If people think about Twisted Sister or Krokus at all these days, they probably remember them as completely unrelated bands who happened to enjoy their respective commercial peaks during roughly the same portion of the '80s. But the truth is that they've actually been bitter enemies for more than 30 years.
The folks at Topps are thinking throwback for this year's run of Topps Archives baseball cards -- and to add a little something extra for buyers looking to pick up some truly special collector's items, they're adding signed, limited-edition cards featuring some of the biggest names in '80s rock.
Bret Michaels of Poison will look to become the first ever two-time winner of 'Celebrity Apprentice,' the CBS show that pits famous people against each other in business-minded tasks. Twisted Sister rocker Dee Snider will also join a cast of 14 contestants when they begin filming the 2013 season on Monday.
When Twisted Sister released their teen rebellion anthem 'We're Not Gonna Take It' in 1984, they probably didn't anticipate that one day it would be part of a promotional campaign for a motel. The rockers have re-recorded the career-defining track for a new commercial by Extended Stay America.
First Tom Morello, now Dee Snider. Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan may love rock music, but he's not exactly having much success buddying up to any musicians at the moment. Twisted Sister's Dee Snider is the latest to lash out at Ryan, calling him out over using his band's music at a recent rally.