Meet Dee Snider

Twisted Sister

2019 Ride Captain

Dee Snider is an American singer-songwriter, screenwriter, radio personality and actor most famous for his role as the frontman of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister. He has been ranked 83 in the Hit Parader’s Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time. He joined Twisted Sister in 1976, helping bring the world hits such as “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock.”

He has also been a television personality, hosting Heavy Metal Mania on MTV in the ‘80s and later, with his wife and family, on reality show Growing Up Twisted on A&E.

After Twisted Sister disbanded in 1986, Dee made his way into film, writing and starring in his big-screen debut, Strangeland, in 1998, followed shortly thereafter by Strangeland 2: Cult of Personality. After wrapping the film, he took to making appearances on TV shows, including a cameo in an episode of The Drew Care Show, KISS Loves You, and Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey.

In 1997, Snider began hosting The House of Hair, a syndicated 1980s hard rock/heavy metal radio show that has continued to air to this day on over 200 radio stations across North America.

In addition to his radio show, Dee has an active solo music career. His most recent album “For the Love of Metal” was released in 2018 and produced such metal masterpieces as  “For The Love of Metal,” “I am The Hurricane,” “Tomorrow’s No Concern” and many more.