B A D M A D & S A D . . .
The music of Michael Jackson has inspired many things : suicide, kareokee and dancing like a sparrow on hot coals, but I think its the first time it has ever inspired murder!
Yep, this week news reached me that his classic Thriller led to two men going berserk and murdering three woman in a cold blooded frenzy. ( Man, if this was inspired by one of Jacksons greatest works, Lord knows what would of happened if theyd heard Man In The Mirror.)
Apparently, according to Judge Dennis : " Their bond grew stronger as their victims multiplied. Theirs was a unique and wicked bond ". ( A bit like George Michael and Andrew Ridgely). He also added : "By listening to Thriller, they seemed to become more and more motivated as they drove around singing along to the music."
However, this is not the first time the power of music has sent Psychos on a trail of murder. Chales Manson went berserk in the late 1960s, due to the Beatles track Helter Skelter. And of course there was the infamous case of the two American teenagers who shot themselves after listening to a Judas Priest record in 1989. Apparently they thought theyd heard a satanic message telling them to: Leave, and dont forget about the belief in your soul.
However, what Judas Priest were actually murmuring was : Steve, dont forget about the Beef Casserole. If only those two freaks had had better hearing theyd still be alive today!