Brian Hugh Warner, better known by the pseudonym Marilyn Manson (born January 5, 1969, Canton, Ohio, USA) is an American rock singer, songwriter, artist and former music journalist. , founder and permanent leader of the rock band Marilyn Manson. His stage name is formed from the addition of the names of two American iconic figures of the 1960s, namely actress Marilyn Monroe and convicted of several murders of Charles Manson.
He was the only child in the family of German-born furniture merchant Hugh Warner and nurse Barbara Warner. In the autobiography of The Long Hard Road Out of Hell, Manson described in detail the grandfather’s sexual fetishes, which greatly influenced his worldview. Continue reading
Progressive Metal is the most intelligent metal genre, a direct descendant of Art Rock. “Progressors” went even further in terms of “inaudibility”, which entailed the commercial failure of the style. Still, not everyone can adequately perceive 20-30-minute songs with a complex rhythmic pattern, constant tempo changes, deep conceptual verses, crazy vocal passages and long guitar and keyboard solos! The first group that tried to combine all this with heavy riffs was the Rush Canadians, but their music is more suitable for the definition of “heavy art rock” than Progressive Metal. The real “progressive” appeared in the early 80s through the efforts of such groups as Mercyful Fate, Fates Warning and Watchtower (this group along with Mekong Delta played techno-thrash, even more technical and sophisticated music). Dream Theater managed to achieve the greatest success in the field of progressive metal. As a rule, very professional musicians play Progressive, many of whom graduated from the conservatory. Continue reading