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Ex-Limp Bizkit Guitarist Wes Borland Joins Marilyn Manson

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Marilyn Manson has announced the addition of Black Light Burns/ex-Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland to his touring and recording band. You can check out the announcement below.

Wes Borland initially found fame as the facepainted guitarist for controversial rap metallers Limp Bizkit but left after the bands smash hit album, "Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavoured Water," though rejoined the band to record 2006's "The Unquestionable Truth- Part 1." He has since left the band again and is said to be on bad terms with Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst.

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39 Comments on "Ex-Limp Bizkit Guitarist Joins Marilyn Manson"

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1. KING KOOPA writes:

Wes is like a crazy ex girl friend to his band he keeps rejoining and leaving make up you F*ucking mind dude

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 9:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Bill writes:

oh man. this is either really bad or really good. love manson either way. \m/

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 9:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Blindgreed1 writes:

I think it's going to be a good thing. Wes is a pretty talented guy.

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 10:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BanjoMan writes:

wes borland is f***ing awesome....very talented

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 11:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

In my opinion all the musicians in Limp Bizkit were very talented. Wes is certainly an underrated guitarist and LB's bassist and drummer (Sam Rivers and John Otto respectively) were a tight rhytmn section with some great work produced. Plus DJ Lethal is one of the finest in his field as evidenced by his work with other projects such as La Coka Nostra and House Of Pain. Then again I'm a Limp Bizkit fan so maybe I'm being a little bias lol.

Now playing: R.E.M.- E-Bow The Letter

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 11:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. AlliedFront676 writes:

Im just glad Limp Bizkit went away, lol.

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 11:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. inhatredofme writes:

i don't think it'll last if manson treats him like he does everyone else.

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 11:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. BanjoMan writes:

Yeah everyone in Limp Bizkit was talented...EXCEPT fred durst..

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 12:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Kalis_wrath writes:

Wes was the ONLY decent member of Limp Bizkit, in my opinion.

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 12:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Pursuit_Of_Vikings writes:

Nah, Sam Rivers could write some good basslines, and John Otto was actually a trained jazz drummer if I recall correctly. They all sold their souls for rock n' roll. I can't help liking them, it makes me think of when I was 10-13 and I loved them. Durst is a joke, but damn, they could groove!

NP: Limp Bizkit "9 Teen 90 Nine"

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 12:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. cock bone writes:

he should just stick with big dumb face, but hell, MM is waaaaaay better than that sorry excuse for a band limp dksht....fred durst should die 10000000000000 times

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 12:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Diamond Oz writes:

I would rather listen to Limp Bizkit over Marilyn Manson anyday. At least LB has some energy in their music, no matter what you think of it.

Now playing: Ill Bill- Unauthorized Biography Of Slayer

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 12:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. blithering idiot writes:

fred durst is a joke, limp shtlick has always sucked & they are even gayer than disturd

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 1:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Detmetal20 writes:

Fred durst is a homo, I am glad Wes finally found something with Manson. But if Wes thinks Fred Durst is a jack a$$ he is for a surprise if Manson treats him anything like everyone else he has played with.

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 1:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Kalis_wrath writes:

Durst and anything he has touched is not welcome in my home! That boy does need a tour bus flip!

As far as MM vs LB goes am going to have to go with MM. I am not a fan of MM really, but MM is more to my liking than LB.

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 1:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Kalis_wrath writes:

Havent Manson and Borland been friends for years now?

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 1:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. fiendish writes:

if y'all wanna check out some pretty good sht, check out "big dumb face" wes's other band, i'd say they were better than MM or gay bizcrap

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 1:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Kalis_wrath writes:

*chuckles* I kinda dig that "Biz Crap." Its so well put and gave me a good chuckle!

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 2:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. goretooth writes:

wes should get bigdumbface back together and stay with that.

# Aug 15, 2008 @ 5:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Pursuit_Of_Vikings writes:

Black Light Burns is Boreland's best work IMO.

