For their eighth studio album, Manson collaborated with actor-director Shia La Beouf for the production of a short film titled , a coffee table book containing images he and his girlfriend Karolyn Pho took during a night out with Manson in Los Angeles.
The band struck a deal with a record company in the United Kingdom named Cooking Vinyl and they were given full creative control.
Regardless, Manson has amassed a large number of fans worldwide with critically-acclaimed and chart-topping albums.
Aside from his career in music, Manson has also made appearances in numerous films and television shows.
At the same time Manson was setting up the foundation for his own band named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids.
The interviews he did with some well-known names in the music industry (for the articles Manson wrote) helped in establishing connections.
The flames of hate against the band were fanned even more by the spread of false rumors regarding rape and animal sacrifice that occurred on stage.
Manson attempted a different genre in his 1998 album by exchanging heavy metal with electronic and glam rock.
Marilyn Manson is a musician who leads the eponymous rock band.