Marilyn Manson rambles incoherently on stage, walks away after just 4 songs

Marilyn Manson rambles incoherently on stage, walks away after just 4 songs

The shock rocker is reported to have played the same riff for 20 straight minutes and got into a heated exchange with audience members before eventually storming off stage.

The last time Marilyn Manson performed in New York City was five months ago in September, and things didn’t go so well. He was crushed by a stage prop which prematurely ended his performance, and ended up in the hospital with a broken leg.

It looks like Manson’s luck hasn’t gotten any better. As Brooklyn Vegan first reported, his set on Thursday night at The Paramount in Huntington, ended after just four songs and a strange stream-of-consciousness rambling that culminated with Manson urging the crowd to tell him they loved him! Manson seemed to have a mental breakdown and allegedly stormed off the stage after dropping his mic and kicking over an amplifier.

Manson’s band was left with no option but to improvise during the whole debacle, which ended after just four songs according to the social media post of one fan who attended the gig, reports NME. Fans reportedly started a “F*ck you Manson” chant after the Sweet Dreams hitmaker walked away.

“I wish I could say last night’s show was amazing, but it was just awful,” one fan wrote on Instagram. “Manson came out with a bang but the whole thing deteriorated very quickly. A couple songs in, he went into a conversation with the crowd about how much we loved him (or not). Asked for cheering and the usual rock star ego stuff.”

“I think we all started to realize something was wrong. Once he was temporarily satisfied, it didn’t improve. They would start songs only to screech them to a halt a minute in. There were very drawn out versions of songs where Manson mostly rambled on about our lack of love and other bizarre things. After an hour and fifteen minutes of this, he threw his microphone and left the stage. House lights came on a couple minutes later. I don’t think they completed more than 4 songs.”

“It was the strangest, saddest and worst concert I’ve ever been to, and I’ve been to a lot,” the detailed post concluded.


 

I wish I could say last nights show was amazing, but it was just awful. Manson came out with a bang but the whole thing deteriorated very quickly. A couple songs in, he went into a conversation with the crowd about how much we loved him (or not). Asked for cheering and the usual rock star ego stuff. That’s fine, and everyone did their best to scream as long as we could. But once it got to be 10 minutes of begging for adoration and no music, I think we all started to realize something was wrong. Once he was temporarily satisfied, it didn’t improve. They would start songs only to screech them to a halt a minute in. There were very drawn out versions of songs where Manson mostly rambled on about our lack of love and other bizarre things. After an hour and fifteen minutes of this, he threw his microphone and left the stage. House lights came on a couple minutes later. I don’t think they completed more than 4 songs. ▪️ It’s clear he was under the influence of something. Which, let’s be honest, is not that strange for a rock star. But this was something different. He couldn’t seem to pull it together to deliver a performance even mediocre at best. It was distressing to see an artist you care about in such a bad state. Many people were yelling “Fuck you!”, chanting and booing, especially at the end. But I wasn’t angry. I was sad and bewildered. He seemed desperately in need of emotional and physical care. I know he’s been hit with a bunch of personal losses within a few months, so it is easy to see how that could be affecting him (though I can’t speak for how he really feels inside, of course). Maybe it was a one-time bad night. We all have those sometimes. But if not, I really hope he gets help because what I witnessed was not good. It was the strangest, saddest and worst concert I’ve ever been to, and I’ve been to a lot. #marilynmanson

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Understandably, fans were furious after the incident. On the venue’s Instagram of a picture from the show, many fans commented demanding refunds. One wrote, “The worst event I ever experienced. He should be held accountable for his actions and not get paid for this.” Another said, “3 songs in and the dude had a mental breakdown or was a drunk dick. Remember @marilynmanson we pay $$$ to see you, I’m getting a fucking refund. Pissed! Waste of time.”

See fan-shot footage from the show below:



 





 





 

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