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Marilyn Manson got an unexpected weekend off after a pair of his shows in Russia were cancelled. 

The rocker said via Twitter that Friday's concert in Moscow, which was part of the Park Live Festival, was axed just as the band was about to go onstage because of a bomb threat. 

And on top of that, protests allegedly forced authorities to deny Manson permission to put on a concert in central Russia on Sunday.  The protesters were supposedly accusing Manson of promoting sadomasochism. 

Despite the recent setbacks, Manson is set to continue his European tour later this summer.  The next leg starts with a show in the Netherlands on August 6th. 

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