TWISTED SISTER Paying Tribute To MOTÖRHEAD Frontman Lemmy On European Festival Circuit With "Born To Raise Hell" Cover
July 13, 2014, 9 months ago
BraveWords scribe Mark Gromen has checked in with the following update:
"On July 12th at the Bang Your Head festival in Balingen, Germany, Twisted Sister performed Motörhead's 'Born To Raise Hell' Frontman Dee Snider acknowledged that Lemmy and Co. were conspicuously absent from the European summer festival circuit, thus they dedicated a song to the Motörhead frontman, a man who, 30+ years ago, welcomed the band to England (at a time when many others looked afoul at the make-up wearing metallers) as well as hand-picking the NYC act to open East coast shows in the early '80s."
The footage below was show at Copenhell in Copenhagen, Denmark on June 12th. Watch for the Bang Your Head footage to surface in the coming days:
On June 14th, Twisted Sister performed at Download 2014 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, UK. Fan-filmed video is available below. Note that during "I Am, I'm Me" frontman Dee Snider seems to get spooked by a low flying plane. He was unaware that an airport is located only a mile away from the festival grounds: