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What Makes Heavy Metal Sound Devilish?

Season 5 Episode 5 | 12m 20s

Linda Diaz and Joey Hays chat with members of the legendary bands Gwar and Impaler to uncover how metal drew inspiration from horror movies and dark themes to create a theatrically dark vibe. Diaz and Hays also dig into the 1980s Satanic Panic, when media hysteria and conservative backlash made bands like Black Sabbath and Judas Priest the targets of controversy.

Aired: 07/09/24
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