Dee Snider of Twisted Sister just announced that he will be doing a book signing of his first novel Frats at the Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame. The book signing with be happening on October 14th starting at 6pm!
Free with general admission ticket. The book will be on sale at the event.
Dee Snider, the iconic American singer, songwriter, radio personality, writer, and actor, has announced the launch of his first novel, Frats. The book was released on June 2, 2023, Frats is an honest, daring story that examines the pressures of toxic masculinity in high school hallways. With a retail price of $26.99, Frats is sure to become a must-read for fans of Dee Snider’s work and anyone looking for a thought-provoking novel that tackles difficult subject matter.
Dee Snider is no stranger to exploring controversial topics through his music and writing. As the frontman for Twisted Sister, he wrote some of the most iconic and provocative songs in rock history, including “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock.” He has been an outspoken advocate for free speech and individualism throughout his career.
In Frats, Snider uses his unique voice and perspective to examine the ways in which toxic masculinity can harm young men and perpetuate harmful stereotypes. The novel is a call to action for all young people to reject harmful societal norms and embrace individuality and self-expression.
The launch of Frats comes at an important time in our cultural conversation about gender and masculinity and is a timely exploration of the pressures that young men face in a society that often rewards aggression and conformity.
Fans of Dee Snider’s music and writing will not want to miss this powerful and thought-provoking novel. Frats is a must-read for anyone interested in exploring the complexities of gender and identity in the modern world. With its honest and unflinching portrayal of the harrows faced by young men in high school, Frats is sure to become a classic of contemporary literature.
Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame is located at:
97 Main Street, Stony Brook, NY
LIMEHOF Hours and ticket details:
The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame is open Wednesdays-Sundays from 12 noon through 5pm. Admission prices are: Adult $22.50, Seniors (65+) and Veterans $20.00, Students (w/ID) $15.00. Children under 12 are free. Tickets and now gift cards can be purchased online at the LIMEHOF.org website and at the door.
The first exhibit features replicas of clubs, with videos of artists performing, ads, posters, instruments, and an exact replica of a typical 1970’s stage, with vintage equipment and sound system. There is also a permanent “Hall of Fame” with plaques and exhibits recognizing over 120 inductees, as well as areas for a library, classrooms for educational programs and master classes, a surround -sound theater and a gift shop with music and entertainment themed memorabilia.
There are a wide range of compelling visual elements and rare artifacts on display throughout the building. Inducted artists who have donated their memorabilia include Billy Joel, Joan Jett, Debbie Gibson, Blue Öyster Cult, Twisted Sister, and families and estates of Harry Chapin, Guy Lombardo, John Coltrane, and so many more. Donations include various musical instruments, performance outfits, rare posters and photos, handwritten lyrics, and much more.
Founded in 2004, the Long Island Music Hall of Fame is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the idea that Long Island’s musical and entertainment heritage is an important resource to be celebrated and preserved for future generations. The organization, which encompasses New York State’s Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and Kings (Brooklyn) Counties, was created as a place of community that inspires and explores Long Island music and entertainment in all its forms. In 2022, LIMEHOF opened its first Hall of Fame building location in Stony Brook Village. To date, the organization has inducted more than 120 musicians and music industry executives, and also offers education programs and scholarships, and awards to Long Island students and educators.
For more information about the Hall of Fame please visit https://www.limusichalloffame.org/museum/