Island then re-released the album on August 12, 1997.
And then to get, your attention in the crowded place I simply walk up and stick my nuts in your face.
The Great Milenko featured more rock influences than previous Insane Clown Posse albums, including an introduction performed by Alice Cooper and guitar tracks performed by Steve Jones (on "Piggie Pie"), and Slash (on "Halls of Illusions").
Stephen Thomas Erlewine of All Music wrote, in his review of The Amazing Jeckel Brothers (1999) that, "The Great Milenko [...] was targeted at white-boy, adolescent metalheads -- really, how could any album that contained guest spots from Alice Cooper, Slash, Steve Jones and Legs Diamond be anything else?
He is the master of the art of using magic without magic. According to the group's mythology, The Great Milenko is a necromancer and illusionist who tries to trick individuals into greed and other such sins.
He is a Necromaster – the craft of using magic through the dead. This spectacle shall be witnessed only by those who are meant to see it. He takes out the worst in an individual and creates powerful illusions in an attempt to cause them to become hedonistic and greedy.