The film “Dream Deceivers” is not new.
The documentary was first released in 1992 and chronicled that bogus trial where Judas Priest’s members were accused of inserting subliminal messages into their music.
Up until last week, the film was unavailable to own on DVD or as a digital download.
The film was finally just released in both formats on August 5.
I remember when all that went down. I was 9, but I can recall seeing the coverage on MTV. Some 19-year-old Priest fan blasted himself with a shotgun as a friend watched.
The kid lived, and later, claimed that subliminal messages in Judas Priest’s music drove him to attempt suicide. The kid’s family then sued Rob Halford and the rest of the British metal legends.
Seems the film’s widespread release was held up because the filmmakers had to get clearances to use Priest’s music.
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