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Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” video is a classic of the early art form. It was so nice Dee Snider and and Lit decided to do it twice, sort of. But really, it was done three times. Let’s explain.To truly understand, you’ve got to go back to the iconic 1978 comedy Animal House.  Dee Snider, who was 24 years old at the time the movie came out, was an instant fan.  So much…

The ’80s saw the emergence of hard rock and metal, bolstered by a new format — the music video. The arrival of MTV provided a visual outlet unlike anything that had come before it, making the rock stars of the day even more familiar and visible to their adoring fans. Here we pay homage to that era with the 30 Most Epic ’80s Rock + Metal Music Videos.Though hard rock was prominent during the preceding…

Dee Snider, the former Twisted Sister singer, revealed on Wednesday (June 28) that he had tested positive for COVID-19 even though he’s fully vaccinated. The CDC is calling such cases breakthrough infections.The veteran musician learned of his positive result amid his current promotional push for Leave a Scar, his impending solo album. Over the last several months, Snider has given interviews and offered comments where he’s expressed his thoughts on topics such as censorship, gun control, cancel culture, a…

Twisted Sister guitarist Jay Jay French isn’t ruling out a reunion for the iconic heavy metal band. The group disbanded in 2016 shortly after the death of drummer A.J. Pero, certain that they’d closed the door on Twisted Sister for good.Twisted Sister’s on-and-off reunions in the 1990s and 2000s finally stuck in 2003, leading to a 13-year revival period for the ‘80s favorites. Songs like “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock” proved to…