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    Robert Plant and Ronnie James Dio weren’t “nice frontmen”, says Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider

    Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider has been stirring a debate on Twitter over the previous few weeks on frontmen in rock, saying Robert Plant and Ronnie James Dio weren’t “nice frontmen”.

    Snider ignited the talk on New Yr’s Eve on Twitter, after a fan’s reply to a tweet that praised Dio because the second biggest frontman in rock following Freddie Mercury.

    “You might be complicated singing with performing. There’s a enormous distinction between a fantastic frontman & a fantastic singer,” Snider wrote in reply to the fan. “Ronnie was one of many biggest singers of all time, however as a frontman, he just about simply stood on stage & sang. Freddie was an incredible singer AND frontman.”

    Snider felt equally about Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, claiming “he confirmed” “nothing as a performer”, regardless of Snider being a fan of his vocal expertise. “Regarded superb, nice hair…stood on stage with one hand raised and sang his ass off. Not a frontman for my part,” he stated, later specifying his favorite frontmen had been “showmen” that interacted with the gang.

    After a fan accused him of disrespeccting Plant, Snider then certified his opinion by stating that Plant was one among his musical heroes and biggest influences, claiming he had the Led Zeppelin frontman’s poster on his wall.

    Naming his favorite frontmen, Snider cited the likes of David Lee Roth, Paul Stanley, Mick Jagger, Freddie Mercury, and Axl Rose. Particularly, Snider praised James Brown, who he thought-about to be the best frontman of all time.

    Replying to a fan who then acknowledged that Eminem may be one of many biggest frontmen of all time, Snider went one step additional and praised Child Rock for being “killer in live performance”, being “the most effective I’ve ever seen”. Most not too long ago, Snider additionally gave props to John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival, as an “older rocker” who “nonetheless brings it each night time.”

    View some highlights of his Twitter replies under:

    You might be complicated singing with performing.

    There’s a enormous distinction between a fantastic frontman & a fantastic singer.

    Ronnie was one of many biggest singers of all time, however as a frontman, he just about simply stood on stage & sang.

    Freddie was an incredible singer AND frontman. https://t.co/akrNVaoI49

    — Dee Snider🇺🇸🎤 (@deesnider) December 30, 2022

    I toured with him. (beat ya) He’s one among my vocal heroes, however…

    My frontmen are all around the stage and work together with the gang. Showmen. Assume David Lee Roth, Paul Stanley, Mick Jagger, Freddy Mercury, Axl Rose…the listing goes on. https://t.co/baKr9nFraH

    — Dee Snider🇺🇸🎤 (@deesnider) December 30, 2022

    I knew this is able to upset folks.

    I’m NOT saying that Dio, Plant and so forth, haven’t got stage presence. They’ve it in SPADES!

    However they aren’t performers. https://t.co/kcrujhlZ0e

    — Dee Snider🇺🇸🎤 (@deesnider) December 30, 2022

    Nicely, if we’re taking place that highway, love him or hate him, @KidRock is likely one of the finest I’ve ever seen. https://t.co/gA2v097Tqt

    — Dee Snider🇺🇸🎤 (@deesnider) January 3, 2023

    Good query. Consider it or not, I did not go to many concert events in my teenagers so I acquired my “frontman” inspiration from images! I by no means noticed anybody transfer! LOL! Frontmen I respect? Bruce Dickinson, @DavidLeeRoth, @genesimmons, @PaulStanleyLive @axlrose and JAMES BROWN THE G.O.A.T!! https://t.co/QevovVTta7

    — Dee Snider🇺🇸🎤 (@deesnider) January 1, 2023

    You need to know one other “older” rocker who nonetheless brings it each night time…@John_Fogerty! The person is energized!!!

    — Dee Snider🇺🇸🎤 (@deesnider) January 4, 2023

    Final March, Snider lashed out on-line at a crypto-inspired cowl of Twisted Sister’s ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’, produced by Mark Zuckerberg’s sister Randi Zuckerberg. The frontman thought-about authorized motion, calling the rendition “canine shit”.

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