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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In the scene where Eddie is doing his laundry and watching a news report, there is a 5 second shot of the TV screen he is looking at. If you look carefully at the left hand side of the screen you can see a reflection of the film crew. See more
[Roger has been electrocuted
[looks up at Leslie
I think he's dead.
Actually, I am dying.
A brief clip with Ozzy Osbourne as Rev. Aaron Gilstrom appears after the end credits. See more
Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Halloween
Trick Or Treat
Composed and Performed by Fastway
Written by Fast Eddie Clarke
(as Eddie Clarke) and Will Reid Dick
Courtesy of CBS Records
Published by De Laurentiis Music (ASCAP) See more