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Through ancient tales of bargains with spirits to Faust and Dorian Gray, the idea of pacts with the devil has struck a chord in folk mythology. Niccolo Paganini was said to have been in league with the devil and had exchanged his soul for his extraordinary skill with the violin. Tommy Johnson, the blues singer was said by his brother LeDell to have sold his soul for the mastery of guitar whilst the better-known and unrelated Robert Johnson reportedly met the Devil at a crossroads at midnight. In exchange for his soul, the devil tuned his guitar and Johnson became the greatest bluesman of his time.
The association of the devil with music has been long established but never more so than with the advent of Rock & Roll also known as “The Devil’s Music”. Of all of the groups who presented themselves as having mythic or occult connections, none…
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