Shut Up and Give Me the Mic

Shut Up and Give Me the Mic

Dee Snider


The wildly enjoyable memoir from lead singer and songwriter of Twisted Sister—revealing the true tales in 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.”

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

Dee tells 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.” he is taking you thru sturdy occasions, own struggles, and public battles—such as being slapped with a Parental Advisory caution label by way of Tipper Gore and the fogeys track source middle, a struggle that led him to testify sooner than Congress with Frank Zappa. all through his twisted profession, Snider stayed powerful and centred, and did all of it for his spouse, 4 young ones, and hundreds of thousands of “SMF” (Sick mom F******) enthusiasts.

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