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    March 19, 2014

    Five Great Singers In Bad Bands

    A couple of months back, we discussed how so many great bands have ended up with some pretty bad singers in them, usually because they couldn't find a decent lead singer around when they started or they started off playing a wildly different style and eventually took a detour that forced their front ... More >>

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    August 2, 2013

    Your Guide to This Year's Mayhem Fest

    Last week, I told you all about the Summer Slaughter Tour which blew through the House of Blues this past Saturday, and alluded to the numerous metal tours still to come up. Well, you may have just had your ass kicked last weekend, but it's already time for another one. This weekend's fest is the Ro ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    The 5 Most Important Years In Goth Music: 1994

    Over the course of the week Rocks Off will be looking at the biggest years for goth music and exactly what they meant for the genre. 1994 was a good year for a new kind of goth. Previously, for the most part the men had been sensitive artists, and even the ones who could be pretty brutal -- such as ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012
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    October 31, 2012

    Last Night: Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson at Reliant Arena

    Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson Reliant Arena October 30, 2012 The men of the "Twins of Evil" tour made two important statements at Reliant Arena Tuesday evening. Marilyn Manson's was that people are zombies. Rob Zombie's was that fire is awesome. Which one do you think was more fun? Manson must have ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Your Marilyn Manson YouTube Contest Winner Announced

    Last week we announced a Marilyn Manson YouTube contest for a pair of guest list spots for the The Manson and Rob Zombie co-headlining show here in Houston, set for tomorrow night at Reliant Arena. REWIND: Rocks Off's Marilyn Manson YouTube Video Contest The contest was fun, but most of the ent ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    Your Marilyn Manson YouTube Contest Entries

    This week Rocks Off asked Marilyn Manson fans to send us videos of their best Manson impersonations to win tickets to next Tuesday's gig with Rob Zombie at Reliant Arena. Like with most giveaways we do, sometimes interest is sparse, but this time you guys went all out. It didn't hurt that the Manson ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    Rocks Off's Marilyn Manson YouTube Video Contest

    OK, the big Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie "Twins of Evil" tour hits Houston and Reliant Arena on October 30, just one short week from now. No doubt if you are a big fan of the boys, you have already got your tickets in your paws in sweaty anticipation. That's awesome, because the show looks like it ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    The Top 20 Greatest Goth Albums of All Time, Nos. 20-11

    BY CHRIS GRAY AND JEF WITH ONE F Even at this late stage of the game, "goth" is a loaded word. Years and years of bad emo bands in too much eyeliner and corsets on sale at Hot Topics coast to coast will do that. Some even doubt the existence of goth as its own genre anymore, which seems strange co ... More >>

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    July 13, 2012

    Marilyn Manson & Rob Zombie Coming To Houston For Halloween

    And just like that, your Halloween festivities just got all the more freakier with the announcement that gruesome twosome Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie are coming to Houston on October 30. Gross, that means Halloween is on a Wednesday. The concert at Reliant Arena will be the first Bayou City dat ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    Sing Me a Story: Five Rockers Whose Work We'd Like To See On Broadway

    Rocks Off has had musicals on the brain lately. Between Once, featuring music by The Swell Season, dominating the Tony Awards and Rock of Ages, featuring music by the cream of the '80s hair-metal crop, hitting theaters tomorrow it's been a pretty good week for musicals that aren't cut from the tradi ... More >>

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    May 14, 2012

    Last Night: Marilyn Manson At House Of Blues

    Marilyn Manson House of Blues May 13, 2012 See more Mother's Day Marilyn Manson photos in our slideshow. "It's Mothers Day. Anybody here have my child, or is my child?" howled Marilyn Manson from the stage at the House of Blues Sunday, just as he and the band ended "Disposable Teens" in a flurry o ... More >>

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    May 11, 2012

    What A Friend We Have In Marilyn Manson: 18 Years With The God Of (Expletive Deleted)

    Born Villain, Marilyn Manson's first album since 2009's The High End of Low, marks his debut as a cheeky pop-culture gawker, a far cry from where he was just a decade and a half ago. I wrote about some of the best Manson myths on the occasion of his birthday back in January. He's not the snarling, ... More >>

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    May 10, 2012
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    April 26, 2012

    Gothic Council vs. Marilyn Manson

    I was in high school when Marilyn Manson's Antichrist Superstar came out, and yeah, I played it until everyone around me begged me to stop. Though I've grown to appreciate deeper and better artists, Mr. Warner has always had a place in my heart for introducing me to a darker world. I still think he ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Who Should Induct Axl Rose And Guns N' Roses Into The Rock Hall?

