Dee Snider: ‘For The Love Of Metal’ earns high chart positions + tour info

Former Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider‘s fourth solo album, For the Love of Metal, was unleashed last month on Napalm Records, and has officially stormed the USA charts.

The LP hit #1 on the ‘Top New Artist Albums’ chart, #2 on the ‘Top Hard Music Albums’ chart, #3 on the ‘Record Label Independent Current Albums’ chart and more. The effort also burst through worldwide charts, landing on lists in Canada, UK, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

“I am beyond excited to be working with one of the world’s leading labels for heavy music, it’s a perfect home for this album!,” exclaims Dee regarding For The Love Of Metal. “I believe there’s something for every hard rock and metal fan on this record.”

About the new full-length, it was produced by Hatebreed vocalist Jamey Jasta and features appearances by Howard Jones (ex-Killswitch Engage), Mark Morton (Lamb Of God), Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy), Joel Grind and Nick Bellmore (Toxic Holocaust) and Charlie Bellmore (Kingdom of Sorrow).

“I’m so happy and proud to have been a part of this project, Dee Snider is an American original, there is no other voice like his on earth, his power and passion really shine through on this album,” says Jasta in a press release. “Metal brings us all together and with Dee still at the forefront, it’s a great time to be a fan of heavy music!”

Stream singles “I Am The Hurrricane,” “Become The Storm” and “Tomorrow’s No Concern” below.

In addition, Snider is currently on the road, scheduled to hit New York and New Jersey for the following stops:

8/28 – Looney Tunes Instore – Long Island, NY
8/31 – 9/02 – Dead Mans Curve Con – Mahwah, NJ
9/12 – Space Westbury Theatre – Long Island NY
9/15 – Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival – East Durham, NY
9/21 – 9/23 – Horror Con – Atlantic City, NJ
10/18 – Rocktopia at Bergen PAC – Englewood, NJ
10/20 – Rocktopia at Tiles Center – Greenvale, NY

Scroll down to see all upcoming tour dates, plus more info.

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Dee Snider live:

8/10 – Alcatraz Festival – Belgium
8/25 – Rose Music Center – Dayton, OH
8/26 – Jergels – Warrendale, PA
8/28 – Looney Tunes Instore – Long Island, NY
8/31 – 9/02 – Dead Mans Curve Con – Mahwah, NJ
9/12 – Space Westbury Theatre – Long Island NY
9/13 – Purchase Street Records Instore – New Bedford MA
9/14 – Mixx360 – Malden, MA
9/15 – Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival – East Durham, NY
9/21 – 9/23 – Horror Con – Atlantic City, NJ
10/7 – Forcefest – Mexico City, Mexico
10/18 – Rocktopia at Bergen PAC – Englewood, NJ
10/20 – Rocktopia at Tiles Center – Greenvale, NY
10/24 – Rocktopia at The Palace Theatre – Greensburg, PA
10/25 – Rocktopia at Akron Civic Theatre – Akron, OH
10/26 – Rocktopia at Power Memorial Auditorium – Youngstown, PA
10/27 – Rocktopia at Playhouse Square – Cleveland, OH
11/2 – 11/4 – Rhode Island Comicon – Providence, RI
11/9 – 11/11 – Ottawa Tattoo Convention – Ottawa, ON
11/17 – La Generala Biker Fest 2018 – Guadalajara, MX
12/1 – Speaking Rock Entertainment Center – El Paso, TX
12/4 – Special Guest Christmas Show – Rauma, Finland
12/5 – Pakkahuone -Tempere, Finland
12/7 – TBA – Oulo, Finland
12/8 – TBA – Helsinki, Finland

2019
3/2 – 3/9 – The 80’s Cruise to Ft. Lauderdale, Cozumel, Costa Maya, Belize, Key West

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For The Love Of Metal chart positions:

USA:
#1 Top New Artist Albums
#2 Top Hard Music Albums (2nd to Halestorm)
#3 Record Label Independent Current Albums
#8 Top Current Rock Albums
#13 Top Internet
#20 Top Current Albums
#22 Top Albums By Strata
#26 Overall Digital Albums

Canada:
#9 Top Hard Music Albums
#42 Top Current Albums
#53 Top Albums

UK:
#12 Metal
#32 Independent

Germany:
#26

Switzerland:
#16

Austria:
#65

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For The Love Of Metal track listing:

1. Lies Are A Business
2. Tomorrow’s No Concern
3. I am The Hurricane
4. American Made
5. Roll Over You
6. I’m Ready
7. Running Mazes
8. Mask
9. Become The Storm
10. The Hardest Way
11. Dead Hearts (Love Thy Enemy)
12. For The Love of Metal

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