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WATCH: New video from Marilyn Manson
Everyone's favourite shock rocker returns.
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 04 Apr 2012
With just weeks to go until latest opus Born Villain surfaces, Marilyn Manson has unleashed the promo for new single 'No Reflection'.
As you might expect, the accompanying video for the blistering track (we detect a bit of Bowie's 'Scary Monsters' in amongst the industrial gristle) is a pretty creepy affair and a good indication that he's back to his best. Check it out below
The Hot Press Newsdesk
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