TRICK OF TREAT is a fairly clever sendup of both heavy-metal music and the paranoid parental-action groups that want it banned. The first directorial effort by actor Charles Martin Smith (AMERICAN GRAFFITI; NEVER CRY WOLF; STARMAN), the film stars Marc Price (Skippy of TV's "Family Ties")
as Eddie, an alienated, nerdy high-schooler whose only refuge is head-banging. When his idol, heavy-metal rocker Sammi Curr (Tony Fields), is killed in a hotel fire, Eddie becomes despondent. He visits his DJ friend Nuke (Gene Simmons of the group KISS), who gives the nerd the last, unreleased
recording by Sammi, and when Eddie plays it backwards he discovers those evil satanic me...