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Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Announces 2019 Australian Tour

Written by Riley Fitzgerald on August 20, 2018

As the iconic face of Twisted Sister, Dee Snider became one of the most recognisable figures in ’80s metal. He’s got a few stories to tell, so he’s heading to Australia in 2019.

Snider has done it all, so now he’s coming down under to speak about it. Dropping in on Sydney and Melbourne he’ll perform two shows per city, one SPOKEN one SHOUTED!

The SHOUTED! shows promise a live performance with a full backing band and plenty of the hits.

In 1985, Twisted Sister figured prominently in one of the greatest hooplas in modern musical history. We’re talking of course about the Parents Music Resource Center, a political movement which wanted a lot of music banned. For one it was supposedly corrupting the youth. Secondly, well, it was apparently from the devil.

Speaking in music’s defence, Snider — alongside Frank Zappa and John Denver (go figure) — testified before the US Congress. No, music was not evil they explained.

And you know something must have clicked because metal anthems like ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ and ‘I Wanna Rock’ weren’t banned.

Twisted Sister’s initial run ended in ’87, and from there Snider fronted other projects like Widowmaker and Desperado. He’s also appeared in a number of reality television series and hosts radio show House of Hair.

Catch all of Snider’s 2019 Australian tour dates and ticket details, below.

Dee Snider 2019 Australian Tour

Tickets on sale 10am AEST Thursday, 23rd August

Thursday, 31st January
Manning Bar, Sydney – SPOKEN
Tickets: Hardline Media

Friday, 1st February
Manning Bar, Sydney – SHOUTED!
Tickets: Hardline Media

Saturday, 2nd February
Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne – SHOUTED!
Tickets: Hardline Media

Sunday, 3rd February
Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne – SPOKEN
Tickets: Hardline Media

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