Panic! At the Disco’s “LA Devotee” Clearly Celebrates Hollywood’s Satanic System


The video for LA Devotee is about a young boy being tortured and brainwashed by the band’s lead singer while all kinds of satanic symbols float around. In short: It sums up everything Hollywood is about. 

When the top comments of a YouTube video say …

I honestly expected LA Devote to have a bright sunny video not a satanic one

It’s getting harder and harder to convince my parents that the music I listen to is not satanic

… you know that things are getting blatant. While the song “LA Devotee” is your typical uptempo-radio-friendly tune with a catchy chorus, the video is a dark, troubling experience. Indeed, the lead singer Brendon Urie is seen taking pleasure in torturing a child in an all-out, satanic brainwashing session. Preying on children, taking pleasure in making them suffer, brainwashing them, black magick rituals: All of the occult elite’s favorite things are crammed in this short music video.

The word “devotee” means “a strong believer in a particular religion or god”Panic! at the Disco‘s video clearly exposes the true religion of Hollywood … and they appear happy to be part of it.

Let’s look at the video.

Preying on Children

The video begins with a young girl realizing that she is being followed. She is then kidnapped by someone dressed in red.

Preying on children: The occult elite's favorite sport.
Preying on children: The occult elite’s favorite sport.
As the camera pans out, we see a crop circle shaped in something resembling an alchemical symbol. The exclamation point is taken from the band's name, indicating that their the one's behind this.
As the camera pans out, we see a crop circle shaped in something resembling an alchemical symbol. The exclamation point is taken from the band’s name, indicating that they’re the ones behind this.

We then see a young boy being strapped to a chair inside a dark, creepy room.

Yes, it is Noah Schnapp, the boy that gets kidnapped in Stranger Things.
Yes, it is Noah Schnapp, the boy that gets kidnapped in Stranger Things.

Using Will from Stranger Things is a rather appropriate choice. As I’ve stated in my article The Hidden Symbolism of “Stranger Things“, the series reveals some sinister aspects of the MKULTRA system. Will, played by Noah Schnapp, gets kidnapped by the Demogorgon, a monster that represents the Satanic, monstrous side of the occult elite.

In LA Devotee, Schnapp is kidnapped again (poor kid) and forced to watch Brendon Urie sing. Although that is already a cruel form of torture, things get worse. Indeed, the song is part of a wider process of trauma-based mind control. As stated in my article Origins and Techniques of Monarch Mind Control, mind control is an unholy mix of abuse, torture and satanic rituals in order to cause trauma. The boy in the video is subjected to all of this.

A video camera recording the boy reflects how elite circles get off watching this kind of sickening snuff.
A video camera records the boy being tortured. This reflects how elite circles enjoy watching this kind of sickening snuff.
This creepy man wearing a creepy mask with creepy Baphomet-style horns does creepy things to the kid.
This creepy figure conducts dark rituals wearing a mask with Baphomet-style horns.

When the song starts, the kid begins singing in an automatic matter – as if he was programmed to sing on cue.

The kid programmed to sing the song: An apt way of representing youth being brainwashed by mass media.
The kid programmed to sing: An apt way of representing youth being brainwashed by mass media.

Brendon is projected on a screen in front of the kid as he sings with a demented look on his face. He truly appears to be enjoying torturing the boy. An image flashed for a split second explains what motivates him in doing this.

For split second, a symbol resembling the sigil of the Church of Satan, is flashed on Brandon's face.
For split second, a symbol resembling the sigil of the Church of Satan is flashed on Brendon’s face.
The symbol features a Baphomet head with an inverted pentagram (symbol of Black magick) on its forehead inside another inverted pentagram.
The symbol features Baphomet’s head inside an inverted pentagram (symbol of Black magick) with another inverted pentagram on its forehead.

Brendon Urie apparently enjoys being the devil. The video The Emperor’s New Clothes is basically about him slowly turning into the devil.

Brandon in the video The Emperor's New Clothes.
Brendon in the video The Emperor’s New Clothes.

While this disturbing stuff is happening, the lyrics explain that what we are witnessing is the true religion of LA, the home of the entertainment business.

