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Marilyn Manson - Smashing Pumpkins

Attack of the 90's! Smashng Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson together for the same show! Marilyn Manson actually started playing music in Fort Lauderdale and played many of the venues I played and local bands still play today. His stage name was formed by juxtaposing the names of two American cultural icons, actress Marilyn Monroe and murderer Charles Manson.

His public image earned him a reputation in the mainstream media as a controversial figure and negative influence on young people. The crowd was full of all walks of life and everyone enjoyed some of his well-known songs like "Sweet Dreams", "Beautiful People", "Personal Jesus", "The Dope Show", and more.

Marilyn Manson




Smashing Pumpkins


The headliners of the night were The Smashing Pumpkins, an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1988. The band broke into the musical mainstream with their second album, "Siamese Dream". The group built its audience with extensive touring and their 1995 follow-up, the double album "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness", which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart. With 20 million albums sold in the United States alone, the Smashing Pumpkins were one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed bands of the 1990s. However, internal fighting, drug use, and diminishing record sales led to a 2000 break-up.

In 2006, Billy Corgan and Jimmy Chamberlin reconvened to record a new Smashing Pumpkins album, "Zeitgeist". Jimmy later left the band and they've had an almost revolving door of musicians while Billy sings and plays. The band played "Cherub Rock", "Zero", "Bullet with Butterfly Wings", "Disarm", and other classics.



Marilyn Manson



Smashing Pumpkins