Christian activists unsuccessfully attempted to stop a MARILYN MANSON show in ROCHESTER, NEW YORK on Sunday evening (November 19).
Manson is currently on the US leg of his ‘Guns, God and Government’ world tour to promote new album ‘Holy Wood (In The Shadow Of The Valley Of Death)’ .
The show, which took place at the 5,000 capacity Blue Cross Arena in the city, was attended by a number of demonstrators who described the goth rocker as “the devil”. A number of police, some on horseback, were present to monitor the situation.
The protesters waited outside the gig, shouting a the people attending and chanting “Why do you follow the devil?”
Film clips from the show are currently available on the official Marilyn Manson website, [url=]www.marilynmanson.com.
Manson has also confirmed a number of UK shows for 2001. He will play:
Birmingham NEC (January 21)
Manchester MEN Arena (22)
London Docklands Arena (24)
Tickets are on sale now, priced £16.50 outside London and £18.50 for the Docklands Arena show.
They are available from NME.COM’s 24-hour Virgin Cola Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. All calls are charged at the national standard rate.