Former Shotgun Messiah Singer Tim Skold Memorabilia Being Auctioned Online

Former Shotgun Messiah Singer Tim Skold Memorabilia Being Auctioned Online

February 15, 2011

Former Shotgun Messiah Singer Tim Skold Memorabilia Being Auctioned OnlineThree separate auctions involving items worn and played by former Shotgun Messiah and Marilyn Manson member Tim Skold are being sold at

The first auction is for a custom outfit worn by Tim Skold while touring with Marilyn Manson. It includes a Pistol brand shirt (medium) that was custom made for Tim, a red Ba-tsu tie from Japan, Pistol brand shorts/skirt combination (waist size 34) and suspenders.

Also available is a red custom Firebird VII guitar with serial #024860548 and a black Firebird V guitar with serial #00013444. All items come with a Skold signed certificate of authenticity.

More information on these auctions can be found at

Tim Skold’s involvement with Marilyn Manson began as producer for the single “Tainted Love” which is featured in the 2001 teen comedy/parody movie, Not Another Teen Movie, as well as the soundtrack. Manson and Skold went on to score the movie Resident Evil, released in 2002. Several tracks are featured on the Resident Evil Movie Soundtrack. Skold officially joined Marilyn Manson in 2002 after the departure of bassist Twiggy Ramirez. At this time, not only was Tim the bassist for the band, but he was also producing, editing, doing artwork, electronics, drum programming and beats, also playing guitar, keyboards, accordion and synthesizer bass for the Marilyn Manson 2003 release, The Golden Age of Grotesque.

He is described by Manson as, “the power that attitude brings to an album”. On the band’s 2004 release, Lest We Forget: The Best Of, Skold produced, played lead guitar, and sang backup vocals on the cover version of “Personal Jesus”, which was also released as a single. Coinciding with the release of The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3D in October 2006, Manson and Skold contributed a cover of “This Is Halloween” to The Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack, with Skold taking care of the music while Manson provided the vocals. This time also saw the start of work on Marilyn Manson’s sixth studio album entitled Eat Me, Drink Me. The album was released worldwide on June 5, 2007.

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