Marilyn Manson Tattoos
Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist. He is known for his controversial stage personality and image as the lead singer of the band Marilyn Manson, which he co-founded with Daisy Berkowitz and of which he remains the only constant member.
Marilyn Manson Arm Tattoos
Marilyn had a Skull and Tree on his right arm, Uncle Creepy and Cobweb tattoo on his left arm. In Fall 1994, Manson had been looking into getting a tattoo of Uncle Creepy, the narrator character and “host” of the Warren Comics horror magazine, Creepy. Manson approached longtime tattoo artist Albert Sgambati in regards to the tattoo, but Sgambati was unable to come up with a satisfactory drawing. The Uncle Cobweb tattoo was widely believed that this simple tattoo depicting a cobweb was won by Manson as a bonus for winning the award for Best Vocalist at the Slammie Awards in Florida on July 3, 1994. Marilyn also had a cyclops tattoo on his left shoulder part.
Sometime around September 1993, Manson and Sgambati began collaborating on artwork that would become Manson’s sixth and most flamboyant tattoo. The Lucky Devil depicts a grinning red devil amongst a horseshoe with ‘1’ and ‘3’ at each respective end. under his lucky devil is a Baphomet. The Baphomet became known in the nineteenth century when it was applied to pseudo-historical conspiracy theories elaborating on the suppression of the Templars.
In July 1991, Manson and Gein returned to Tattoos By Lou where Manson would receive his third and fourth tattoos, where tattoo artist Donovan Stringer was presented with Manson’s pre-drawn art interpreting the Western German mythic creature formally called “Cyaegha the Great Old One”. Both tattoos are typically comprised of a circular green eye at the center of a mass of black tentacles, each one slightly varied from the other. Reportedly, the right arm was tattooed first.