Gig guide: Ghoulish whispers; MARILYN MANSON.
Byline: OLD NICK
Former music journalist Brian Warner knows a thing or two about whipping up a frenzy of righteous indignation. In the past, his gigs have regularly been picketed by civic groups and concerned citizens, while Manson's spooky antics have attracted the wrath of right-wing groups and religious followers. It's amazing how a few well-chosen words about Beelzebub, a deft flourish with the make-up brush and wonky won·ky
adj. won·ki·er, won·ki·est Chiefly British
1. Shaky; feeble.
2. Wrong; awry.
[Probably alteration of dialectal wanky, alteration of wankle eyes can offend so many people. But, through albums such as Antichrist Superstar and The Golden Age Of Grotesque, MM has turned his version of goth-metal into a nice little earner.
DEVIL'S ADVOCATE devil's advocate: see canonization. : Brian, to his mum