My Chemical Romance Answers Manson's Blast

My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance is not threatened or even slightly intimidated by Marilyn Manson's comment on how the band copies his sound.

Responding to Marilyn Manson's "copycat" accuse, My Chemical Romance took it pretty easy. The band laughed off the fact that the accusation comes from a Marilyn Manson.

Frontman Gerard Way told Rock Sound magazine, "If Elvis Costello said we sucked we would think about it a bit but usually it is comments from someone with a new record to promote so the remarks ring hollow." He then added, "We still haven't found someone that has knocked us down that we need to take seriously."

Manson previously called MCR "sad and pitiful" and said that his new song "Mutilation is the Most Sincere Form of Flattery" from "Eat Me, Drink Me" is an attack on the band. Speaking to a London paper, Manson exclaimed, "I'm embarrassed to be me because these people are doing a really sad, pitiful, shallow version of what I've done. If they want to identify with me then here's a razor blade. Call me when you're done and we'll talk."


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    Jan 15, 2010

    Marilyn Manson speaks the truth! my chemical romance can go and FUCK OFF!!! Marilyn Manson's band was way before my chemical romance.and people say so much crap about him! and anyone who says shit about MARILYN MANSON!!! I HOPE YOU FUCK OFF AND DIE!!!

    Nov 13, 2007

    as recording artists I respect both my chemical romance and marilyn manson. however on this topic I would side with my chem because even if Manson did feel this way about them he did not have to make such an attack on them when they were not trying to be anyone but themselves and the should not get shit from other people for it. Perhaps Manson may feel this way but I think he was out of place by making such a comment.

    Nov 12, 2007

    Well sammy111 not saying that MCR is a bad band or anything, But they Could never even Fucking dream of being anywhere near Manson's level.

    Nov 07, 2007

    BAHAHAHA wow Marilyn Manson is my hero... MCR is a joke.. non talented posers..Manson is never old and he is the best singer we will ever have

    Oct 11, 2007

    Marilyn manson is only telling the truth coz MCr are sad and pitiful. marilyn manson is the bomb.Mcr are so gay everyone are so over them they are old as and they are gay!

    Jun 25, 2007

    I think Marylin Manson is completley sad! MY Chemical Romance are far better performers than he will ever be! MCR all the way!!!

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