Written by Michael Del Pizzo (Sunflower Dead) What Made Me Wanna Be A Rockstar?!?! What made me, a little kid (at the time) from just outside Philadelphia, PA take the road to rock stardom and turn into a guy who now wears a bunch of makeup, sings and plays the accordion in Sunflower Dead? […]
Hard Rock Music Time Machine – Summer of 1984: We’re Not Gonna Take It!
In the summer of 1984, I worked as a waiter in the sleepaway camp that I had attended as a camper. The years at camp all seem to blend together to create one nostalgic memory as time passes, but the summer of ’84 was different; it was the best, most memorable summer of my childhood […]
Behind The Music Remastered: Twisted Sister
Most people think of Twisted Sister as Dee Snider’s creation that took the heavy metal world by storm in 1984 and then quickly disappeared. While 1984 was definitely the pinnacle of their career, it was neither the beginning nor the end. Twisted Sister was founded by Jay Jay French in 1971 as a gender bending […]