Twisted Sister

  1. The Twisted Sister Guide to Rock and Roll Branding

    October 24, 2013 3:39 PM EDT (This post originally published on Digiday.com ) To hear Jay Jay French tell it, Twisted Sister is bigger today than ever. The guitarist for the ’80s hair metal band behind such hits as “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock” says these day ...

  2. Backbeat: Johnny Depp, Dee Snider Perform, Metal Industry Cuts Loose at Revolver Golden Gods Awards

    April 12, 2012 6:00 PM EDT (Photo: Ryan J. Downey) Johnny Depp stunned the crowd when he joined Marilyn Manson onstage on Wednesday at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards . As thrilling as it was for Depp to be playing guitar on "The Beautiful People" and "Sweet ...

  3. BACKBEAT: The Plain White Tees, 'Glee,' Drake, The Bloodstock Festival and many more

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Billboard stopped by McCann Erickson’s New York office on Aug. 18 for an acoustic performance by members of the Plain White T’s . The band played four songs, including new single “Rhythm of Love” (released Aug. 10) and megahit “Hey There Delilah”, ...

  4. Metal Legend Ronnie James Dio Dead At 67

    May 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ronnie James Dio, whose soaring vocals, poetic lyrics and mythic tales of a never-ending struggle between good and evil broke new ground in heavy metal, died Sunday, according to a statement from his wife and manager. He was 67. Dio revealed last ...

  5. Wolfgang's Vault Opening Entire Concert Catalog

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Wolfgang's Vault, which has amassed the largest collection of licensed streaming live recordings on the Internet, is about to make a treasure trove of those concerts available for downloading. Beginning Nov. 3, the site will add more than 1,0 ...

  6. Hair-Metal Mania Strikes Again At Rocklahoma

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST This year's second annual Rocklahoma will feature performances from Warrant (featuring Jani Lane), Bret Michaels, LA Guns (featuring Tracii Guns), Enuff Z Nuff, Cinderella, Night Ranger and Tesla, among many others. The '80s hair metal-t ...

  7. Touring Briefs: Paid Dues, Phoenix Rising Benefit, Philly Live!

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST -- Independent hip-hop festival Paid Dues will return for its third year with a one-off festival date on March 22 at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, Calif. West Coast rapper Murs, in association with Southern California-based concert prom ...

  8. Warner/Chappell, Cox, Hills Top SESAC Winners

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Music's WBM Music was named publisher of the year at SESAC's annual music awards last night in New York City. For the first time, two songwriters shared the songwriter of the year award, songwriters/producers Bryan-Michae ...

  9. Eagle Rock Sells Spitfire Records

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Catalog includes Zakk Wylde, Twisted Sister. In its first move under its new name of Redux Records, the company formerly known as Sheridan Square Entertainment has acquired the 200-album Spitfire Records catalog from Eagle Rock Entertainment. The ...

  10. Flom Helms Virgin Record America

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records Group, replaces Matt Serletic as chairman/CEO of Virgin Records in America effective immediately. Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records Group, replaces Matt Serletic as chairm ...

  11. Flom In At Virgin

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic Records Group, will replace Matt Serletic as chairman/CEO of Virgin Records in America, Billboard has learned. According to sources close to the deal, Fl Jason Flom, former co-chairman/CEO of Atlantic ...

  12. Atlantic's Jason Flom Exits

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Flom is out as chairman/CEO of The Atlantic Records Group 17 months after he was named to the post. NEW YORK -- Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Flom is out as chairman/CEO of The Atlantic Rec ...

  13. Atlantic's Jason Flom Exits

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Flom is out as chairman/CEO of The Atlantic Records Group 17 months after he was named to the post. Craig Kallman--formerly co-chairman and COO of the label Warner Music Group has confirmed that Jason Fl ...