Tuesday, November 29, 2011
MARILYN MANSON / Mechanical Animals 
After becoming known for his violent shock rock antics more than his music, Marilyn Manson played it smart and completely reinvented his musical sound. The glam-rocking Mechanical Animals showcased the image makeover with what would become Manson's strongest record to date.
A satirical jab at his own public image, Manson dissolves into split personalities paying tribute to David Bowie. The lyrics are sometimes a little hammy but the music is top notch stadium rock like glitter exploding from the bowels of a digital Hell.
Love him or loathe him. It can't be denied that Manson had some serious balls (contradicting the album cover) to release such an album. Easily a desert island disc.
5 Rose McGowans glittering in gold out of 5
Songs Of Note: Mechanical Animals; Coma White