There is something about an unsolved mystery that seems to captivate us all. From the Zodiac Killer to some unfathomable crime in a small community… The details suck us in. But what about music’s unsolved mysteries?
We all know at least one urban legend. But what about musical urban legends? Did Led Zeppelin really do that with a shark? Exactly how passive aggressive is Phil Collins? Get ready to dip your toe into musical urban legends for the 10th episode of the Dark Corner of Radio.
Have you ever sat back and wondered at why we celebrate Christmas the way we do? And just how a lot of the traditions seem to be a little weird? Well, for Christmas, let’s jump in to some of the dark history of the Christmas story. PS…this episode contains some Christmas music…it may not age … Continue reading "E9 – The Dark Corner Of…Christmas?"
There is a very exclusive club among performers…most notably…rock musicians. In total there are 64 people in the club, and yet not one of them applied to be in the club…there were no membership dues paid… And the club really isn’t all that active… Because the only way you can get into the club…is by … Continue reading "E8 – Worst Club Ever!"
In this episode we look at the fallout from Satanic Panic, as well as Diabolus in Musica during the late 80’s and early 90’s. The clips you will hear in this episode come from – Devil Worship – The Rise of Satanism (1989) Judas Priest trial – News Clips And one PSA at the end … Continue reading "E6 – Finale for Diabolus in Musica – The Fallout"
Its the early 80’s, and a new evil rises up out of music. Albums were rumoured to have hidden messages on them…and Satan was trying to build his army of youth… Or something like that… You may need a tinfoil hat for this episode.
Does the devil communicate with people through music? How did this rumour begin…and why? From the satanic panic to back masking, and everything in between, this is the first of a multi-part series on the Devil in Music