By John Pfeiffer for The Aquarian Weekly
Mark Weiss is living proof of the American Dream. From humble beginnings as a scrawny kid hawking concert photos out in front of Madison Square Garden, to regal treatment by rock androll’s royalty, there are probably very few photojournalists that can tell the story that he hasexperienced firsthand. From the boardrooms of major label giants to the private, fantasy-fueledjets of the world’s biggest entertainers, Mark Weiss has traveled the world to capture ourheroes in their moments of glory. But just like the struggles he experienced in the beginningmoments of his career, Mark Weiss is well aware of the plights and misfortunes of many in ourcommunity.
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Dee Snider will release a career-spanning compilation, "Rock And Roll Ain't Dead - Dee Snider Essentials 1983-2015", in March through Rhino. The collection will feature music from all of Snider's projects over the years — including Twisted Sister, Widowmaker, Desperado, Van Helsing’s Curse and Dee Does Broadway — as well as three brand new songs.
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Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider has spectacularly debunked myths about womanizing rock stars, explaining that most guys in bands he knows are domestic animals – even Kiss’s Gene Simmons, who Snider snidely dismisses with contempt as being “full of sh*t.”