Heavy Metal on Trial | 47

History of the 90s

Aug 23 2023 • 31 mins

On this episode of History of the 90s host Kathy Kenzora looks back at an unprecedented legal battle that put heavy metal on trial in the summer of 1990. British heavy metal icons Judas Priest spent three weeks in a Nevada courtroom defending their music after they were accused of experimenting with subliminal messages that caused two young men to form a suicide pack. GUEST INFO: David Van Taylor is an Emmy nominated Showrunner/Director who creates non-fiction television and audio content. His 1992 film about the Judas Priest lawsuit is called Dream Deceivers and is available on Apple TV, Ovid.tv and Amazon (DVD) Show contact info: Twitter: @1990shistory Facebook: @1990shistory Instagram: @that90spodcast Email: 90s@curiouscast.ca Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices