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Marilyn Manson covers The Doors classic The End

Marilyn Manson (opens in new tab) has released his cover of The Doors (opens in new tab) classic 1967 track The End.

The vocalist, who played the original song over the PA at the end of his North American summer shows with Rob Zombie (opens in new tab), has also revealed a video for the Shooter Jennings-produced track, with the visuals created by Zev Deans and based on an original watercolour painting by Manson.

The End is also available to purchase (opens in new tab), while a limited edition picture disc is now available to pre-order (opens in new tab). Only 2000 will be released and it'll be available from March 6, 2020.

The End is the second cover released by Manson in recent months. In October, he launched a Tim Mattia-directed video for his take on American folk song God’s Gonna Cut You Down (opens in new tab), which first appeared on the soundtrack to the 2017 film 24 Hours To Live.

In July, Manson spoke about his upcoming studio album which will be the follow-up to 2017’s Heaven Upside Down.

And in September, it was revealed that Manson had landed a role in the third season of American Gods, which will will premiere on the Starz network (opens in new tab) in the US in 2020 and an internationally on Amazon Prime (opens in new tab).

The show based on Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel of the same name (opens in new tab) stars Ian McShane, Emily Browning, Ricky Whittle and Gillian Anderson – with Manson lined up to play Johan Wengren, the lead singer of Viking death metal band Blood Death.

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