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Trump gets OK to use Twisted Sister song

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Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider says he gave Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump permission to use the band’s hit “We’re Not Gonna Take It” on the campaign trail. 

“He called and he asked, which I appreciated,” Snider told Canadian Business in a recent interview. “I said, ‘Look, we don’t see eye to eye on everything — there are definitely issues that we’re far apart on.’ But thinking back to when I wrote the song and what the song is about, it’s about rebellion, speaking your mind and fighting the system.” 

{mosads}“If anyone is doing that, he sure is,” Snider added.   

Trump previously clashed with R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe after the musician told him to “go f —” himself after the candidate used the band’s music without permission. Neil Young has also refused to let Trump use his music. 

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