Against All Gods Tour

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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
Number of shows 64
Marilyn Manson concert chronology

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]

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]

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]

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

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