Against All Gods Tour

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Against All Gods Tour
Marilyn Manson in Against All Gods Tour
Marilyn Manson on Against All Gods Tour
World tour by Marilyn Manson
Associated album Lest We Forget: The Best Of
Start date October 27, 2004
End date August 31, 2005
Legs 4
Shows 64
Marilyn Manson concert chronology
Grotesk Burlesk
(2003)
Against All Gods
(2004-2005)
Rape of the World
(2007-2008)

Against All Gods was a worldwide arena tour by American rock band Marilyn Manson. It was the ninth tour the band embarked upon and the sixth to span over multiple legs. It was launched one month after in support of their compilation album, Lest We Forget: The Best Of, which was released on September 28, 2004 in the US. Beginning on October 27, 2004 and lasting until August 31, 2005, the tour included four legs spanning Europe, Japan and North America with a total of 64 completed shows.

Performance and show themes[edit]

A backstage pass from the Against All Gods tour

For this tour, Manson would come onstage swinging a censer (that some mistook for a chandelier), as in the ritual church ceremonies. Projection backdrops for the tour included a burning American flag and a church backdrop, reminiscent of visuals used during the Dead to the World tour, and other themed backdrops that represented the era of the song being performed. At a few shows, robots were utilised during performances of "Tourniquet" and/or "(s)AINT". During some performances of "Tourniquet", Manson used stilts as well.

Attire[edit]

Manson wearing a black and white striped jacket, which he wore in performances of "The Dope Show"

The costumes for the Against All Gods tour (all designed by Vivienne Westwood) went through two discernible phases. Initially, Manson took to the stage wearing a black jacket with pink trimming and wore a black gothic vest with a long, open black skirt. During "The Dope Show," he donned a black and white striped suit jacket and wore a top hat for "mOBSCENE". At some shows, the black vest also had a silver strip running down it. When the tour moved to Europe, the band sported a Victorian dress style. Though the skirt remained similar, Manson’s vest then sported blue-velvet frills, and his entry jacket had a Black Plague theme (as did the hat worn during "The Nobodies" that was meant to look like a plague doctor's), with real chicken bones sewn on in the shape of a sergeant’s shoulder decoration and a bagful of onions. During "mOBSCENE," Manson donned a military jacket and peak cap.

Set list[edit]

The following list contains the most commonly played songs in the order they were most generally performed:

  1. "Repent" (intro)
  2. "Prelude (The Family Trip)"
  3. "The Love Song"
  4. "Irresponsible Hate Anthem"
  5. "Disposable Teens"
  6. "mOBSCENE"
  7. "Tourniquet" (contains intro from "Minute of Decay")
  8. "Personal Jesus"
  9. "Get Your Gunn"
  10. "Great Big White World"
  11. "(s)AINT"
  12. "Tainted Love"
  13. "Lamb of God" (tease)
  14. "Mommy Dear" (tease)
  15. "The Fight Song"
  16. "The Nobodies"
  17. "The Dope Show" (contains intro from "Diary of a Dope Fiend")
  18. "Rock Is Dead"
  19. "The Golden Age of Grotesque"
  20. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"
  21. "Lunchbox"
  22. "The Beautiful People"
  23. "Antichrist Superstar"
  24. "The Reflecting God"
  25. "Suicide Is Painless" (outro)

Opening songs[edit]

  • "The Love Song"

Lineup[edit]

Marilyn Manson

Set lists[edit]

Against All Gods North American Tour[edit]

Against All Gods Asian Tour[edit]

Against All Gods Mexican Tour[edit]

Tour dates[edit]

# Date City Country Venue
Against All Gods North American Tour
1 October 27, 2004 Las Vegas, Nevada United States House of Blues
2 October 29, 2004 Phoenix, Arizona Dodge Theater
3 November 1, 2004 San Francisco, California Warfield Theatre
4 November 3, 2004 Denver, Colorado Filmore
5 November 5, 2004 Fargo, North Dakota Civic Auditorium
6 November 6, 2004 Minneapolis, Minnesota Orpheum Theatre
7 November 8, 2004 Cincinnati, Ohio Taft Theatre
8 November 9, 2004 Chicago, Illinois The Rivera
9 November 11, 2004 St. Louis, Missouri The Pageant
10 November 12, 2004 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Eagles Ballroom
11 November 14, 2004 Detroit, Michigan State Theatre
12 November 15, 2004 Toronto Canada Massey Hall
13 November 17, 2004 Montreal Metropolis
14 November 18, 2004 New York City, New York United States Roseland Ballroom
15 November 20, 2004 Washington, D.C. 9:30 Club
16 November 21, 2004 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electric Factory
17 November 23, 2004 Sayreville, New Jersey Starland Ballroom
18 November 26, 2004 Boston, Massachusetts Avalon Ballroom
19 November 27, 2004 Reading, Pennsylvania Sovereign Center
20 November 29, 2004 Cleveland, Ohio House of Blues
21 November 30, 2004 Columbus, Ohio PromoWest Pavilion
22 December 2, 2004 Orlando, Florida Hard Rock Live
23 December 3, 2004 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina House of Blues
24 December 4, 2004 Atlanta, Georgia Tabernacle
25 December 7, 2004 Houston, Texas Verizon Wireless Theater
26 December 8, 2004 Grand Prairie, Texas Nokia Live
27 December 10, 2004 McAllen, Texas Villa Real
28 December 11, 2004 Corpus Christi, Texas Concrete Street Amphitheater
29 December 13, 2004 Albuquerque, New Mexico Albuquerque Convention Center
30 December 14, 2004 El Paso, Texas Country Coliseum
31 December 16, 2004 Santa Barbara, California Arlington Theatre
32 December 18, 2004 Los Angeles, California Wiltern LG
33 December 19, 2004
34 December 20, 2004
Against All Gods Asian Tour
1 January 29, 2005 Bangkok Thailand Aktive Square
2 February 2, 2005 Seoul South Korea Olympic Hall
3 February 5, 2005 Osaka Japan Sonic Mania Festival
4 February 6, 2005 Tokyo Sonic Mania Festival
Against All Gods Mexican Tour
1 February 9, 2005 Mexico City Mexico Palacio de los Deportes

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