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Dee Snider is best known as the lead singer of glam metal band Twisted Sister.
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The groups resultant album, Ace, was never officially released. Snider then founded the early 90s group Widowmaker, which released two albums: Blood and Bullets and Standby For Pain. The group experienced moderate success. In the late 1990s, Snider formed a "self-tribute band" he called Dee Snider's SMGs,
which featured a rotating line-up of former bandmates and friends of Twisted Sister.
Snider also made his foray into film, writing and starring in his big-screen debut, Strangeland (1998). The horror film, which co-starred Robert Englund and Linda Cardellini, met with poor reviews and low box-office attendance. Yet Snider, undaunted wrote a working script for the sequel, Strangeland 2: Cult of Personality. After wrapping the film, Snider took to making appearances on TV shows, including a cameo in an episode of The Drew Carey Show (2001). He also appeared in the heavy-metal documentaries KISS Loves You (2004) and Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (2005).
During this time, Snider also began experimenting in other media. In June of 1999, the rocker started a new project as a morning show radio host on WMRQ in Hartford, Connecticut. Dee Snider Radio aired for three years before its cancellation. It returned to the air as a night show in 2004 on WMMR in Philadelphia. He often featured high-profile guests, including his friend Gene Simmons. Then in 2005, Snider became the host of the nationally syndicated House of Hair radio show. Snider returned to radio in June 2006 with Fangoria Radio on Sirius Satellite Radio.
On July 27, 2010, Snider and his family began appearing in the reality television show Growing Up Twisted, airing on A&E. On October 8, 2010, started a run in the cast of the Broadway show Rock of Ages.
Snider has been married to his wife Suzette, a former Twisted Sister costume designer, since 1981. They have four children: Jesse, Shane, Cody, and Cheyenne, and live on the North Shore of Long Island.
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