Dee Snider Says ‘I Wanted To Be Rich, Famous And A Rock Star,’ And Explains How He Reached His Goals
Iconic heavy metal band Twisted Sister lead singer and songwriter, Dee Snider, answered his fan’s question explaining his childhood dreams and how he achieved them on his Twitter account.
In today’s world, celebrities can be also followed from their social media accounts which makes them easier to communicate. Unlike the other rock stars, Dee Snider is a very active Twitter user and he shares his thoughts about many issues.
Moreover, Snider answers the questions of his fans via Twitter. One of the last questions that he answered was about the success of their hit songs. In his answer, Snider shared his childhood dream which was being a rich and famous Rock n Roll star through selling millions of albums.
Here’ what he posted:
“I wanted to be a rich, famous, rock n roll star…in that order. There was only one way to get rich playing rock n roll… Sell millions of albums! You’re damn straight I was trying to make hit records!”
How Twisted Sister Sold Millions Of Albums?
After several changes, Twisted Sister finally found its classic lineups including guitarists Jay Jay French, Eddie Ojeda, lead vocalist Dee Snider, bassist Mark Medoza, and drummer A. J. Pero. They recorded the first five albums of the band which brought fame and great success to them.
The band’s first two albums ‘Under the Blade’ and ‘You Can’t Stop Rock ‘n’ Roll’ were sold over 500.000 copies. They received positive criticism and started to become popular. Their third album ‘Stay Hungry,’ was the golden age of Twisted Sister.
‘Stay Hungry’ which included the band’s most known two songs ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ and ‘I Wanna Rock’ had multi-platinum status with being sold more than 3.000.000 copies. With all of these records, Twisted Sister has become an internationally famous and iconic heavy metal band.
I wanted to be a rich, famous, rock n roll star…in that order. There was only one way to get rich playing rock n roll…sell millions of albums! You're damn straight I was trying to make hit records! https://t.co/6rQ9bBcEkJ
— Dee Snider🇺🇸 (@deesnider) April 30, 2021