Posts tagged "shirley manson"

All Hail The Alt-Rock Queen: Garbage Singer Shirley Manson Is Still A Girl-Power Goddess

For those of you who celebrated Record Store Day last month, I hope you picked up a copy of Garbage’s limited-edition 10-inch green vinyl, which featured the anti-mean girls anthem “Girls Talk.” Inspiration for the song first came in 2007 when the band was putting together their greatest hits collection, Absolute Garbage, but didn’t fully…

By: Leslie Simon / May 5, 2014

Shirley Manson Is Sick Of “Over-Sexualized Imagery,” Ready For More “Female Provocateurs”

"I feel like there has been such a dearth of female provocateurs over the last decade. It’s been wonderful to watch women dominate the pop charts — to truly dominate — but unfortunately we’ve had to pay a price for that kind of success, which is that the less malleable female musician has really bee…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 4, 2014

Shirley Manson Halts Concert, Kicks Dude Out For Hitting A Woman During Show

Friday night, while playing a show in New Jersey, Shirley Manson stopped her band  midway through a song when she saw a man in the audience hit a woman. A fan's YouTube video shows Manson singing "Stupid Girl" and then suddenly starts waving at her band to stop. She yells at some guy in the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 30, 2012