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 5:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Red_Chord writes:

No matter what, I hope that he brings back a little bit more heaviness to Manson

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 7:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. KoRNBoY writes:

wHo WAnTs TeH LiCk MuH bALLs WiT dEr tOnGuE ;D

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 12:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Androiddvirus writes:

I always thought that WES would fit in well with KORN or even made them better. He is a very original guitar player too bad his talent was wasted in LB but he will be a good additon to MM he will give him a little diversity.

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 12:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. warlockzero writes:

First twiggy rejoins them, now wes is joining them. I think manson may be returning to form with his next record, cause eat me drink was the worst album of mansons career. I think this is a big plus for manson. My only concern is what happens to black light burns. I hope that band does not go away cause they are awesome. Hopefully manson will become good again.

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 1:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. MetallicPunk writes:

This will be a little weird to get use as Wes as their guitar player but I welcome it,I'm hoping MM's next stuff will be alot like Antichrist Superstar or Portrait.

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 4:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. BLACKDOG writes:

Oh well atleast he's in a better band.

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 6:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Red_Chord writes:

Hey it's been a few posts since somebody said that Fred Durst is an a$$ hole so there you go !!!

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 7:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. psythe writes:

Yeah... I'm a closet LB fan... There, I said it :P

Fred IS a bag of douche, though.

# Aug 16, 2008 @ 9:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. ugly-bob writes:

"is said to be on bad terms with Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst"

isn't the entire world on bad terms with that cumstain?

john 5 was a rad guitarist, have you heard his solo album? sure it gets boring after a while cos every track is just him with some session band in the background, and no vocals...but he's still pretty awesome. thats not to say that borland isnt talented cos to be honest i've not listened to LB in ooohhh...about ten years? he'll be chewed up and spat out by manson i thinks...

# Aug 17, 2008 @ 2:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Dee writes:

I'm not gonna front, I like Limp Bizkit although Fred is a fu**in joke. He could suck a** for all I care. Anyway, i'm glad he's with Marylin Manson now.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 12:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. BrianSD writes:

I believe Borland recorded guitar on Rob Zombie's last album, maybe toured with him, not sure.

as for LB, Pollution was an ok song, there were 2 or 3 on that first album, pretty lame after that.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 12:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Kalis_wrath writes:

Brian, I can say from being at the Ozzy/Zombie show that John 5 was there. Not Borland.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 1:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. ZT, I be writes:

He fits MM.


NP: Slipknot-Left Behind

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 7:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Comics writes:

Good review http://redneckzombie.com

# Aug 21, 2008 @ 11:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. tool fan writes:

I am intruiged by this news, and also upset at the fact that it seems I and a group of my friends are the only people who liked the manson/tim skold pairing on “eat me/ Drink me.” I consider myself a fan of all manson and most rock for that matter, but I think EMDM was great because it was a departure from manson’s other albums. I think when an artist does something new he’s criticized, but if he records something too similar to his other albums the music is blasted for its lack of creativity and growth. Eat me drink me had amazing guitar work if nothing else, especially the guitar solos.

# Aug 22, 2008 @ 4:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. That_One_Guy writes:

Meh.. I could care less either way about Manson or Limp Bizkit. Bizkit always sucked and Manson's last few albums have been getting steadily worse and worse.. for shame!

# Aug 22, 2008 @ 12:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. That_One_Guy writes:

Actually, tool fan, Skold was on Manson's "The Golden Age of Grotesque" too... I think it was called, the one before EMDM.

# Aug 22, 2008 @ 1:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. expectorant writes:

Nothing against Tool but, Fred Durst is a fckin tool.

# Aug 22, 2008 @ 3:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. ugly-bob writes:

i totally agree with you tool fan. there's no way recording artists can win these days. they get blasted if they try something new, they get blasted if they remain the way they were when they started. except for bullsh** like justin timberlake who does the same sh** again and again and again...and again, just cos he thinks he can dance like michael jackson.and the public eats it up "more justin, give us more of the same stupid sh**". any pop star can get away with it, but as soon as it's a recording artist that does something that's not mainstream pop, they get chewed up and spat out for not being original.

there's no originality anymore...everything is a rip-off of something else...i guess

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