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'Pale Emperor' ushers in the return of Marilyn Manson

'Pale Emperor' ushers in the return of Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson reached into his pocket and flicked open a switchblade. "The Roman Emperor Constantius was referred to as the 'Pale Emperor.' He liked to dress up as a woman and [torture] men and have them dance for him," Manson said in a candlelit, marble-plated West Hollywood hotel room. "I identify with that petulant pursuit of chaos." Manson's blade (and his own rows of metallic teeth) glinted gold in the candlelight. For a moment, it seemed like he might actually be pondering something sinister. Instead, he looked down at the knife and grinned. "I prefer using this to eat oysters." Nearly 20 years after his 1996 album "Antichrist...

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