“And though my soul was deleted, I couldn’t see it, I had my mind full of demons trying to break free. They planted seeds and they hatched, sparkin’ the flame, inside my brain like a match such a dirty game.”

- 2Pac, ‘Shed So Many Tears’

“I think music comes through dimensions, it`s arrogant to think you can create music on your own, there`s a co-creation going on. I don`t know with whom, but there is this well that we all tap into”. On other occasions she has described the songs themselves as spiritual entities. “I feel like it’s really kind of nice they come and use my body to say what they want to say. It’s an energy force that comes and visits me.”(Axcess; Volume 2, Issue 2; p. 49)

- Tori Amos

“I sold my soul to the devil and the price was cheap, and yo it’s cold on this level ’cause it’s twice as deep, but you don’t hear me… ignorance is bliss…”

- DMX, “Let Me Fly”

“I sold my soul to the devil, I’ll never get it back.”

- Eminem, ‘Say Goodbye Hollywood’

“Music is a spiritual thing of its own. You can hypnotize people with music, and when you get them at their weakest point you can preach into their subconscious whatever you want to say.”

- Jimi Hendrix, ‘LIFE’ Magazine October 1969

“I know what they don’t want to tell you, just hope you’re heaven-sent and you’re hell-proof.”

- Lil Wayne, ‘Drop the World’

“Angel from below, change my dreams… I want for glory’s hour, for wealth’s esteem… I wish to sell my soul, to be reborn… I wish for Earthly riches, don’t want no crown of thorns… I was born a fool, don’t want to stay that way… Devil take my soul, with diamonds you repay… I don’t care for heaven, so don’t you look for me to cry… And I will burn in hell, from the day I die…”

- Metallica, ‘The Prince’ (of darkness)

“I don’t know if I’m a medium for some outside source. Whatever it is, frankly, I hope it’s not what I think… Satan.”

- Ozzy Osbourne, Hit Parader, Feb. 1975

“I’ve now been sued by about 25 people who claim their kids committed suicide from listening to my music.”

- Ozzy Osbourne (Source -interview, Ozzy Meets Marilyn Manson, 1997)

“I made a pact with the devil that says I’ll let you take me.”

- Royce Da 5’9″, ‘Fastlane’

“At two o’clock in the morning, everything’s really quiet and you meditate and you got the candles, you got the incense and you’ve been chanting, and all of a sudden you hear this voice: Write this down. It is just an inner voice, and you trust it. That voice will never take you to the desert.”

- Carlos Santana, Rolling Stone from March 16, 2000

“I’m the devil’s advocate. We have our own worshippers who are called ‘groupies.’ Girls will give their bodies to musicians as you would give a sacrifice to a god.”

- Frank Zappa, from the book, ‘What About Christian Rock’, by Peters Brothers, p. 17

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