Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Episode 107 - Judas Priest vs the movies
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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.

 

SHOW NOTES:

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/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judas_Priest

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_%22Ripper%22_Owens

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Star_(2001_film)

Dream Deceivers documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGeNjfRWzXI

https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/tv/1992/08/02/dream-deceivers-the-story-behind-the-lawsuit-against-judas-priest/e23d38ba-dd74-4da8-9d4c-ce829488824d/

https://ultimateclassicrock.com/rob-halford-left-judas-priest/

https://www.bostonmagazine.com/arts-entertainment/2008/06/03/bostons-new-lead-singer-some-fat-guy-from-home-depot-really/

https://www.al.com/entertainment/2015/06/boston_singer_tommy_decarlo.html

https://www.wlky.com/article/judas-priest-band-member-says-near-death-experience-at-louder-than-life-reminder-to-get-check-ups/37898934#

Murdock’s favorite Rob Halford walk-out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMVV_HsHcX0