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Daisy Berkowitz, founding member of Marilyn Manson has died aged 49

Daisy Berkowitz, the founding guitarist with Marilyn Manson’s band has died, aged 49.

Berkowitz, whose real name was Scott Putesky, passed away following a four-year battle with colon cancer.

News of his death was announced by friends and collaborators Jack Off Jill on Facebook. “Scott Putesky and I made great music together,” Manson wrote on Instagram. “We had our differences over the years, but I will always remember the good times more.

“Everyone should listen to ‘Man That You Fear’ in his honour. That was our favourite,” he added.