Dee’s Thanksgiving tweet: It’s a go! Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale will be taking the stage at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place in Chicago next holiday season, November 4, 2014, through January 4, 2015. The story, written by Dee (who will also be taking the stage as a performer), follows the
Twisted Sister frontman (and HOH host) Dee Snider and TV personality Giuliana Rancic have teamed up to record a version of “Silent Night.” The holiday classic will be featured in the upcoming musical, “Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale,” which makes its debut next November 4, 2014, in Chicago. But why wait until 2014?
That’s Dee Snider in his “meet the trick or treater’s” outfit on Halloween. And while we’re on the subject of Dee…what’s he got brewing? Not even we know! Decorate your mantel for the holidays with the met-tallllll! The Ronnie James Dio II Rock Iconz statue stands nine inches tall and is hand-painted and numbered. It’s
It’s universally agreed that Michael Schenker is one of the greatest heavy metal/hard rock guitarists of all-time, as the amount of renowned guitarists that list him as a prime influence is off the charts. And on his newest release, ‘Bridge the Gap,’ this German guitar great has united with his old rhythm section from the
Great news from the Def Leppard camp! Guitarist Vivian Campbell, who has been undergoing chemotherapy since April after being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, is in remission. “For anyone who gives a toss, after doing another PET scan and all the other follow-up tests, then getting a second opinion, etc., I’m officially in remission from Hodgies,”
A video recently went viral showing a large group of motorcyclists on a Manhattan highway pursuing an SUV, then smashing its window (and later assaulting the driver). A group of local Long Island bikers is publicly speaking out, rejecting the idea that all (or even most) bikers are careless and violent, attempting to squash the
Legendary Velvet Underground vocalist/guitarist Lou Reed died at his home in Southampton, NY, last Sunday, October 27. His passing came after a struggle with end-stage liver disease and a subsequent transplant (nearly 6 months ago). Lou had been suffering for months following the transplant, and when it became apparent nothing more could be done for
Is Metallica gearing up for a special concert in Antarctica? The Columbian version of Coca-Cola Zero is promoting a Coca-Cola sponsored event set for this December. One lucky winner and a guest will be flown to the southernmost continent, which is 98% covered by ice at least a mile thick, to see the unusual performance.
We’re saddened to report the passing of Vixen founder and lead guitarist Jan Kuehnemund, who lost her battle with cancer last Thursday, October 10. She was 51. “Though most well known for her gifted guitar playing and other musical talents, Jan was a rare friend and beautiful in every sense of the word,” said the
Queensrÿche (the version featuring singer Todd La Torre at the mic) has completed initial filming of a mini movie called Queensrÿche: Ad Lucem. The short will feature the songs “Spore”, “Midnight Lullaby”, “A World Without” and “X2” from the band’s recently released self-titled album, which will provide the score to a 10+ minute dramatic story.
Jan Kuehnemund, guitarist and founding member of glam-metal pioneers Vixen, has died after what was deemed a “fierce battle” with cancer. Originally from St. Paul, Minnesota, Kuehnemund started Vixen while still in high school, eventually relocating to Los Angeles in 1981. She was 51. From the Vixen Facebook page, “It is with profound sadness that
Dee Snider is selling one of his cars on eBay. The one-of-a-kind plum purple/black T/A Challenger has been babied and only has 18k on the odometer. The auction closes on October 14 — just imagine cranking the House of Hair in this sweeeeeet ride! Dee’s auctioning off the car because a 2014 Purple “Dee Snider
Lorne Black, the original bassist for Great White who played on the band’s 1984 self-titled debut, 1986′s Shot In The Dark and 1987′s Once Bitten…died last Friday, September 27. The cause of death was undisclosed. Said original frontman Jack Russell, “Our hearts go out to his family, friends and fans. Lorne was a huge part
After considering quitting playing for good after he had his leg amputated in 2011 (due to complications from diabetes), Mountain co-founder/guitar great Leslie West is back at it and releasing an album. Still Climbing is his first album since the amputation, and it features Dee Snider on the track “Feeling Good.” “I’m lucky it wasn’t
Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx and ex-Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach were in a war of words this week after Sebastian’s recent tweet that he was asked to join the Crue around the time when singer Vince Neil was booted in 1992. Sixx denied it, saying that Bas’s admission was “Absolutely not true..” Nikki added, “I
High fives to Dee on his successful Dee Snider’s Ride last weekend to benefit the Long Island Cares charity. More than 2,000 bikers took part in the 11th annual event, which previously benefited the March of Dimes. Dee says he expects to raise over $100,000 for Long Island Cares. Dee Snider’s Rock and Roll Christmas