Dee Snider Shares His Opinion On Motörhead And Lemmy Kilmister Covered Twisted Sister Song ‘Shoot ‘Em Down’


Twisted Sister lead singer Dee Snider shared his idea about whether Motörhead’s late lead singer, Lemmy Kilmister could perform ‘Shoot ‘Em Down’ well or not after he was asked by a fan from his Twitter account.

‘Shoot ‘Em Down’ was the single of Twisted Sister’s debut studio album ‘Under the Blade’ that was sold over two million copies worldwide. Later, the iconic song was performed by Motörhead for ‘Twisted Forever – A Tribute to the Legendary Twisted Sister’ album in 2001.

In the tribute album to Twisted Sister, different groups and musicians covered a different legendary song for the album. It reached 44 on the Billboard Top Independent Albums chart. Lit’s ‘I Wanna Rock,’ Nine Days’ ‘The Price,’ Anthrax’s ‘Destroyer,’ and Motörhead’s ‘Shoot ‘Em Down covers drawn great attention of metalheads.

As you remember from the previous articles, Dee Snider is a very active social media user and his fans can easily reach him via Twitter. Recently, he replied to his fan’s question about Kilmister’s and the other band members’ performance in the ‘Shoot ‘Em Down’ cover. He stated that Motörhead performed the song like that was written for them in the beginning and he was so honored to listen to the song from them.

Here’s what he wrote:

Like it was written for them!! I was so honored when Lemmy Kilmister, Phill Campbell, and Mickey Dee played it!”

You can check out the tweet below.

You can listen to the cover below.