Spyder Preest was a heavy metal (sometimes classified as hair metal) rock and roll band active from 1977 to 1997. Emerging from the merger of two bands, Spyder Driver and Dark Preest, the group wore melodramatic costumes with an arachnid theme and distinct Catholic design, following the kayfabe that they were priests of a spider-oriented religion singing heavy metal hymns. It broke up after the bassist and drummer converted to Catholicism and joined a Christian rock group, while the lead guitarist and vocalist attempted to incorporate as an actual spider-based religion to achieve tax-exempt status.

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