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is coming up quick on April 14, and the presenters for the event have been announced, except for one artist. Just who will speak about and induct Guns N' Roses? Who is even qualified? Rapper Chuck D will induct the Beastie Boys, while funnyman Ch ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012

    Heavy Fuel: How to Drink Like a Rock Star

    If you want to be a real rock star, you can go ahead and forget about those Red Bull and vodkas you're so fond of. Legit rockers are fueled by bigger, harder and flat-out weirder doses of alcohol than the mere mortals hitting on the bartender at your local watering hole. Sure, a few of our musical ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012

    How To: Drink Like a Rock Star

    Sure, most rock stars are probably happy with any bottle that happens to be within reach. Some rock stars, however, prefer to refine and perfect their booze intake, settling on a signature cocktail that suits their outsized personalities and consequence-free lifestyles. Rocks Off salutes these exc ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    Man That You Fear: The Best Marilyn Manson Myths Ever

    One of the last true rock stars roaming the land - in my stilted opinion - is Marilyn Manson, who happens to turn 43 years young today. With a new album coming this year, and another book, 2012 should shape up to be a great one for the man who was once the most hated and feared man in America. It's ... More >>

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    October 5, 2011

    7 Musician Exes (Or Daughters) Who Should Write Tell-All Books

    7. Dita Von Teese (Marilyn Manson): Famed burlesque performer Dita Von Teese (above) met Marilyn Manson in 2001. He proposed in 2004, and the couple wed a year later. Von Teese filed for divorce when she couldn't deal with Manson's alcohol abuse and his extramarital affair with actress Evan Rachel W ... More >>

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    January 20, 2011

    The Seven Ages Of Goth

    ​This is not meant as a complete history of goth, as that would be a huge book. Instead, we're aiming to give a simple overview of the musicians, songs and albums that have most defined the genre. Many deserving artists have been left out, and some that we're sure some people feel are not wor ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010

    Today's High Schoolers Shrugging Off New Music

    ​During this part of the year, your humble narrator treks from school to schools selling contest music to bands and orchestras. It's a good gig, and it enables us to get a good gander at what the next generation of musicians look like. However, after several years of doing it, we started noti ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Dancing With the Stars ' Dream Rock-Star Cast

    ​Fluff reality show Dancing With the Stars is (shockingly) in its 11th season, which wraps up with tonight's finale. While browsing this season's "celebrity" dancers - Bristol Palin, Kurt Warner, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, etc. - we couldn't help but fantasize about out ideal musical ve ... More >>

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    November 10, 2010

    Top 10 Rock Tell-All Autobiographies

    ​Craig's Hlist just cracked into his copy of Life, by Keith Richards. It's the first time that the Rolling Stones guitarist and god among men has taken time to document his rock and roll journey for anyone. Sure there have been Stones oral histories from the band, but this is Richards' chance ... More >>

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    September 29, 2010

    Walmart's Greatest Hits... Or Maybe Not (NSFW)

    ​Growing up in Pearland, Craig's Hlist didn't know anything was inherently wrong with Walmart. We didn't see it as trashy. How could a place where we got baseball cards and metal magazines every Saturday be trashy? But when we got older and heard the tales of Walmart's wrongful business prac ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010

    Lady Gaga: Is She Marilyn Manson? The Debate Continues...​Lady Gaga will be in town this weekend, and although avid Rocks Off readers may think otherwise, we really aren't her biggest fans - with the exception of Craig's Hlist, of course. Still, what we do respect about the glam-pop artist is her ability to bring Marilyn Manson's marketing ta ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    Busted! 20 Musician Mugshots

    ​ Getting arrested and booked isn't the end of the world, by any means. Well unless you just killed a shit-ton of people at a bowling alley or something, it really is. But if you are a rocker or a celebrity who committed a minor offense, it's just a funny footnote in your public life you can look ... More >>

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    November 30, 2009

    5 Real-Life Rock-Star Stereotypes More, Well, Flaming Than Adam Lambert

    ​We hate to be those people, but it's true: stereotypes exist for a reason. Our theory is that stereotypes propagate themselves from the insecurities of people who believe they're "supposed" to be some kind of archetype, whether it's the toughest gangsta, the punkest punk rocker or the hick with t ... More >>

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    October 9, 2009

    Go Ask Alice: Shock-Rockers Who Can Hang With Mr. Cooper

    ​Before Lady GaGa, before Clay Aiken, before Marilyn Manson, the nation's ultimate ghastly shock-rocker and parent-baiting troublemaker was Detroit's own Alice Cooper. Cooper and his band weren't the first rockers to shock and frighten the masses with tales of ghouls and blood, but they were one o ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Morning Metal: Marilyn Manson's "Arma... Geddon"

    Welcome to the first installment of "Morning Metal," where Rocks Off attempts to wake your lazy asses up with a fistful of metal. We don't intend to actually shove any ferrous materials into your anus, but look, it's better than an alarm clock. You can bet cold hard cash that dudes who make alarm cl ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    Marilyn Manson Reminds Us Where He's From

    We hope we aren't in the minority here at Rocks Off in saying that Marilyn Manson is the last living active rock star. True, Jagger and Bowie are still kicking around, but no one ignites tempers and soothes dark hearts like Brian Warner. Plus, the dude can't hide his pop sensibilities, no matter how ... More >>

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    February 28, 2008
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    January 18, 2008

    Drenched in Blog: That's Mr. Manson To You…

    Man, remember when Marilyn Manson was the scourge of parents everywhere? Or when wearing one of his shirts made you "goth," and girls carved his initials in their ankles during Social Studies? Here's Mr. Warner picking up his daughter, I mean fiancee, at the airport. Judging by these pics, the prost ... More >>

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    February 13, 2003

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    December 21, 2000

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    October 8, 1998
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    April 2, 1998

    Write or Wrong?

    Marilyn Manson's Long Hard Road Out of Hell is paved with one journalist's bad intentions

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