Adams said that he had many memorable memories, but one that stands out is meeting Dee Snider, the outrageous frontman for the band Twisted Sister.
After 28 years as a Hamburg Area school director with the past several as its president, Brooke Adams struck the gavel for the final time on Nov. 23.
“After 28 years it’s time to move on,” Adams said after the meeting. “I have no children in the district.”
Drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) was interviewed on this week's edition of the "Noize In The Attic - Where Your Past Comes Back To Haunt You" (web site) on 88.7 FM in New Haven Connecticut. You can now listen to the chat using the PodOmatic widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET).
Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the PMRC Senate Hearings
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THE FILTHY FIFTEEN App features exclusive interviews by the artists whoseartistic freedom was directly impacted in 1985 after Tipper Gore and a groupof influential Washington housewives started the PMRC (The Parents MusicResource Center) which pressured the record labels to put "Parental Advisory"stickers on albums with explicit lyrics. filthyfifteen.com
Three decades after W.A.S.P., Vanity, Judas Priest, Prince, Madonna and others shocked Tipper Gore and her committee, Rolling Stone takes a critical look at 1985's worst of the worst.
In the past year, Tove Lo's hit "Talking Body" found her singing, "We fuck for life," Big Sean got on the radio with "I Don't Fuck With You" and Macklemore's "Thrift Shop," in which he raps about purchasing a blanket with the sole intention of ejaculating on it, continues to get airplay. So what is today's litmus test for obscenity?
It was the summer of 1984, and my band Twisted Sister was taking the world by storm. With our angst-filled teen anthem "We're Not Gonna Take It," we were dominating music radio and television airwaves, and igniting the fire of rebellion in the hearts and minds of American youth. As we rode in our tour bus from town to town, playing show after show, little did we realize that a cultural guillotine awaited us.