I WAS a kid I was a loner, I didnt
have many friends. Every day Id go
home, close the door of my room, get in
front of the mirror with a guitar, put on
a record, Alice Cooper or Led Zeppelin
maybe and Id just rock out.
Id go some place
where I had a million friends, some place
where the party never stops , some place
where they ride in limousines with women
on each arm and Id sweat! Id
be dripping in my own room just
rockin out. Id feel good and
it made my life bearable."
Dem bones dem bones dem...
Dee Snider got to pose with the decaying
meat-coated leg of a recently deceased
cow during the photo sessions for the
sleeve of Twisted Sisters
Stay Hungry LP. "It
stank," said Dee, meaning the bone
not the record.
Dee Snider: Hair, limbs,
Mickey Mouse vest, extrovert nose and
mouth. Hes on the couch and
Im on the Lucazade.
"I had a strict,
physical and repressive kind of a father.
He was a cop, in good shape, definitely a
hard ass. It took me longer than most
kids to start to rebel but it got to the
point where he couldnt keep a hold
on me and as soon as I could I got out of
"When I was 16 he
gave up hope. He had this image of his
son as this guy who would be a policeman
he hadnt been lucky enough to be a
professional ball player. He was a cop
who liked being a cop but really wanted
to be a baseball player. He felt I had
talent. I was quite a good athlete but
when I quit playing ball to practice with
my band he was horrified and disgusted."
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