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Satanic Panic is Back! A Texas Pastor is Concerned About Ghost Coming to Town

November 19, 2018

If you thought Satanic Panic went out of style in the '80s, you were wrong.  It's back, thanks to the popularity of the Swedish metal band Ghost. They're playing the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center in Midland, Texas today, and some people in the community aren't happy about it. A pastor named Larry Long expressed his concerns on a local radio show the other day.

He said, quote, "I'm not in favor of outlawing the band per se but for Heaven's sakes, they need better sense than this. And I think the community should be alarmed about it. This is not healthy for our community."

A group of locals even held a prayer meeting outside the venue, claiming that the band would bring certain "spiritual influences" to the area. I'm assuming not the GOOD kind, either.