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Dee Snider Upset That VP Candidate Paul Ryan Used Twisted Sister Song

August 23rd, 2012 9:54am EDT
Dee Snider
Vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan used Twisted Sister's popular tune "We're Not Gonna Take It" during a campaign stop in Pennsylvania, and the band's singer Dee Snider isn't too pleased.

On Tuesday, Mitt Romney's Republican running mate reportedly blared the classic hit to pump up the crowd at a political rally. Snider heard about it and has launched a formal complaint with Ryan's camp.

Sinder said in a statement: "I emphatically denounce Paul Ryan's use of my band Twisted Sister's song 'We're Not Gonna Take It' in any capacity. There is almost nothing he stands for that I agree with ex...

Tom Morello Eviscerates Rage Against The Machine Fan Paul Ryan

August 20th, 2012 8:49am EDT
Tom Morello
Rage Against The Machine frontman Tom Morello has attacked vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan in a scathing magazine article after the politician named the rock band among his favorite artists.

The Republican candidate, who has been chosen as Mitt Romney's second-in-command, recently opened up about his love for the stars, but his comments have not sit well with Morello, who has campaigned endlessly with Occupy Wall Street activists calling for an end to corporate greed.

The musician takes issue with Ryan in an op-ed piece in Rolling Stone, insisting his conservative views and policies...

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