Could MARILYN MANSON And TRENT REZNOR Collaborate Again?

Could MARILYN MANSON And TRENT REZNOR Collaborate Again?

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Marilyn Manson said in a new interview with Apple Music that he and NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor are on good terms again and that the possibility of the two musicians collaborating is not too far-fetched. Speaking with Zane Lowe of Beats 1, Manson said that the recent HBO documentary "The Defiant Ones", which deals in part with Interscope Records — home at one time to both Manson and Reznor — got him thinking about his on-again, off-again frenemy.

Manson explained: "I liked 'Defiant Ones', because it also made me think about Trent, it made me reach out to him. He's the one who actually sent me an e-mail... He said something in the e-mail along the lines of, 'It really pisses me off that music isn't dangerous anymore. It reminds me of how great you were, and I was, and that era.' NINE INCH NAILS was obviously huge to me, and to meet and interview Trent Reznor, and have him sign me, had a big impact on my life."

Manson added: "All of the past, any sort of squabbles or arguments, that just went away."

Saying that he "absolutely" would like to collaborate with Reznor again, Manson continued: "We're playing a show with them, it's two nights in a row. We've been speaking about things, I don't know what will happen, I would love to. He taught me how to do a lot of things."

Reznor signed Manson to his Nothing Records label in 1993 and produced or co-produced the act's first two full-length albums as well as the "Smells Like Children" EP, giving the Manson band its commercial breakthrough.

The two feuded throughout later years however, occasionally patching things up for a brief period before falling out again.

At one point when they were on good terms, Manson explained that he wasn't solely to blame for the beef. "I think that's a great misconception because my side of the argument was more public because I was on tour, I wrote a book, and things like that," he said. "That's not to say that it wasn't equally distributed between the two of us. And that was part of us becoming friends again was putting the past behind us and admitting that we both were wrong."

Manson recently revealed that his tenth studio album, "Heaven Upside Down", will be released on October 6 after Manson originally wanted it out last February. The first single is called "We Know Where You Fucking Live".

The singer will kick off a North American tour on September 27 in Silver Spring, Maryland.


To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@) with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).