Rob Holliday

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Rob Holliday
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Background information
Birth name Rob Holliday
Born June 8, 1979 (age 38)
Origin Jacksonville, Florida
Genre(s) Industrial rock, Industrial metal, Alternative rock, Electronica, New prog
Occupation(s) Musician
Instrument(s) Vocals, Guitar, Bass guitar
Years active 1999–present
Associated acts Marilyn Manson, Gary Numan, The Prodigy, Sulpher, Low Art Thrill, Flint, Curve, The Mission

Rob Holliday is a professional musician. He was the live guitarist of industrial metal band Marilyn Manson as well as for Gary Numan, The Prodigy, and Sulpher. He joined in 2007 as Marilyn Manson's live bassist, but switched to guitars in January 2008 due to the return of former bass player Twiggy Ramirez. Holliday is the youngest musician to play in Marilyn Manson.

Career[edit]

In music[edit]

Rob Holliday is half of the band Sulpher, having duties as a lyricist, guitarist and lead vocals. They have released one album titled Spray, with two singles for the tracks "One of Us" and "You Ruined Everything", and currently have a second album in production. Sulpher also includes Monti (Curve, Cocteau Twins, Gang of Four, The Jesus and Mary Chain) as producer, programmer and drummer and Tim Mud as live guitarist. Holliday is currently the live guitarist for Gary Numan and The Prodigy, and also played live guitars and bass for Marilyn Manson during the Rape of the World tour. Holliday did not contribute to the writing or recording of the band's 2007 album, Eat Me, Drink Me.

Although many people believed Rob to be a temporary member, Manson stated in an interview entitled 'Everyone Will Suffer Now' on The Heirophant that this is not the case, and that Holliday will stay as a permanent member of the band. Despite this Rob left the band due to previous responsibilities to The Prodigy whom he plays live bass and guitar. After much speculation as to whether or not Rob would be returning, it was revealed that he has not contributed to The High End of Low and was being replaced by bassist Andy Gerold. There is no bad blood between Manson and Holliday, and on December 14th 2009 Rob joined Marilyn Manson on stage for a performance of Little Horn.

Discography[edit]

  • Spray (Sulpher, 2003)
  • Scarred (Gary Numan, 2003)
  • Hybrid (Gary Numan, 2003)
  • Live at Shepherd's Bush Empire (Gary Numan, 2004)
  • Jagged (Gary Numan, 2006)

Credits[edit]

  • Low Art Thrill – guitar (1996-1997)
  • Sulpher – writing, guitar, vocals (1999-Present)
  • The Mission – live guitar (2001-2004)
  • Curve – live guitar (2002)
  • Gary Numan – producer, remixer, live guitar, live bass (2000-2006)
  • The Prodigy – live guitar (2003-Present)
  • Flint – live bass (2003)
  • Marilyn Manson – live bass (2007), live guitar (2008)
Members of Marilyn Manson
Current Marilyn MansonTwiggy
Former Olivia Newton BundyZsa Zsa SpeckGidget GeinSara Lee LucasDaisy BerkowitzZim ZumJohn 5Mark ChausseeTim SkoldMadonna Wayne GacyRob HollidayWes BorlandAndy GeroldGinger FishChris VrennaFred Sablan
Associated performers
Current Tyler BatesGil SharonePaul Wiley
Former Jason SutterSpencer RollinsDaniel Fox