Rock 'n' Roll's Top 6 Alter Ego Addicts


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Performers need a muse, and sometimes that muse is one's self. Sort of. Musicians and performers are generally a fearful, milquetoast lot. Most of them aren't worth much attention in the real world. Does anyone care about Brian Hugh Warner? No way. He's just another insecure, Ohio nobody. Marilyn Manson? That's another story. He's a dude full of shock and awe. He's a somebody. He's whoever you want him to be. And so it is with alter egos. In the end, the true test of an artist is whether or not he can come out from behind his alter ego and show his true self. Alas, for too many artists, it's an addiction they can't shake. Here are the Top 6 Alter Ego Addicts. I'll see them at the next Alter Ego Anonymous meeting. — Shawn Amos

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