|The cover of Marilyn Manson's The Pale Emperor|
Marilyn Manson recently marked the release his ninth studio album, The Pale Emperor. For those of us who grew up in the shock rocker's heyday, it's sort of insane that he has made it this far. Though his relevance and "shock value" are no longer what they were during the mid-'90s, he's survived and is still making music long after most of us had written him off.
The fact that The Pale Emperor is so great ranks among the most shocking tricks Manson has pulled off yet.More »