This has often been attributed by those who have worked with him to (among other things) Manson thinking, well, that he is the band and the others are just there to provide background scenery for him.With the two latest albums however, it was defied, with Tyler Bates actually having quite a lot of power in the band alongside Manson, taking Twiggy's role as co-creator while Twiggy was busy marrying Laney Chantal and working on his own projects.Reps for Crews, WME and Lerner did not immediately respond to The Wrap’s request for comment.
This has become more prominent over time, to the point where Marilyn Manson the person has become a household name, yet the other band members are known only by fans, ex-fans and (some) music critics.
The number of them doesn't help — Marilyn Manson's line up changes almost constantly, and they have gone through 17 guitarists, bassists, drummers and keyboardists in just 20 years.
In fact, the moral panic against them was so great that they were blamed for the Columbine massacre by sections of the media, under the belief that the killers had been inspired by their music (ironically, the killers hated them and saw them as sell-outs, but were KMFDM and Rammstein fans, instead).
On the surface, this seems like an easy mistake to make.
Marilyn Manson (initially Marilyn Manson and the Spooky Kids) are an American rock band founded in 1989.
Most of their early music technically falls under industrial rock with some metal elements (a metal style commonly referred to as Industrial Metal) before deciding to step foot in every genre from straight-up rock to Glam Rock, but the band are best known as shock rockers (a label they resent, as they felt they never were trying to be shocking, but just doing what they wanted,) with their graphic imagery and ruthless attacks on the mainstream media winning them a reputation of the kind seldom seen before in music.
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Due to the fact that the band name is also the lead singer's stage name, Marilyn Manson is one of the most notorious examples of I Am the Band in existence.
Many people are not, in fact, aware that they are a band and credit all the group's music to the singer alone.