The Grateful Dead are a band whose influence transcends their brand of epic adventurous music and army of loyal fans known as Deadheads. The California band's imprint in music belies their laid-back '60s hippie image.
A few nights later, I met them in the dark cold woods behind the empty lot that had been Mark Twain Elementary where one of the two lead zombies is held at gunpoint while relieving himself. There was a slight delay since the prosthetic that is to break off during the scene wasn't delivered yet.
With Garcia as a reluctant leader of the hippie movement, the largest countercultural movement in American history, the Grateful Dead quickly evolved from a rock and roll band into a new religious movement.