The black magic of Mulholland Drive
Swimming pools under desert skies
Drinking white wine in the blushing light
Just another LA Devotee
Sunsets on the evil eye
Invisible to the Hollywood shrine
Always on the hunt for a little more time
Just another LA Devotee

The first line of the chorus directly mentions the “black magic” of Mulholland Drive, the iconic street that crosses through Hollywood. David Lynch’s enigmatic movie Mulholland Dr. cryptically refers to the dark side of Hollywood as well. The line “sunsets on the evil eye” is another direct reference to the occult elite ruling Hollywood (which is also crossed by Sunset Blvd). Altogether the lyrics imply that those who take part in Hollywood’s industry are part of a sick cult … they’re LA Devotees.

The boy is then given something to drink.

The girls that got kidnapped at the beginning offers the boy something to drink. MK slaves are often used in the programming of other slaves.
The girl that got kidnapped at the beginning of the video reappears and offers the boy something to drink. MK slaves are often used in the programming of other slaves.

The drink given to the boy most likely represents psychedelic drugs which are used in actual MK programming to facilitate trauma. Ccreepy images flash on screen, the kind that would be used to traumatize drugged slaves.

A big goat head.
A big goat head is quickly flashed on screen. More satanic stuff.
The hell is this? One thing is for sure, satanic rituals male good use of animal masks.
Animal masks are used in satanic rituals and in MK programming.
This image flashes so quickly it is barely discernable. This "semi-subliminal" is used to implant an unsettling feeling in the viewer.
This image flashes so quickly it is barely discernible. These semi-subliminal images cause an unsettling feeling in the viewers.
Blood dropped on a skull: A symbolic way of representing the elite's love for blood sacrifices.
Blood dripping over a skull: A symbolic way of representing the elite’s love for blood sacrifices.

The boy’s trauma is then taken a step further.

A bunch of witches attach wires to the boy's head.
A bunch of “witches” attach wires to the boy’s head.
As the song gets more intense, the boy is seen being violently electroshocked.
As the song gets more intense, the boy is seen being electroshocked. Who wants to see a kid suffering in music video?

Electroshock torture is a well-known technique used in MK Ultra to cause trauma and dissociation. Combined with the drugs, the rituals and the brainwashing, the video leaves no doubts as to what it is referring to.

After convulsing violently for long seconds, the boy is knocked out of consciousness. This apparently makes Brendon very happy.

Seeing the unconscious boy, Brandon smiles sadistically, as if saying "I'm about to have fun".
Brendon smiles sadistically as if saying “I’m about to have some fun”.
The last image of the video shows Brandon walking towards the boy in a menacing matter.
The last image of the video shows Brendon walking towards the boy in a menacing matter.

What exactly are you going to do, Brendon? Beat the kid up? Rape him? What the heck? Yes, this video seriously ends with the lead singer about to abuse a helpless kid that was just tortured. There is no going around it, there is no “second meaning” or “deeper meaning”. It is just unapologetically evil.

In Conclusion

Panic! At the Disco is not an obscure, hardcore niche group. It is a mainstream band, winning all kinds of awards, and making poppy, radio-friendly music that is mostly aimed at young people. LA Devotee depicts the lead singer masterminding an operation where a boy is kidnapped, strapped to a chair, drugged, brainwashed, subjected to occult rituals, and electroshocked. And at the end of the video, his ordeal is not even over. Brendon is just getting started (seriously, is he going to rape him? What the heck?).

The video for LA Devotee depicts Brendon as a mind-control handler and celebrates how the occult elite partakes in this horror in total impunity. On a wider scale, the video represents how, through mass media, the youth of the entire world is brainwashed into believing that all of this great and cool, which leads them to worship their favorite stars. The ultimate goal: To create just another LA Devotee.




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224 Comments on "Panic! At the Disco’s “LA Devotee” Clearly Celebrates Hollywood’s Satanic System"

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I’d like to leave this planet, please.

I had that thought once. I thought if death is sweet then how can I fear prison? Thus the greatest journey ever taken was embarked upon. The journey to find out just who really is behind the smoke screen. And when I find them I’m gonna kill them.

Are you ready to face death? What if you get trapped in another prison? For all eternity?
your assuming you will have any sort of power in the next life to do what you want.
Your enemy satan is here now, in this life.
you need a Savior that has already overcome death and Satan.
This is the Lord Jesus Christ.

