Hey, Cruel World... (tour)

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Hey Cruel World... Tour
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World tour by Marilyn Manson
Supporting album Born Villain
Start date February 24, 2012
Legs 10 (12 With the "Twins of Evil Tour")
Marilyn Manson tour chronology
The High End of Low Tour
Hey Cruel World... Tour
Twins of Evil Tour

Hey Cruel World...Tour was Marilyn Manson thirteenth tour. It was also the band's ninth tour to span over multiple legs, Rumors about the tour's itinerary began as early as June 3, 2011, when the Brazilian edition of the Portuguese broadsheet newspaper Destak published that agents for the band had finalized negotiations for the group to tour in Brazil and other South American countries as part of the SWU Music & Arts Festival in November 2011.[1] Despite this, the band's supposed inclusion in the roster failed to materialize.[1] The tour's 2012 itinerary was confirmed on October 2011 to include an Australian leg from late February to early March as part of the 5-day 2012 Soundwave music festival.[2] After the Australian leg the tour will continue in Asia, North America and Europe. The tour includes Manson's first performances in the United States since mid-2009.[3]

Manson announced the tour's title on his official website's journal a week before the tour began.[4]



Track listing

The following list contains the most commonly played songs in the order they were most generally performed:

"The WASP (Texas Radio and the Big Beat)", "Track 99", "Suspiria" (with "Overneath The Path of Misery" tease)
  1. "Hey, Cruel World..."
  2. "Disposable Teens"
  3. "The Love Song"
  4. "No Reflection"
  5. "mOBSCENE"
  6. "The Dope Show" (with "Coma Black", "Diary of a Dope Fiend" or "Happiness Is a Warm Gun" intro)
  7. "Slo-Mo-Tion"
  8. "Murderers Are Getting Prettier Every Day"
  9. "Rock Is Dead"
  10. "Personal Jesus"
  11. "Pistol Whipped"
  12. "1996" (Spoken)
  13. "The Last Day on Earth"
  14. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" (with "The Reflecting God" outro)
  15. "The Reflecting God"
  16. "Tourniquet"
  17. "Coma White" (with "In the Shadow of the Valley of Death" tease and "Coma Black a) Eden Eye" outro)
  18. "King Kill 33°
  19. "Antichrist Superstar" (with "King Kill 33° intro)
  20. "The Beautiful People" (with "Baby You're a Rich Man" intro)
  21. "Irresponsible Hate Anthem"
  22. "Little Horn"
  23. "Four Rusted Horses (Opening Titles Version)"
"You're So Vain"

Opening Songs

Stage persona, attitude, and attire

Manson singing
"Disposable Teens" in
Milan, Italy.


Note: For Twins of Evil Tour trivia please see the The Twins of Evil Tour page

Tour Legs

Tour Leg Time Span
Hey, Cruel World... Tour: Soundwave Festival Leg 2012/02/242012/03/06
Hey, Cruel World... Tour: Asian Leg 2012/03/092012/03/15
Hey, Cruel World ... Tour: North American Leg 2012/04/272012/05/20
Hey, Cruel World... Tour: European Leg 2012/05/24 – 2012/06/16
Hey, Cruel World ... Tour: Summer European Leg 2012/07/052012/07/21
Hey, Cruel World ... Tour: Summer North American Leg 2012/08/112012/08/18
Twins of Evil Tour: North American Leg 2012/09/282012/10/31
Hey, Cruel World... Tour: Mexican Leg 2012/11/022012/11/03
Hey, Cruel World... Tour: South American Leg 2012/11/06 – 2012/11/13
Twins of Evil Tour: European Leg 2012/11/262012/12/12
Hey, Cruel World... Tour: Winter European Leg 2012/12/152012/12/21
Hey, Cruel World... Tour: Winter North American Leg 2013/01/18 - 2013/02/23

Orphaned performances

# Date City Location Venue
1 2012/03/22 Berlin Germany Flag-de.png Echo Awards
2 2012/04/11 Los Angeles USA Flag-us.png Revolver Golden Gods Awards
3 2012/04/14 Los Angeles USA Flag-us.png Unknown
4 2012/08/02 Los Angeles USA Flag-us.png Greek Theatre
5 2012/08/04 Los Angeles USA Flag-us.png Sony Pictures Studios Theater
6 2012/12/04 Stockholm Sweden Flag-se.png Pub Anchor

Photo gallery

Hey, Cruel World... Tour Images

Main article: 2011-2012 Born Villain Imagery


  1. 1.0 1.1 Flesch, José Norberto (2011-06-03). "Marilyn Manson comes to Brazil in November". Destak. Cofina. http://www.destakjornal.com.br/readContent.aspx?id=17,98997. Retrieved 2011-06-08. 
  2. CK (2011-10-06). "Soundwave 2012! Get Ready For Offspring, Marilyn Manson and Evanescence!". Triple M Network. Austereo Radio Network. http://www.triplem.com.au/sydney/music/news/blog/soundwave-2012-get-ready-for-offspring-marilyn-manson-and-evanescence/20111006-eobd.html. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  3. CK (2011-2-14). "Marilyn Manson Plots Spring U.S. Tour". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. http://www.billboard.com/events/marilyn-manson-plots-spring-u-s-tour-1006191352.story#/events/marilyn-manson-plots-spring-u-s-tour-1006191352.story. Retrieved 2011-2-18. 
  4. CK (2012-2-18). "I AM BEGINNING MY HEY CRUEL WORLD…TOUR.". MarilynManson.com. http://marilynmanson.com/2012/i-am-beginning-my-hey-cruel-world-tour/. Retrieved 2012-2-20. 

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