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Dee Snider Hopes Drummer's Death Raises Awareness Of Heart Disease

A.j. Pero passed away at the age of 55 in March (15), and his death was subsequently attributed to a heart attack. Snider later caused controversy by criticising his late friend for...

Classic Rockers Team Up For Filmed Las Vegas Show

Great White will also perform at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas at the 30 May (15) classic rock spectacular, dubbed The Metal Meltdown. Extreme will perform their hit 25-year-old album...

Dee Snider Attacks Late Drummer For Ignoring Heart Disease Warnings

A.j. Pero died while on tour with Adrenalin Mob and now Snider and his bandmates have decided to split for good after a farewell tour, which will also serve as a tribute trek...

Twisted Sister Recruit Mike Portnoy For Final Tour

Pero was touring as Portnoy's replacement in Adrenaline Mob when he died after suffering a heart attack on 20 March (15). Shortly after the drummer's death, his Twisted Sister bandmate Jay Jay...

Twisted Sister Guitarist Contemplates Band's End After Drummer's Death

Pero suffered a massive heart attack and died while touring the U.S. with Adrenaline Mob last week (ends20Mar15), and although frontman Dee Snider has assured fans the band will continue and perform in...

Twisted Sister Drummer Died From 'Massive Heart Attack'

The rocker passed away on Friday (20Mar15), aged 55, and now Snider has taken to Twitter to alert fans to the cause of death. In a statement following news of the drummer's...

Twisted Sister Drummer, A.j. Pero, Dead At 55 Of Apparent Heart Attack

A.J. Pero, the drummer of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister, died on Friday (29th March). He was 55 and reports suggest he suffered a heart attack. Pero was reportedly touring with the band Adrenaline...

Twisted Sister Mourning Death Of Drummer

The musician, 55, was on tour with rockers Adrenaline Mob, who called for paramedics on Friday morning (20Mar15) when they were unable to wake him on their tour bus. He was admitted...

Dee Snider Urges Fans To Donate To Friends' Custody Battle

Twisted Sister star Dee Snider is urging fans to help him raise funds for friends hoping to save a young relative from a life with alleged drug addicts and criminals.In a post on his Facebook.com...

Dee Snider Sparks Feud With Whitesnake Star

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has become embroiled in a bitter Twitter feud with former Whitesnake star Doug Aldrich.Snider poked fun at the guitarist's tenure with the classic rock band in a series of posts...

Dee Snider: 'I'm The Mystery Man Behind Celine's Christmas Hit'

Twisted Sister star Dee Snider has revealed he's the songwriter behind Celine Dion's festive tune The Magic Of Christmas Day - and even she didn't know his identity when she recorded the track.Snider reveals he...

Dee Snider Slams Taylor Swift As New York City Ambassador

Twisted Sister star Dee Snider is furious that pop star Taylor Swift has been named New York City's new tourism ambassador as she has only lived there since March (14).The Love Story singer was handed...

Mexican Metal Festival Cancelled Due To Safety Concerns

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,...

Twisted Sister Force Minnesota Food Truck To Change Name

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...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Clive Burr

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...

Dee Snider Is Roasted By Rocker Pals For Charity

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...

Twisted Sister Headlining Sandy Relief Concert

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...

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

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...

Dee Snider Slams Paul Ryan For Using Twisted Sister Hit

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...

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

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...

Movie Reviews Rock Of Ages

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...

Snider Blasts Axl Over Hall Of Fame Snub

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...

Drummer Teeter Dies

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...

Snider Raises $325,000 For Women's Health

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...

Twisted Sister Star To Release Broadway Album

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...

Clay Aiken's Apprentice Shot Hints At Plastic Surgery?

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),...

Clay Aiken To Battle Dee Snider On Celebrity Apprentice

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...

Snider Becomes Pilate In New Promo

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,...

Bowling For Soup Frightened By Heavy Metal

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...

Linkin Park Close Download 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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