Revolver and Guitar World team up with MusiCares and AXS TV to bring you the first-ever televised Rock & Roll Roast.
With 2013 honoree, Dee Snider, this great night of comedy, calamity, charity and chaos can’t be missed. A portion of all the proceeds go to a great cause.
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013
Location: The Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA
Revolver has joined forces with AXS TV http://axs.tv to bring you the Rock & Roll Roast and Red Carpet Special LIVE! on Thursday, January 24th, 2013.
ROASTEE: Our very own Dee Snider!
While perhaps best known as the lead singer of 80′s sensation, Twisted Sister, there is so much more to Dee Snider. He has starred in several reality TV shows including The Celebrity Apprentice, Gone Country with John Rich, MTV’s Rock The Cradle with his son Jesse and Growing Up Twisted, an A&E series featuring the entire Snider family and their Long Island lifestyle. He is also a frequent host on MTV Networks and his own long running nationally syndicated radio show House Of Hair is heard on more than 200 stations in North America, houseofhaironline.com. His career as a voiceover artist has resulted in Dee being heard in many radio and TV commercials, documentaries and a year long stint as the introductory voice on MSNBC.
PENN JILLETTE is a cultural phenomenon as a solo personality and as half of the world-famous Emmy Award winning magic duo Penn & Teller. His solo exposure is enormous: from Howard Stern to Glenn Beck to the Op-Ed pages of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times. He has appeared on Dancing with the Stars, MTV Cribs, and Chelsea Lately, and hosted the NBC game show Identity. As part of Penn & Teller, he has appeared more than twenty times on David Letterman, as well as on several other TV shows, from The Simpsons and Friends to Top Chef and The View. He cohosts the controversial series Penn & Teller: Bullshit!, which has been nominated for sixteen Emmy Awards. He is currently cohost of the Discovery Channel’s Penn & Teller Tell A Lie.
CELEBRITY ROASTERS include:
Jim Florentine is the co-host of VH1 Classic’s hit heavy metal talk-show series ThatMetal Show
Jim Norton – a New York Times best-selling author as well as a radio personality and television host, comedian Jim Norton is best known for his original point of view and outspoken humor.
Zakk Wylde – When it comes to guitar heroes, they don’t come any bigger than Zakk Wylde. His rise to the top is a modern-day story of talent and audacity—not to mention, good luck.
Scott Ian – Anthrax co-founder and rhythm guitarist Scott Ian is one of the seminal forces in thrash. Ian helped form Anthrax in New York City in 1981, and the group went on to play a major role in the development of thrash in the early Eighties.
Lita Ford – Lita Ford is considered one of the most important female representatives of the rock genre. Being a founding member of the Runaways, one of the first girl groups who unexpectedly broke down barriers in the punk era as well as the male-dominated world of rock music, causing a stir with their six rebellious releases between 1975-1980.
Mick Foley – Making his professional wrestling debut in 1986, Foley’s apparent worship of physical pain has allowed him to fulfill his lifelong dream and become one of the most popular wrestlers in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
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