Hard rock idol Sammi Curr burns to death in a hotel fire. His biggest fan, Lakeridge High School student and resident metal head Eddie Weinbauer is devastated by the news and turns to local radio DJ "Nuke" for emotional support. After a heated discussion about the deceased rock star, Nuke presents Eddie with a rare demo record, the last ever recorded by Sammi and the only copy in existence. Overwhelmed by Nuke's generosity, Eddie accepts the gift without hesitation, unaware of it's dark role in things to come. After constant humiliation and a near drowning at the hands of school bully Tim Hainy and his sports jock friends, Eddie becomes enraged and vows revenge on all those who have wronged him, much to the dismay of love interest, Leslie and best friend, Roger. Alone in his room with feelings of rage and retribution racing through his mind, Eddie places the new record onto his stereo and is shocked to discover that he can communicate with the deceased rock star when it is rotated ... Written by
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Did You Know?
Marc Price starred as geeky Erwin 'Skippy' Handleman on the popular 80's comedy sitcom Family Ties. See more
A red boom mic is clearly visible during the scene when Eddie's mom is going out the door to a Halloween party with Stan. See more
[Sammi has just pulled Ms. Cavell through the TV, and turns toward Roger
I am a big fan of yours. I have all your albums.
Shut up! Play my tape for me tonight or die!
A brief clip with Ozzy Osbourne as Rev. Aaron Gilstrom appears after the end credits. See more
Referenced in Jamie Hit Single
Tear Down The Walls
Written by Fast Eddie Clarke
and W. R. Dick
Performed by Fastway See more