manson bio - In the 1980s, a man called Brian Warner was...

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In the 1980s, a man called Brian Warner was able to create a stage presence that was so complete, he is known only by that presence – Marilyn Manson. Manson has for almost two decades used his extraverted personality and his strong sense of individuality and self esteem to create music and a lifestyle that he calls performance art. Manson was raised in a middle class family from Ohio and attended a Christian school. He moved to Miami to become a song writer, but found that he liked taking the stage. He formed a group that styled themselves as “shock musicians.” They use ghoul make up, wear Goth clothes and made up names and personalities designed to be a play on good and evil. Everyone in Manson’s band took first names that were of famous female celebrities and last names of a serial killer; Marilyn (Monroe) (Charles) Manson was born. It was the contrast of acceptable and evil, desired and repulsive. It was attention getting. It created a public image that Manson has played off of for an entire
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