Satanic Panic! Five Musical Artists Accused of Loving The Devil
Remember the good ol’ Satanic Panic of the 80s? It was an exciting time when children everywhere were constantly on the brink of performing ritual abuse as instructed by devil-worshipping cult leaders. Or at least that’s what the media — from daytime television to afternoon talk shows and late-night specials — would’ve had you believe.
These days, Middle America has moved on to a sort of Homosexual Panic, where gay culture and media is perceived to be like an exploding fountain pen that will irreversibly stain anything it touches.
In honor of our long-lost national paranoia concerning The Devil, here are some of Crossfade’s favorite accusations of Satanism.