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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Marc Price starred as geeky Erwin 'Skippy' Handleman on the popular 80's comedy sitcom Family Ties. See more
When an LP is played the grooves in the vinyl rotate in a clockwise direction which causes the stylus to travel from the outer edge of the record to the center. In the scene where Eddie is recording Sammi's album to cassette tape (at high speed) the record is rotating anti-clockwise...yet the needle is still travelling towards the center. If the record was turning anti-clockwise the needle would not do this...it would simply move in the opposite direction and fall off the outer edge. See more
[in a controlled, yet menacing voice
Hi Eddie. We spent the entire morning on janitorial detail. You'd be amazed at what people stick under their desks.
A brief clip with Ozzy Osbourne as Rev. Aaron Gilstrom appears after the end credits. See more
Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking
Performed by Diana Blair
Courtesy of Helion Records
Composed by Diana Blair and Pat Anthony
Produced by Greg Knowles
Published by I'm The Girl Music (ASCAP) See more