There's also plans for a career-spanning DVD with controversial contents...

MARILYN MANSON is currently in the studio recording new material, some of which will appear on a forthcoming ‘GREATEST HITS’ collection.

Due for release in the Autumn, the LP will span the self-proclaimed ‘God Of Fuck”s ten-year career. There are also plans to release a DVD of Manson‘s entire video history.

According to a statement on the shock rocker’s official website [/a]’s ‘Personal Jesus’. In addition to a booklet of rare photos and artwork by Marilyn Manson, the entire video catalogue will be included for the first time ever on DVD, featuring the never-before-seen, uncensored cut of ‘(s)AINT’ directed by Asia Argento.”

The statement also reveals that Marilyn Manson has split with guitarist John 5.

It said: “The band has decided to part ways with guitarist John 5 as recording sessions for the next album begin.”