Shut Up and Give Me the Mic

Shut Up and Give Me the Mic

Dee Snider


The wildly wonderful memoir from lead singer and songwriter of Twisted Sister—revealing the genuine tales in the back of the loopy make-up, the large hair, and badass hits like “We’re no longer Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock.”

As lead singer and songwriter of Twisted Sister, Dee Snider labored as difficult as he performed, kept away from the debauched way of life that has destroyed lesser rockers, and survived the tune industry’s fickle fortunes together with his priorities and humorousness intact. Now, he stocks his trip from each parent’s worst nightmare to Renaissance man—with a magnificent resume that, in addition to being rock royalty, comprises Broadway performer, movie actor, truth tv famous person, radio host, and writer of a teenage survival advisor that's required examining in Russia!—in this “honest and pleasing memoir” (Publishers Weekly).

Dee tells the true tales at the back of the loopy make-up, the massive hair, and badass hits like “We’re no longer Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock.” he's taking you thru sturdy instances, own struggles, and public battles—such as being slapped with a Parental Advisory caution label by way of Tipper Gore and the oldsters track source middle, a struggle that led him to testify earlier than Congress with Frank Zappa. all through his twisted occupation, Snider stayed powerful and centred, and did all of it for his spouse, 4 children, and hundreds of thousands of “SMF” (Sick mom F******) enthusiasts.

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