Marilyn Manson’s autobiography, The Long Hard Road Out of Hell is the story of one man’s fight against darkness. A compelling account of his life on the frontlines of rock ‘n’ roll, this book combines memoir with criticism and looks at the world around him through a filter that’s more unusual than anything you’ve seen before.
Explore the story of the rise, fall and resurgence of one of music’s most controversial artists. The Long Hard Road Out of Hell is a fascinating look at Marilyn Manson’s life and career, from his Sex Pistols-inspired beginnings to his current status as America’s most provocative rock star. In this thorough and revealing biography, Manson tells of his childhood attraction to horror films and films about serial killers: from Hammer Films to Wes Craven; Scream to Silence of the Lambs; Hereditary Evil; etc., through college, drug use, and religious experiences during his time with The Lemonheads. With chapters covering his ups-and-down career history up until today, this book gives readers an in-depth look into Marilyn Manson’s life and psyche. Also included are detailed accounts of some of his more popular songs, including “Cake And Sodomy”, “Rock Is Dead,” “Mechanical Animals,” and others.
Just when you thought Marilyn Manson couldn’t sink any lower, he takes his deepest secrets and ushers them into the world in The Long Hard Road Out of Hell. Using his most haunting music and poignant story, Manson reveals his past: from childhood abuse to mass murder and beyond, this shocking memoir is a “mind-blowing” work that will haunt you for years to come.
About The Long Hard Road Out of Hell Book
The 150,000-copy national bestselling autobiography of Marilyn Manson, America’s most controversial celebrity icon, is offered with a bonus chapter not included in the hardcover. “By turns moving, funny, appalling, disturbing. . . . There has never been anything like it”.–“Rolling Stone”. 80 b&w photos. 16-page color insert.
In his twenty-nine years, rock idol Manson has experienced more than most people have (or would want to) in a lifetime. Now, in his shocking and candid memoir, he takes readers from backstage to gaol cells, from recording studios to emergency rooms, from the pit of despair to the top of the charts, and recounts his metamorphosis from a frightened Christian schoolboy into the most feared and revered music superstar in the country.