August 9, 2018 CAMDEN, NJ — Another beautiful night at the BB&T Pavilion brought out a wide array of patrons. The warm-up band was Deadly Apples, a Canadian group formed and lead by Alex Martel. Alex was whipping the microphone cord non-stop across the stage, which was great until he threw the mic and hit a security guard in the head. The guard was ok and stayed on his post, but the photographers in the pit were definitely shooting with one eye open!
Marilyn Manson then kicked off an 11-song set, including The Reflecting God, The Dope Show, Sweet Dreams (Eurythmics cover), and ending with The Beautiful People. He would later come back to sing with Rob Zombie.
But most of the crowd was there to see Rob Zombie, and he did not disappoint. The driving music was complimented with smoke, light baths and very elaborate stage props, including a gargoyle-like microphone stand – very cool! John 5, Zombie’s lead guitarist, was at one time (in the late 90’s) David Lee Roth’s guitarist. Rob Zombie played a 15-song set that included Meet the Creeper, Superbeast, Enter Sandman (Metallica cover), and ending the night with Manson on Helter Skelter (Beatles cover).
[Photos by Rick Pettine]
[Article by Rick Pettine]
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