Marilyn Manson Talks Chicken And Carving Pentagrams In Chests With The Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus
“I’m headed to meet my friend Marilyn Manson…” Not a lot of people could say that confidently, but The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus certainly has the clout to do so. On his most recent episode of Ride With Norman Reedus, the show on which Norman rides his bike around the world soaking up good food and outlaw culture, he and Manson have a chat over hot chicken about life, their upbringing, and why Manson wasn’t always welcome in Nashville, Tennessee.
The two superstars in black stop at Pepperfire Hot Chicken to grab some Nashville hot chicken, a local specialty in which chicken is dredged and marinated in hot pepper and spices before its friend. Norman, an avowed “wuss,” goes light, while Manson gets his medium.
But the real interesting part comes when Norman asks if Manson has been to Nasvhille before.
“Yeah, but I was scorned from Nashville for a while,” says the God Of Fuck thoughtfully. “I was on tour with Danzig, and I carved a pentagram in the chest of Danzig’s bus driver on stage with a broken beer bottle…he wanted me to do it! It wasn’t a violent act. But I got kicked out of the club, and arrested.”
Watch the full video below — it’s pretty priceless.
If you want to watch Manson (hopefully) carve pentagrams in more chests, make sure you catch him on tour with Rob Zombie this summer at one of the dates below:
09 - Baltimore, MD - Royal Farms Arena
10 - Allentown, PA - PPL Center
12 - Huntington, WV - Big Sandy Superstore Arena
13 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center
14 - Evansville, IN - Ford Center
16 - Rockford, IL - BMO Harris Bank Center
17 - Bonner Springs, KS - Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
19 - Oshkosh, WI - Rock USA (Festival)
20 - Cadott, WI - Rock Fest (Festival)
21 - Council Bluffs, IA - WestFair Amphitheatre
23 - Sioux Falls, SD - Denny Sanford Premier Center
24 - Bismarck, ND - Bismarck Event Center
25 - Billings, MT - Rimrock Auto Arena
04 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena
06 - Saskatoon, SK - SaskTel Center
07 - Winnipeg, MB - Bell MTS Place
09 - Fargo, ND - Fargodome
10 - Cedar Rapids, IA - US Cellular Center
11 - Fort Wayne, IN - Allen County Coliseum
13 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
14 - London, ON - Budweiser Gardens
16 - Ottawa, ON - Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre
17 - Quebec, QC - Videotron Centre
18 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
A number of bands have had to cancel shows and postpone tours due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Farewell to the man who influenced everyone from Jimmy Page to Lingua Ignota to Stanley Kubrick…