Brian Warner was born on January 5, 1970 to Hugh and Barb Warner. Growing up, his best friends were his cousin, Chad, and his dog, a Husky, Aleusha. Brian and Chad were both looked after by their grandparents during the school week. This is where Brian discovered startling secrets about his grandfather, which would return in his nightmares during the creation of Antichrist Svperstar.
Brian Warner went to Heritage Christian School, where he was exposed to one sided religious seminars every Friday afternoon. These seminars also discussed the influence of rock bands on youth. Rock was strictly forbidden within school walls. Ms. Price, the teacher who gave the seminars, also spoke often of the Antichrist, and the mark of the beast. Brian was terrified of the Antichrist, and had nightmares constantly. He was confused by the Antichrist, and feared becoming it.While still attending Heritage, Brian befriended a girl of his age named Lisa. He became fond of her, one of his first big crushes. He liked Lisa so much, he went to Church with her and her mother every Sunday. They were regular roller skating partners, as well. One day, while returning from the rink, Lisa was teasing him because he was so skinny. Brian covered her mouth to quiet her, and she released a large wad of mucus into his hand. he didn't talk to her ever again. This incident is one of the reasons Brian remained a lone boy, never having many friends.
After this, Brian began to act up in school, to get kicked out. His parents wouldn't let him go to public school, Glen Oak East, so he rebelled. First, he began by selling candy in school. Candy was not allowed in school. Within the first month, Brian was caught and suspended, but not expelled. Upon his return, he began to make a six page magazine, (in the spirit of Cracked), called Stupid. He sold them for 25 cents each. Again, he was caught, and suspended, but not expelled.
After this, he sold tapes of rock music. Caught, suspended, but not expelled. Finally, he placed a dildo into the desk of Ms. Price. The principal, Ms. Cole, never spoke to him about it, but called his parents into school, instead.
Ms. Cole did not expel him, or mention the dildo to his parents, but talked to them about discipline, and instilling the fear of God into him. With this, he discovered the school needed the money each student brought into it. he would never be expelled -- he would just have to walk away.
In 1986, Brian Warner graduated High School, and as a gift, received a red Pontiac Fiero Coupe 2D. Manson put 218, 000 miles on the 4 cylinder, 2.5 liter engine himself.
At the age of 18, Brian began to write short stories and poems. He submitted his work to Night Terrors magazine, but his work was never accepted by the editor, John Glazer. When the Warners arrived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Brian began to write more often. He then turned to 25th Parallel, and conned his way in by telling the editors he had written nationally. He became Senior Editor. While working for the 25th Parallel, Brian interviewed numerous bands, including Trent Reznor, and Nine Inch Nails. What he never expected was that a year later, after the Spooky Kids were formed, Manson would be NINs opening act.
Marilyn Manson's House at age 18
After his poetry stopped being printed, Brian decided on another way to voice his opinion. He convinced Jack Kearnie, owner of The Squeeze, a local club, to have an open-mike night. There, he would speak his piece of mind awkwardly in front of an audience. From there, a band was born.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Twiggy Ramirez Biography
Jeordie White was born on June 20th, 1971 in Florida. He attended JP Taravella High School in Coral Springs, FL, and graduated in 1989. Before Marilyn Manson, he was in a metal band called Amboog-A-Lard, which rivaled Marilyn Manson. Twiggy longed to join Manson, but couldn't, until a spot opened up for him in the band. Eventually he was able to quit Amboog-A-Lard and was able to join Marilyn Manson.
Twiggy has two brothers, Dustin and Aden, as well as a step brother, Wesily, who appears on the cover of the CD single for Get Your Gunn.
He got his band name from Twiggy, an actress and model from the 1960s, that he also did a cover of "I Only Want to be With You" with, and serial killer Richard Ramirez, the famed Night Stalker.
Twiggy has no tattoos, but both ears are pierced. He says he has no tattoos because he changes his mind too often, and they are permanent, quite possibly the only responsible thing to come out of his mouth.
It is unfortunately true that he did date Courtney Love, who we all know and mostly hate, but on the bright side he loves listening to the Bee Gees greatest hits while vacuuming the tour bus!
Twiggy Ramirez On Marilyn Manson: This is Marilyn's own baby [Antichrist Svperstar]; it's been his dream for such a long time. The only way for us is to follow his lead and work within it. We used to refer to him as "Antichrist" and the rest were the Four Horsemen.
Stephen Bier, Jr. was born March 6th, 1964. He had never picked up a keyboard until he joined Marilyn Manson, took him less time to master the keyboard then the time spent saving money to buy one.
Gacy got his stage name from Madonna, whom everyone on earth knows, and John Wayne Gacy, a serial killer who worked as a clown called by Pogo during the day. Gacy is often referred to as Pogo, and was called so the entire run of Mechanical Animals.
If you've read the autobiography Marilyn Manson wrote, you know Gacy and Manson were going to attempt to kill Nancy, Manson's ex girlfriend, who was cancelling shows and making their lives a living Hell.
He is very interested in Numerology and Hebrew Cabbalism.
Pogo used to play with toy soldiers on stage before he bought a keyboard.
Marilyn Manson on M. W. Gacy: "Pogo , a genius too mad to use his intelligence in any constructive way. He always reminded me of the professor on Gilligan's Island: he was smart enough to build a TV out of coconuts, but he could never fix the boat to take everyone home. If dared to, Pogo would gladly do anything, even drink his own urine; however, he would fall deathly ill if anyone did anything as trifling as putting mayonnaise on his food."
Frank Wilson was born September 25th, 1966. His parents were indulged in theatre, and eventually purchased one in Orlando, Florida, so Frank grew up in a musically rich environment. His parent's theatre hosted such shows as Company, Chicago, No No Nanette, The Merry Widow, A Chorus Line, and of course, Jesus Christ Superstar. Frank began playing drums in the second grade, which led to the University of Nevada, where he played in the college corps. He also worked with several Las Vegas show bands, including Paul Anka and Barry Manilow. Before he moved to Las Vegas, his younger brother Doug was born in Massachusetts.
Frank joined Marilyn Manson in 1995, replacing Sara Lee Lucas. Manson and Ramirez auditioned him, and selected him to be the next drummer for the band. He became Ginger Fish, Ginger from singing actress Ginger Rogers and Fish from child cannibal killer Albert Fish.
Ginger Fish On Marilyn Manson:
Manson is very intelligent, Fish says. It comes out in his writing. I pick up his lyric sheets and Im really amazed at how articulate he is. So how does Fish reconcile his willingness to play with a singer who is smart but also perfectly willing to crack his skull open on a whim? There is a very fine line between love and hate, he says. I walk it everyday.
John Lowery was born on the 31st of July, I don't know the year. He started playing guitar at the age of 6. His biggest influence was Kiss, as well as Jimmy Hendrix, The Beatles, and Eddie Van Halen.
John has worked with many bands, including Ozzy Osbourne, Wilson Philips and David Lee Roth. He started a band called Red Square Black with Randy Castillo, drummer of Ozzy Osbourne. Red Black Square broke up because John was selected from 2000 guitarists to play with K. D. Lang on tour, so he cancelled the Red Black Square tour, and Randy returned to Ozzy.
He got tagged John 5 because he is the 5th Marilyn Manson guitarist, and in my opinion, despite the disapproval of my best friend John Yon
Aint that some Bull Shit? Oh Yea Big time Bull Shit!