Marilyn Manson is an American band fronted by singer, songwriter, musician, composer, actor, painter, author, and former music journalist Brian Warner. He is known for his controversial stage personality and image.
The bands records, released in the 1990s, earned Marilyn Manson a reputation as a controversial figure and negative influence on young people but in spite of this three of their albums have been awarded platinum status and three more went gold in the USA. The band has had eight releases debut in the top ten, including two number-one albums. Manson has been ranked number 44 in the “Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists” by Hit Parader, and has been nominated for four Grammy Awards.