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They say Marilyn Manson can blow himself; You never know when it comes to that guy.
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PunkingtonGrunge wrote:What's the story with Trent Reznor and Marily Manson? I heard that they used to be friends, but they're not any more or something like that... Does anyone know what happened there?
Via Rolling Stone:

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has spoken out against his former protégé Marilyn Manson, calling the shock rocker "a dopey clown" in a new interview with Mojo. According to Spinner, Reznor had some harsh words for the Antichrist Superstar, saying, "He is a malicious guy and will step on anybody's face to succeed and cross any line of decency. Seeing him now, drugs and alcohol now rule his life and he's become a dopey clown."

Reznor indicates tension between the pair began during NIN's The Downward Spiral tour in 1994. "During the Spiral tour we propped them up to get our audience turned on to them and at that time a lot of the people in my circle were pretty far down the road as alcoholics. Not Manson," Reznor told Mojo. "His drive for success and self-preservation was so high, he pretended to be fucked up a lot when he wasn't."

"Starfuckers, Inc.," the scathing, celebrity-bashing track on 1999's The Fragile, was rumored to be partially about Manson, but their friendship seemed to be rekindled when Manson himself appeared in the video — even though Reznor is seen throwing Manson's Mechanical Animals album in the toilet. "Things got shitty between us and I'm not blameless. The majority of it though was coming from a resentment guy who finally got out from under the master's umbrella and was able to stab him in the back," Reznor said.

The Manson critique is one of several Reznor has lodged in the past few months. Earlier this year, Reznor engaged in a Twitter battle with Chris Cornell after offering a less-than-enthusiastic review of Cornell's album Scream. Prince and Weezer's Rivers Cuomo were also recent targets of Trent's criticism. Reznor's comments toward Manson were perhaps spurred on by the release of The High End of Low, which received a two-and-a-half star review from Rolling Stone. "He used to be the smartest guy in the room. And as a fan of his talents, I hope he gets his shit together," Reznor said.
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My favourite of Reznor's work is his cover of Der Kommissar.
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Well, I gotta say after reading that article I've taken a shine to Trent 8D But the criticisms? Seems a bit arrogant to me...
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I think the first I've heard of NIN was the ghosts stuff. Ghosts 32, to be exact. Man that song is really dark and sinister sounding. I took a liking to the Ghosts ever since.
I haven't really explored that much of Trent's stuff, though.
Well, I found this video of a drummer they toured with. I like it.
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That's not just a drummer they toured with, that's JoshmuthafuckinFreeeese!
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I really enjoy Trent's poppy work in the mid-80s.

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Y2K-kyle wrote:
PunkingtonGrunge wrote:What's the story with Trent Reznor and Marily Manson? I heard that they used to be friends, but they're not any more or something like that... Does anyone know what happened there?
Via Rolling Stone:

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has spoken out against his former protégé Marilyn Manson, calling the shock rocker "a dopey clown" in a new interview with Mojo. According to Spinner, Reznor had some harsh words for the Antichrist Superstar, saying, "He is a malicious guy and will step on anybody's face to succeed and cross any line of decency. Seeing him now, drugs and alcohol now rule his life and he's become a dopey clown."

Reznor indicates tension between the pair began during NIN's The Downward Spiral tour in 1994. "During the Spiral tour we propped them up to get our audience turned on to them and at that time a lot of the people in my circle were pretty far down the road as alcoholics. Not Manson," Reznor told Mojo. "His drive for success and self-preservation was so high, he pretended to be fucked up a lot when he wasn't."

"Starfuckers, Inc.," the scathing, celebrity-bashing track on 1999's The Fragile, was rumored to be partially about Manson, but their friendship seemed to be rekindled when Manson himself appeared in the video — even though Reznor is seen throwing Manson's Mechanical Animals album in the toilet. "Things got shitty between us and I'm not blameless. The majority of it though was coming from a resentment guy who finally got out from under the master's umbrella and was able to stab him in the back," Reznor said.

The Manson critique is one of several Reznor has lodged in the past few months. Earlier this year, Reznor engaged in a Twitter battle with Chris Cornell after offering a less-than-enthusiastic review of Cornell's album Scream. Prince and Weezer's Rivers Cuomo were also recent targets of Trent's criticism. Reznor's comments toward Manson were perhaps spurred on by the release of The High End of Low, which received a two-and-a-half star review from Rolling Stone. "He used to be the smartest guy in the room. And as a fan of his talents, I hope he gets his shit together," Reznor said.
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Cunt? Apart from being a bit of a cock with criticising others' music, he didn't seem too bad :|
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schneider, I dare you
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I enjoy NIN, Trent does come across as abrasive, so does Manson, but you'll find that in a lot, just about anywhere. I never really listen to an album and build my opinion around the artist attitude or behavior. Run into this crap all the time, had a friend tell me he didn't like an artist music because of the guys personal politics, despite the fact they weren't really reflected in his music, seems pointless to me.
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theLeopard wrote:schneider, I dare you
post results :twisted:
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Schneider wrote:
theLeopard wrote:schneider, I dare you
post results :twisted:
:o What is this place?
I expected porn.
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I may not like the directions they're going live, but nevertheless... :)

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Not sure where they're going live but I first saw them in 1994 which was awesome, then again in 1999 which was terribly dull. I didn't particularly enjoy The Slip but Hesitation Marks (except for one song) is amazing, so much better than Ministry's 2013 effort.

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