teaser trailer for the dates now! Continue reading

Duff McKagan – Tenderness

Duff McKagan has refined himself into a subtle punk rocker. Tenderness (Universal Music Enterprises) is the third full-length album from the Guns N’ Roses bassist—an optimistic and subtle release that showcases his most sincere state that we have seen in his long career. Produced by Shooter Jennings, this Country/Americana driven collection will have you with your horns and lighters up high. Continue reading

Marilyn Manson is Finishing His New Album with Shooter Jennings

Marilyn Manson posted to his Instagram account today that he was in the final process of his new album, recorded with Outlaw Country artist and producer Shooter Jennings. The album is tentatively slated for release in late 2019 via Manson’s label Hell Inc/Cooking Vinyl. Manson and Jennings previously teamed up in 2016 to record a cover version of David Bowie’s ‘Cat People (Putting Out Fire)’ for Jennings’s Countach (For Giorgio) LP, a covers collection featuring songs by electronic-music pioneer Giorgio Moroder. Jennings produced the lastest solo album by Duff McKagan as well. Manson’s new album will be the first since his acclaimed 2017 album Heaven Upside Down. Continue reading