1998/11/19 Syracuse, NY

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November 19, 1998
Performance by Marilyn Manson
Location The Landmark Theatre in Syracuse, New York, USA
Tour Mechanical Animals Tour
Tour leg Mechanical Animals Tour: World Leg
Performers Marilyn Manson, John 5, Twiggy Ramirez, Madonna Wayne Gacy, Ginger Fish
Support 12 Rounds
Touring chronology
November 18, 1998 November 19, 1998 November 21, 1998

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The performance on November 19, 1998 took place at the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse, New York, USA.


The engagement saw the tour's first resistance from civic and religious leaders. On October 19, 1998, a month before a planned performance, local activists began calling for a cancellation of the engagement. According to Associated Press, then-Syracuse Mayor Roy Bernardi attempted to block the venue's permit, citing a "moral obligation to the people of Syracuse", without specifying any reason for his objections. Onondaga County officials also attempted to extort the Landmark into halting the event by threatening to withhold $30,000 in county funds earmarked for the venue, prompting the venue's bookers to consider dropping the show altogether. Despite this, representatives for the Landmark started selling tickets on the day it was planned and the performance took place on the arranged date and venue.[1]



  1. "Inauguration of the Mechanical Christ"
  2. "The Reflecting God"
  3. "Great Big White World"
  4. "Cake and Sodomy"
  5. "Posthuman"
  6. "Mechanical Animals"
  7. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" (with "Hell Outro")
  8. "The Speed of Pain"
  9. "Rock Is Dead"
  10. "The Dope Show"
  11. "Lunchbox"
  12. "User Friendly"
  13. "I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me)"
  14. "Rock 'n' Roll Nigger"
  15. "Antichrist Superstar"
  16. "The Beautiful People"
  17. "Irresponsible Hate Anthem"

Fan review[edit]


  1. "Marilyn Manson Tour Draws First Protests, Syracuse Show May Be Blocked". MTV News. 1998-10-19. http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1431733/marilyn-manson-tour-draws-first-protests-syracuse-show-may-be-blocked.jhtml. Retrieved 2011-03-21.