I don’t even know if God exist anymore. All this s**t happening in this world makes you wonder if there is a higher figure out there who watches us, or just evil and powerful people who prey on the weak. I wish I wasn’t born here. I really can’t take it anymore. I mean, how can someone watch this and think it’s normal or original or something…

God do exist. He does not allow this all happen but He gave us (human)freedom to choose. If a person chooses to belong to this Satanic world it his or her decision but God gives us always that guilt and final chance when we die. He loves us all. and also it is in the Bible that this world is belong to the prince of darkness but God gives us that graces and protections and guiding us always via His guardian angels who keeps us being guided. Just pray and believes in Him!

I see how you feel Alexandra, too much evil and wickedness to even comprehend but we’re not alone, there is a God, the Almighty the one that has created all the beautiful things on this planet. Even though he has allowed satan to have a hold of this world for a while, he won’t let him do it forever though. God will soon get rid of satan and his wicked helpers (demons).

Oh, so God DID allow Satan to have a hold of this world? Then if he DID as you wrote, then he also allowed all this to happen.

easy to say that when you don’t do your research and search the scriptures. remember the bible encompasses the beginning to the end of time on this earth. all things happen for a reason and the sovereign power of God. I once thought the same as you until He lead to me simply pick up the book and READ.

If the bible encompases the beginning to the end, that implies everything inbetween. so whatever is going to happen IS going to happen because its already writte out for us to enact. that means no free will. every choice you make or dont make was already predetermined. so the reality of god, the devil and the bible. is that were living out a story already written and already written with an and. nothing we do means anything becaus we can only do what we were written do do. and if we dont, thats what was written.

Because He also gave us Free Will!

Existence is strange, Alexandra. It wasn’t until after I became highly educated and spent a great deal of time with astrophysicists that I felt a rush of belief in Jesus, God again after a spiritual drought.

Our existence is in layers of time and space and evil is constantly trying to outrun all the snares that will capture it in God’s creation. But when we return to Jesus, it will all be revealed. The important thing to remember is that knowledge, human attained knowledge, is laughably humble in the grand scheme of things — trinkets of existence — it’s a good thing but just not that important and some knowledge is not worth the cost. Morality and wisdom is better. We die, anyway. We need to just be kind and wait it out. Try to live as we know we should.

It’s OK to question if God exists. For me, I do look at all the s**t happening and I’m reassured that God does exist and will set things right. Probably sooner than later.

God does exist Alexandra and remember that He gave us free will to do good or evil. This free will includes that likes of you and I trying to make a positive impact on people and their lives and to help them overcome doubts and challenges they may have. Evil will never outdo the good in the end. You’ve got to hold onto your faith and keep praying for change. A lot of bad things happen but they will pass. Hold onto God. If you ever want to chat or your’e feeling doubtful, contact me.

you’ve got to believe in a higher power since all these websites ie vigilantcitizen allude ot the emergence of Satanism and the now. these things are mentioned in the BIBLE! these signs are right before your eyes and you still don’t believe? if not, then all this is for naught.

If its in the Bible then its meant to happen

Nope, the other side if where true life is. This is merely an experimental school.
Panic is great btw. Brandon is a fun guy. It is just a video.

Agreed, too much trash prancing around doing whatever the hell they want while the world keeps telling them that they are limitless.


Just shocking. What kind of crap is this putting in the minds of people? Everything seems to pass these days, as long as it is labelled “art”, even the portrayal of abuse of young children. This is next level sickness, not even subtle in the slightest. I am more than shocked, so the above comment sums up my reaction as well!


“Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.” Ephesians 4:29

The existence of a music video like this is clear proof of complete societal breakdown… along with all the other stuff going on, of course: The fact nobody even notices or cares how wrong things are in general, thinking it’s ‘conspiracy theory’ to talk about a concept like the Illuminati when you see something like this, the encouraging – not just tolerance – of sexual deviations like the transgender agenda, the false flag attacks everywhere, celebrities and people openly walking around with satanic and/or plain evil symbols/themes on their clothing and people thinking it’s ‘cool’ or ‘edgy’ rather than getting offended, the subliminal messaging that people likewise just ignore.

Complete collapse can’t be far away. 2017 and beyond should prove interesting.

Happy new year?