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The 2014 McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade Will Rock With Grand Marshal Dee Snider

Written by J Cooch Lucchese. Posted in Rock & Roll Christmas Tale

Courtesy of McDonald's Thanksgiving Day Parade Blog

Dee SniderDee Snider is best known as the lead vocalist and front man for legendary rock/metal band Twisted Sister.  The band has released six studio albums, six live albums, and their hugely successful 2006 holiday record, A Twisted Christmas (Razor & Tie).

Twisted Sister's highest ranking single was "We're Not Going To Take It" from their 1984 album Stay Hungry.  The song peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and reached number 47 on the 100 Greatest 80's Songs from VH1.


Thanksgiving Day Parade Grand Marshal

Written by J Cooch Lucchese. Posted in Rock & Roll Christmas Tale

Dee Snider - Thanksgiving Day Parade Grand Marshal

By Bill Zwecker for Chicago Sun-Times

For many, the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade is a great way to kick off the holiday season. No doubt, this year’s 81st edition of the annual tradition will again put many in the ho-ho-ho mood. It all takes place between 8 and 11 a.m. Thanksgiving Day — with this year’s grand marshal being Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, whose holiday show “Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale” is playing at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place.


From Seven to Seventy, Blind, Deaf or Crazy

Written by J Cooch Lucchese. Posted in Rock & Roll Christmas Tale

Courtesy of Arts Alive

Dee SniderPerhaps the very last person you’d anticipate bumping into on Loyola’s campus is a world famous rock star. That’s exactly what happened to many students two weeks ago as Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider prepared for his upcoming show, Dee Snider’s Rock and Roll Christmas Tale in Mullady Theater. The show will open November 4 at the Broadway Playhouse. To purchase tickets click here!

Twisted Sister was an 80’s rock/metal band that boasted rebellious, head-banging music, big hair, and–as your parents can attest to—a lot of makeup. Dee Snider attaches his name to anthems like “We’re Not Going To Take It” and “I Wanna Rock”, but you may recognize his work on The Celebrity Apprentice, Wife Swap, or the Broadway production of Rock of Ages. DFPA would like to give you an exclusive look into the life of father, husband, and rocker, Dee Snider.