Marilyn Manson Dropped by Record Label After Evan Rachel Wood’s Abuse Allegations


In the wake of Evan Rachel Wood’s announcement that Marilyn Manson “horrifically abused” her for years after they had been in a relationship, Loma Vista Recordings, which launched Manson’s newest album, has parted methods with the singer.

“In light of today’s disturbing allegations by Evan Rachel Wood and other women naming Marilyn Manson as their abuser, Loma Vista will cease to further promote his current album, effective immediately,” the assertion reads. “Due to these concerning developments, we have also decided not to work with Marilyn Manson on any future projects.”

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Manson has launched three albums by way of the label, together with final yr’s, “We Are Chaos.” His artist web page disappeared from the label’s web site on Monday afternoon, a number of hours after Wood’s assertion.

Manson was not signed on to the label: Beginning along with his 2015 album, “The Pale Emperor,” Manson retained the rights to his recordings and licensed them to Loma Vista, which is a division of Concord Music. “We Are Chaos” bears Manson’s copyright, with an unique license to Loma Vista.

Wood has usually alluded to Manson when talking about being a survivor of home violence over time. Wood and Manson’s relationship grew to become public in 2007 when she was 19 and he was 38. They grew to become engaged in 2010, however broke up later that yr.

In an Instagram put up early Monday morning, and in an announcement to Vanity Fair, Wood mentioned: “The name of my abuser is Brian Warner, also known to the world as Marilyn Manson. He started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years. I was brainwashed and manipulated into submission. I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I am here to expose this dangerous man and call out the many industries that have enabled him, before he ruins any more lives. I stand with the many victims who will no longer be silent.”

Wood started speaking about being a survivor of rape and home violence in a Rolling Stone article in 2016, and has centered her activism on these points. In 2019, Wood created the Phoenix Act, a invoice that extends the statute of limitations on home violence to 5 years from three. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the invoice into regulation in October of 2019, and it took impact in January 2020. Wood testified earlier than the California Senate on the time, saying that her abuser had hidden his drug and alcohol habit from her, and “had bouts of extreme jealousy, which would often result in him wrecking our home, cornering me in a room, and threatening me.”

This previous fall, Manson ended an interview with the U.Okay. music journal Metal Hammer when the author introduced up Wood’s title. Later, Manson issued a prolonged assertion, denying any wrongdoing.

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