Tens of thousands of Oklahoma teachers and educators poured onto the lawns and streets surrounding the state capitol on Monday as part of a massive walkout over state school funding. Under gray morning skies, a group of music teachers hefted brass instruments and blasted into the opening chords of a classic rock song synonymous with fist-pumping, 1980s MTV and big hair.
Looks like Rocktopia wants to get twisted.
Dee Snider, frontman of metal band Twisted Sister, will join the Broadway show’s lineup as a special guest vocalist April 9-15. The performance will mark Snider’s return to Broadway: In 2010, he filled the role of Dennis in the Tony Award-nominated Rock of Ages.
The producers of the Broadway concert ROCKTOPIA are thrilled to announce that rock icon Dee Snider, lead singer of multi-platinum-selling band TWISTED SISTER, will triumphantly return to Broadway as a special guest vocalist in the show for the fourth week of its limited engagement, April 9 – 15, 2018. An explosive concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world- renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries—including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Heart, Puccini, The Who and more—performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five- piece rock band, a thirty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra. ROCKTOPIA celebrates its opening night at the Broadway Theatre tonight, Tuesday, March 27. Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com.
Pretty cool announcement today from a brand new music convention coming to London this summer.
The first ever Rock ‘n’ Con takes place June 9 & 10 at the London Music Hall
Featuring Dee Snider of Twister Sister and Peter Criss from KISS
Recording sessions for the upcoming album from ex-Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider seem completed. Hatebreed, etc. frontman Jamey Jasta was instrumental in the project, overseeing the production and more. Singer Howard Jones (Light The Torch, ex-Killswitch Engage, etc.) was also involved in the project.
Courtesy of Metal Underground
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