Former Marilyn Manson band member Stephen Bier has once again flapped his gums and controversy has come spilling out.
Bier AKA Madonna Wayne Gacy AKA Pogo — who manned the keys for Manson between 1989 and 2007 — has this time taken a swipe at late grunge legend, Kurt Cobain.
He’s accused the Nirvana frontman of plagiarism some two decades after his death, pointing out (like many before him) the similarities between ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ and Blue Oyster Cult’s ‘Godzilla’, as well as ‘Come As You Are’ and Killing Joke’s ‘Eighties’.
As Alternative Nation reports, Pogo posted a link to ‘Godzilla’ accompanied by the words “Burn in Hell Kurt”, before linking to ‘Eighties’ and adding “And this is why you kill yourself, because you’re a f****** thief”.
(That censorship was his, btw, not ours. Strange that he’d censor the word “fucking” while mocking a tragic suicide, but go figure.)
Pogo has previously slammed Cobain — as well as Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell — for taking their own lives.
“Well everything comes with a f****** price,” he wrote following Chester’s death earlier this year. “And if you can’t handle the rock world, and the depression or drugs or whatever, don’t get into it to start.”
Screenshots Via Alternative Nation.
He also notoriously embarked on a morbid AF trolling sesh last year in which he suggested former bandmate Brian Warner AKA Marilyn Manson should kill himself, saying he should “put a bullet in his head” to “preserve his legacy”.
So basically he’s not just a douche, he’s a hypocritical douche.
Check out the similarities between Nirvana & Blue Oyster Cult’s tunes below.
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