Marilyn Manson to Play a Death Metal Viking Singer on "American Gods" Season 3

September 17, 2019

Marilyn Manson has been receiving a lot of screen time as of late. He had a brief run as Ron Tully in the final season of Sons Of Anarchy, then he starred as Thomas Dunley in the television series Salem. More recently he had a supporting role in The New Pope and is currently in production for an unknown role in a television adaptation of The Stand by Stephen King.

But now the shock rocker is confirmed to have landed a role on the third season of the Starz television series American Gods. Manson's character is "the blood-thirsty Johan Wengren, lead singer of the Viking death metal band Blood Death ." According to a report by Deadline, Johan and his band are a source of power for Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) in his war against the new gods.