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AJ Pero Dies at Age 55

Last Friday, March 20, longtime Twisted Sister drummer AJ Pero died in Poughkeepsie, New York, from an apparent heart attack while on the road with Adrenaline Mob. He was fifty-five. “My friend, my brother, my band mate passed away today,”…

Modern Drummer
Mar 23, 2015

Former Twisted Sister/Dictators Drummer Rich Teeter Passes

  Rich Teeter, who served in two New York hard rock institutions—Twisted Sister and the Dictators—passed away on April 10 following a battle with esophageal cancer. He was sixty-one. Teeter, who was also a twenty-plus-year employee at music retailer Sam…

Modern Drummer
Apr 16, 2012

November Web Update News

Mako Sakamoto and Ash Soan are on U.K. singer-songwriter James Morrison's latest, The Awakening. For more, visit Shawn Pelton and Bashiri Johnson are on Lisa Jaeggi’s Epic Epic. Pelton is also on James McCartney’s The Complete EP Collection. Click…

Modern Drummer
Nov 22, 2011

Web Update News

  John Tempesta is in the studio working on a new Cult record. For more on John go to 311 have a new studio album out, Universal Pulse, produced by Bob Rock (Aerosmith, Metallica) and mixed by drummer Chad…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2011

AJ Pero Update

It’s been twenty-five years since Twisted Sister released its career-defining Stay Hungry album, which featured the massive hit anthems “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock.” Stay Hungry established the band as one of the 1980s’ most popular…

Modern Drummer
Mar 25, 2009