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03/12/1986 Judas Priest are sued by two families

The band was involved in a civil action that alleged they were responsible for the self-inflicted gunshot wounds of 20-year-old James Vance and 18-year-old Raymond Belknap in Sparks, Nevada, USA. Part of a song those youngsters were listening was marked by their parents as a subliminal message for committing a suicide. The lawsuit unsuccessful.


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