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Mexican Metal Festival Cancelled Due To Safety Concerns

9th March 2014

A Mexican music festival set to feature Kiss, Twisted Sister and Guns 'n Roses has been cancelled over safety concerns.The Hell and Heaven Metal Fest was due to take place at a fairground in Texcoco,...

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Twisted Sister Force Minnesota Food Truck To Change Name

16th July 2013

A pair of food truck vendors in Minnesota have been forced to change their company name after Twisted Sister guitarist J.J. French threatened to take legal action against them for trademark infringement.Wesley Kaake and Cody...

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Rockers Pay Tribute To Clive Burr

14th March 2013

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian and Machine Head's Dave Mcclain are among the stars who have paid tribute to Clive Burr following his death on Tuesday (12Mar13).Iron Maiden's former drummer passed...

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Dee Snider Is Roasted By Rocker Pals For Charity

29th January 2013

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider was roasted by rockers Gene Simmons and Alice Cooper in the name of charity on Thursday night (24Jan13).The star helped raise money for MusiCares by serving as the butt of...

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Twisted Sister Headlining Sandy Relief Concert

29th November 2012

Rock band Twisted Sister are heading home to Long Island, New York to headline a benefit concert next month (Dec12) to raise funds for the victims of superstorm Sandy.The I Wanna Rock hitmakers will perform...

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Dee Snider Denounces Paul Ryan Over 'We're Not Gonna Take It'

23rd August 2012

Dee Snider has denounced the use of his song We're Not Gonna Take It,/i> by republican Paul Ryan at the Politian's rally in Pennsylvania yesterday, reports Rolling Stone. Snider announced his reluctance, as he does...

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Dee Snider Slams Paul Ryan For Using Twisted Sister Hit

23rd August 2012

Republican Paul Ryan isn't making himself many friends in the music world right now. Hot on the heels of upsetting Tom Morello of Rage Against the MAChine, he's managed to get under the skin of...

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Tributes Continue To Pour In For Deep Purple's Jon Lord

17th July 2012

Ewan McGregor, Slash and Stereophonics have paid tribute to late Deep Purple musician Jon Lord. The keyboard player and founder of the heavy metal outfit passed away in London aged 71 yesterday (16.07.12), and a...

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Movie Reviews Rock Of Ages

15th June 2012

Over rock and roll's "ages" since the 1950s -- and especially since the 1980s -- pop music lovers have split into separate in-groups, each one becoming a veritable religion unto itself, each one scorning the...

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Snider Blasts Axl Over Hall Of Fame Snub

12th April 2012

Twisted Sister star Dee Snider has slammed Axl Rose for snubbing his Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction, insisting the GUNS N' ROSES frontman is "screwed up".Rose has written to officials at the Hall...

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Drummer Teeter Dies

11th April 2012

Former The Dictators and Twisted Sister star Richard Teeter has died at the age of 61.News of the drummer's death was confirmed in posts on both bands' websites, but no other information was available as...

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Snider Raises $325,000 For Women's Health

3rd April 2012

Twisted Sister star Dee Snider has raised $325,000 (£203,000) in support of women's reproductive health charities following his eviction from U.S. reality series Celebrity Apprentice on Sunday (01Apr12).The frontman signed up as a contestant on...

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Twisted Sister Star To Release Broadway Album

13th March 2012

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider is set to release an album of Broadway hits featuring duets with Cyndi Lauper, Bebe Neuwirth and Clay Aiken.Dee Does Broadway will hit the market on 8 May (12) to...

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Clay Aiken's Apprentice Shot Hints At Plastic Surgery?

5th January 2012

Clay Aiken, the musician who finished runner-up on the second series of American Idol, is among the contestants on this year's Celebrity Apprentice. The cast for season twelve was announced on Wednesday (January 4, 2012),...

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Clay Aiken To Battle Dee Snider On Celebrity Apprentice

5th January 2012

The cast for season twelve of the Celebrity Apprentice was officially announced on Wednesday (January 4, 2012), with former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken amongst the usual mix of musicians, reality show stars, actors and...

