Editors’ Notes Marilyn Manson may promote himself as a defiant individualist but his best work exhibits a strong sense of rock tradition. “The Dope Show,” “The Beautiful People,” “Rock Is Dead,” and “mOBSCENE” crush with a sonic sense of rock history, recalling classic poses from the past while forging their own industrial-hard rock territory. The riffs were made to last long after the initial buzz and they do with an era’s defining touch.