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MARILYN MANSON has announced the details of his forthcoming UK tour kicking off in BIRMINGHAM on January 21, 2001, NME.COM can confirm.

The Antichrist Superstar will open the European leg of his Guns, God and Government World Tour in Birmingham’s NEC before heading to Manchester and London.

The three dates, Manson’s first in the UK since a headline show at the Brixton Academy in October 1998 are


Birmingham, NEC (January 21)

Manchester, Evening News Arena (22)

London, Docklands Arena (24)

Tickets (priced £16.50 in Birmingham and Manchester, £18.50 in London) will go on sale on November 10 at the venue box offices and regular outlets. The ticket hotline for all shows 0115 9129142 or through [url=] Support acts will be announced later.

Following on from the UK shows, Manson has also announced a series of European dates.

He will play: Paris Zenith (January 25) Hamburg Sporthalle (31) Cologne Palladium (February 1) Vienna Libro Music Hall (10) Prague Paegus Arena (11) Katowice Spodek Hall (13) Berlin Velodrome (15) Copenhagen Forum (16) Oslo Spectrum


The dates are in support of Manson’s forthcoming album ‘Holy Wood (In The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death)’ released on November 13 in the UK through Nothing/Interscope Records (a day later in the US). The first single from the album ‘Disposable Teens’ was released in the UK on Monday (November 6).

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