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Snider Becomes Pilate In New Promo

12th October 2011

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has transformed into Biblical figure Pontius Pilate for a controversial new promo.The veteran rocker teamed up with U.S. band Motionless in White to shoot a video for their upcoming track,...

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Bowling For Soup Frightened By Heavy Metal

14th June 2011

Bowling for Soup frontman Jaret Reddick was frightened by how many heavy metal were on the bill at Download festival.The '1985' pop punk group's frontman realised as he watched metal group Twisted Sister from the...

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Linkin Park Close Download 2011

13th June 2011

Linkin Park closed the UK's Download rock festival last night (12.06.11).The 'Crawling' rockers ended the three day event which also saw performances from metal heavyweights including Rob Zombie, System of a Down, Alice Cooper, The...

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Snider Thanks Authorities After Brother-in-law Court Case

24th May 2011

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has released an emotional family statement thanking authorities for their help following the conclusion of the trial of a man accused of murdering the rocker's brother-in-law.Vincent Gargiulo, the brother of...

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French Designs Guitars For Eye Disease Victims

8th April 2011

Twisted Sister rocker Jay Jay French has created a unique range of guitars and amplifiers in aid of victims of a rare eye disease.French was moved to help out after his daughter Samantha developed uveitis...

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Twisted Sister Star Backs Fallen Police Charity

5th April 2011

Twisted Sister star A.J. Pero has signed on as the U.S. national spokesman for an organisation set up to provide support and funds for the families of slain police officers.The drummer will be the face...

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Snider Accepts Rock Of Ages Ambassador Role

5th April 2011

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has been named the worldwide ambassador of the Rock Of Ages stageshow.Snider was presented with a certificate marking his new role in Times Square, New York on Friday (01Apr11). Twisted...

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Russell Brand For Rock Musical

21st January 2011

Russell Brand is set to star in 'Rock of Ages'.The British comedian is in talks to appear in the film, which will be adapted from the '80s hair rock-fuelled musical, to take on the role...

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Snider, The Roots & Levine Team Up For Surprise Tv Performance

13th December 2010

TWISTED SISTER frontman DEE SNIDER surprised U.S. TV audiences on Friday night (10Dec10) when he took the stage for a festive-themed jamming session with MAROON 5 rocker ADAM LEVINE and THE ROOTS.The heavy metal star...

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Tom Cruise Set For Rock Of Ages?

28th October 2010

Tom Cruise is being lined up for a part in 'Rock of Ages'.The Hollywood superstar has been offered a supporting role in the movie version of the hit Broadway musical, although he is yet to...

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The Things They Say 18492

20th October 2010

"It's the biggest party on Broadway. Sometimes people take advantage of the access to alcohol and so we have a bouncer or two to make sure the people aren't too disruptive and ask them to...

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Fascinating Fact 10071

3rd October 2010

Producers of hit Broadway show ROCK OF AGES have confirmed TWISTED SISTER frontman DEE SNIDER will be joining the musical later this month (Oct10). The rocker, who hinted at his appearance in the stage show...

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Snider Heading To Broadway

29th September 2010

TWISTED SISTER frontman DEE SNIDER has sparked rumours he's heading to Broadway to join the cast of hit musical ROCK OF AGES after attending rehearsals for a "top secret" project.The rocker took to his Twitter.com...

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Dee Snider To Have Town Named After Him

20th August 2010

DEE SNIDER, the legendary former frontman of TWISTED SISTER is to have a small town in Ohio named after him. Albeit for one day only, the town of Cridersville will become Sniderville on the August...

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U.s. Town Renames Itself In Honour Of Snider

13th August 2010

A town in Ohio is changing its name for a day in honour of TWISTED SISTER frontman DEE SNIDER.Cridersville in Ohio will pay tribute to the heavy metal star on 21 August (10) by becoming...

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