Famous as a founding member of
He released Grist-O-Line and Big Black Bus, his first two albums with
He created his stage identity by combining the name of a female surfer character in a late 1950s novel with the name of real-life murderer
Born Bradley Mark Stewart in Hollywood, Florida, he was raised in the Roman Catholic faith by a policeman father and a teacher mother.
Fifteen years prior to his death of a heroin overdose, Gidget Gein was fired from Marilyn Manson's band because of his drug problems and was replaced by bassist Twiggy Ramirez.