Brian and Murdock celebrate their love of cheesy music movies by diving into the true rock n roll story behind the bad performances and big hair of a certain Mark Wahlberg flick.
Songs used in this episode: “The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest” by Bob Dylan; “Victim of Changes” by Judas Priest; “We All Die Young” by Steelheart
The original New York Times article: https://www.nytimes.com/1997/07/27/arts/a-metal-head-becomes-a-metal-god-heavy.html
2022 Tim Owens interview: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/ripper-owens-judas-priest-1382747/
The John Stockwell Entertainment Weekly piece: https://ew.com/article/2001/10/05/rock-stars-writer-went-heavy-metal-school/
Dream Deceivers documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGeNjfRWzXI
Murdock’s favorite Rob Halford walk-out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMVV_HsHcX0