Marilyn Manson

Gil Sharone has taken to social media to announce he is leaving his post as Marilyn Manson’s drummer.

Sharone posted a collection of photos and his statement to Facebook earlier today, which you can read below.

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“After five amazing years playing drums for [Marilyn Manson], I’ve decided to leave the band. It’s been one of the highlights of my career but it’s time for me to pursue other current and future projects. Much love to [Marilyn Manson] and the homies I shared the stage with; [Twiggy Ramirez], [Tyler Bates], [Paul Wiley], [Juan Alderete] and to the fans. It’s been a blast. #marilynmanson #thepaleemperor #heavenupsidedown”

After five amazing years playing drums for @marilynmanson, I’ve decided to leave the band. It’s been one of the…

Posted by Gil Sharone Official on Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Sharone has been with Manson since 2013 during the touring cycles of 2015’s The Pale Emperor and 2017’s Heaven Upside Down. He has previously worked with The Dillinger Escape Plan and Puscifer.

Manson recently announced another co-headlining run with Rob Zombie, Twins Of Evil: Hell Never Dies tour, set to kickoff this summer. Tickets are available now here with dates listed below.


07/09 – Baltimore, MD @ Royal Farms Arena
07/10 – Allentown, PA @ PPL Center
07/12 – Huntington, WV @ Big Sandy Superstore Arena
07/13 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
07/14 – Evansville, IN @ Ford Center
07/16 – Rockford, IL @ BMO Harris Bank Center
07/17 – Bonner Springs, KS @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
07/19 – Oshkosh, WI @ Rock USA (Festival)
07/20 – Cadott, WI @ Rock Fest (Festival)
07/21 – Council Bluffs, IA @ WestFair Amphitheatre
07/23 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford Premier Center
07/24 – Bismarck, ND @ Bismarck Event Center
07/25 – Billings, MT @ Rimrock Auto Arena
08/04 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
08/06 – Saskatoon, SK @ SaskTel Center
08/07 – Winnipeg, MB @ Bell MTS Place
08/09 – Fargo, ND @ Fargodome
08/10 – Cedar Rapids, IA @ US Cellular Center
08/11 – Fort Wayne, IN @ Allen County Coliseum
08/13 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
08/14 – London, ON @ Budweiser Gardens
08/16 – Ottawa, ON @ Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre
08/17 – Quebec, QC @ Videotron Centre
08/18 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

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