Against All Gods Tour
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|World tour by Marilyn Manson|
|Associated album||Lest We Forget: The Best Of|
|Start date||October 27, 2004|
|End date||August 31, 2005|
|No. 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
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.
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.
The following list contains the most commonly played songs in the order they were most generally performed:
- "Repent" (intro)
- "Prelude (The Family Trip)"
- "The Love Song"
- "Irresponsible Hate Anthem"
- "Disposable Teens"
- "Tourniquet" (contains intro from "Minute of Decay")
- "Personal Jesus"
- "Get Your Gunn"
- "Great Big White World"
- "Tainted Love"
- "Lamb of God" (tease)
- "Mommy Dear" (tease)
- "The Fight Song"
- "The Nobodies"
- "The Dope Show" (contains intro from "Diary of a Dope Fiend")
- "Rock Is Dead"
- "The Golden Age of Grotesque"
- "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"
- "The Beautiful People"
- "Antichrist Superstar"
- "The Reflecting God"
- "Suicide Is Painless" (outro)
- "The Love Song"
- Marilyn Manson: Vocals, saxophone
- Mark Chaussee: Guitar, bass
- Tim Sköld: Basses, backing vocals
- Madonna Wayne Gacy: Keyboards, percussion, programming
- Chris Vrenna: Drums
Against All Gods North American Tour
Against All Gods Asian Tour
Against All Gods Mexican Tour
|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|
|February 2, 2005||Seoul||South Korea||Olympic Hall|
|February 5, 2005||Osaka||Japan||Sonic Mania Festival|
|February 6, 2005||Tokyo||Sonic Mania Festival|
|February 9, 2005||Mexico City||Mexico||Palacio de los Deportes|