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Tag Archives: West Memphis Three

Con man sentenced for fake West Memphis Three album, concert

Posted by on July 28, 2014

In 2011, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley, otherwise known as the West Memphis Three, were freed from prison after serving 18 years. The subject of several documentaries about their plight, the three had been imprisoned after three boys were killed in 1994 in West Memphis, TN. It was argued that they were imprisoned because […]

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Trailer for West Memphis Three film ‘Devil’s Knot’ is released

Posted by on March 10, 2014

20 years ago, three teenagers were tried and convicted of the death of three boys in West Memphis. A trilogy of HBO documentaries were released about the murders, trial, and defense of the case, with the first, Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills, the best-known. With (spoiler alert) the three being released from […]

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Highlights From The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Award Show

Posted by on April 12, 2012

Another Revolver Golden Gods Award Show has come and gone. The night brought us a fair amount of awesome, weird, and “wtf?!” moments that may have us scratching our heads for a while now. We previously went over the winners of each award. But we wanted to take a moment to relive some of the […]

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Johnny Depp Also Making A West Memphis Three Movie?

Posted by on February 10, 2012

As we’ve said before, it comes as no surprise to us that Hollywood would be clamoring for the West Memphis Three following their release from prison after serving 18 years. There are already plans to make a film based the 2003 book Devil’s Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three starring Reese Witherspoon and […]

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Reese Witherspoon Reportedly Starring In West Memphis Three Bio Film

Posted by on December 16, 2011

It shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that a movie about the West Memphis Three would eventually be made, especially following their release from prison after 18 years. And now, according to Deadline, Reese Witherspoon will be starring in Atom Egoyan’s Devil’s Knot, based on the 2003 book Devil’s Knot: The True Story […]

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One Of The West Memphis Three To Appear In ‘The Hobbit’?

Posted by on October 14, 2011

After serving 18 years in prison for a murder they pleaded not guilty to, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley (known as the West Memphis Three) were freed this past Summer. It’s been a long uphill battle for the three and their supporters. And while it’ll take some time for them to adjust back […]

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Bring The West Memphis Three To The Big Four

Posted by on August 29, 2011

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. If your favorite band in the world is Metallica, but you haven’t gotten a chance to take in a show in the last 18 years or so, wouldn’t you want the first show you’ve gone to since to be Metallica? […]

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West Memphis Free! Echols, Misskeley Jr., Baldwin Sprung From Prison

Posted by on August 19, 2011

Last night, rumors started to spread that two of the “West Memphis Three” were going to be released from prison. However, today it was confirmed that all three have been released after being held 18 years following their conviction of the murder of three boys in Arkansas. According to NPR,  Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and […]

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Two Of The West Memphis Three To Be Freed?

Posted by on August 18, 2011

The West Memphis Three has been a cause celebre for metal fans and celebrities alike since 1993, when Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin were found guilty of the deaths of three Boy Scouts in Arkansas. Now it appears that two of the three will be released from an Arkansas prison tomorrow. According […]

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