Marilyn Manson will return to North American stages this winter, as Manson and his band kick off a tour on January 18th in Milwaukee, wrapping up on February 23rd in Las Vegas. Manson's run comes on the heels of his recent nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for his track "No Reflection." The track is taken from his latest album, Born Villain, which arrived earlier this year.
- Confirmed Marilyn Manson tour dates (subject to change):
January 18 - Milwaukee, WI - Eagles Ballroom
January 19 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's
January 20 - Columbus, OH - The LC Pavilion
January 22 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore
January 23 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
January 25 - Wallingford, CT - The Dome
January 26 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
January 28 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
January 29 - Oshawa, ON - General Motors Centre
January 30 - Hamilton, ON - Hamilton Place Theatre
February 1 - Sudbury, ON - Sudbury Arena
February 4 - Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre
February 5 - Moose Jaw, SK - Mosiac Place
February 6 - Saskatoon, SK - TCU Place
February 8 - Calgary, AB - Stampede Corral
February 9 - Edmonton, AB - Shaw Conference Centre
February 11 - Vancouver, BC - Queen Elizabeth Theatre
February 12 - Seattle, WA - Showbox SoDo
February 13 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theatre
February 15 - Modesto, CA - Modesto Centre Plaza
February 17 - Reno, NV - Grand Sierra Resort
February 19 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield Theatre
February 20 - Anaheim, CA - The Grove of Anaheim
February 21 - Los Angeles, CA - Club Nokia
February 23 - Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues
In other tour news, Los Angeles' The Airborne Toxic Event has confirmed new spring tour dates that will kick off on March 30th in San Diego, with shows booked through April 11th in San Francisco. These dates are the band's first since they began recording their as-yet-untitled third full-length album. A ticket pre sale for these new dates is already underway, with public sales beginning this weekend.
- The group has nearly finished recording its new disc, which is due out in the spring of 2013 and will follow up 2011's All At Once.
- Newly announced Airborne Toxic Event tour dates (subject to change):
December 31 - Chicago - The Metro
January 15 - New York City - Webster Hall
January 16 - New York City - Webster Hall
January 23 - Los Angeles - The Mayan
March 30 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
April 1 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theater
April 3 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theater
April 4 - Denver, CO - Ogden
April 5 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
April 7 - Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom
April 8 - Seattle, WA - Showbox Market
April 9 - Vancouver, BC -Vogue Theater
April 11 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield
CHECK IT OUT: Watch fan-filmed footage of Manson performing "The Dope Show" earlier this year in Houston:
Watch the Airborne Toxic Event play "Something New" at a gig in Las Vegas last July:
INTERNET COMMENTS at Blabbermouth -- agree or not?
Fertile Green wrote: "Manson's live performances have been spotty for a while now. I saw him in '09 and it was pretty weak. There were a few highlights, but otherwise Manson was vocally weak, the props were cheap, some roadie followed him around with an annoying light on stage, he constantly spat water on the crowd, and the set was pretty short considering he was the headliner."
rodt wrote: "saw him round the same time & he was pathetic...if it was supposed to be a 'theatrical shock rock' performance why after the 5th song was i scoping the floor for sumthing to clean under my finger nails with?"
RiotAct666 wrote: "Saw Manson a few months ago. And he sounded great and put on a killer show!"
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