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‘Satanic Panic’ Trends After Travis Scott’s Fatal Concert

Radar Online

Nov. 8 2021, Published 4:19 p.m. ET

As the events that led to Travis Scott‘s fatal Astroworld Festival continue to unfold, “Satanic Panic” has started to trend online.

Satanic Panic is one of the most infamous, prolonged mass media scares in United States history. At its peak in the 1980s and 1990s, it was characterized by horrifying depictions of goth teenagers and the “deviant” music they consumed. Many believed that devil-worshipping and even “satanic ritual abuse” was the backbone of this so-called culture that was out to destroy humanity.

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