Dee Snider to be Honored at Revolver/Guitar World Rock & Roll Roast on January 24

Guitar World and Revolver magazines have teamed up with MusiCares and AXS TV to bring you the first-ever televised Rock & Roll Roast.

The Revolver/Guitar World Rock & Roll Roast will take place Thursday night, January 24, 2013, at The Grove in Anaheim, California, on the opening night of Winter NAMM weekend.

Last year, former Ozzy axeman Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society was in the hot seat (Check out our highlight video, below, from last year's event).

This year's victim is none other than Dee Snider of Twisted Sister — rock and roll singer, published author, star of stage and screen and free-speech crusader. At some point during the night, will Snider jump up and scream that he's "not gonna take it"? Be there to find out!

Judging from last year's successful and hilarious roast, the night promises to be full of comedy, calamity, charity and chaos and shouldn’t be missed. A portion of the proceeds go to a great cause, MusiCares. Wylde had so much fun last year that he'll be back on January 24 as part of the celebrity dais. Joining him will be Scott Ian, Jim Norton, Brian Posehn and Jim Florentine — all of whom are making return appearances — plus wrestler Mick Foley and guitarist Lita Ford.

The night also will feature pre-filmed video salutes from Alice Cooper, Sebastian Bach, Lemmy Kilmister, Steel Panther and more!

For more information and to reserve your seat or table for the roast, visit the Rock & Roll Roast's official website,

A Few Pertinent Factoids:Revolver/Guitar World Rock & Roll Roast of Dee Snider ... Thursday, January 24, 2013 ... The Grove in Anaheim, California ...

Check out some highlights from the 2012 Guitar World Rock & Roll Roast of Zakk Wylde:

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.