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If hes shock rock hes the same as alice cooper :) and sorry but he isnt
That was what I was going to say. He's not classic goth like Sisters of Mercy, Bauhaus, Siouxsie and the Banshees, etc..., but is in the same realm as modern gothic/industrial rock bands like Rammstein.

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That was what I was going to say. He's not classic goth like Sisters of Mercy' date=' Bauhaus, Siouxsie and the Banshees, etc..., but is in the same realm as modern gothic/industrial rock bands like Rammstein.[/quote'] Great minds think alike C:

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That was what I was going to say. He's not classic goth like Sisters of Mercy' date=' Bauhaus, Siouxsie and the Banshees, etc..., but is in the same realm as modern gothic/industrial rock bands like Rammstein.[/quote'] Nooooooooooooooo I love Rammstein, only saw them 4 times last year. MM is a total wanker, saw him/them last year with Rob Zombie and was shite. It was not a one off as reviews from the other gigs on the tour were bad. Also saw him/them a couple of years back and was crap then. I have a couple of cd's and they are OK but live it's rubbish. I'm a classic goth then, cool, I like that. :-)

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You can't deny that his sound isn't far off from stuff like Rammstein though' date=' regardless of any perceived quality differences.[/quote'] Well, they're both industrial but I think the similarity halts there. MM had a higher-pitched guitar sound if I remember correctly. In general it's shriller music. The vocal style is also far removed. Till Landemann can sing in a low, menacing register but I've only ever heard Manson squeal in an extremely obnoxious semi-growl. Yes, I am putting in quality judgments here but I think there's a substantial difference between these bands. ...but of course they both pale in comparison to Eisbrecher.

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I remember his glam days when he used to wear this weird hat. He had more of a sense of humor then, too. He wasn't always just this Satan-obsessed guy who walks around on stilts and makes every show look like some incomprehensible experiment. I just think there are those who do it better.

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