"I thought it would be like 'And finishing the news tonight: Two dogs were found raising bunny rabbits, and Twisted Sister won't let the Braves use their song.' But all of a sudden it was big, serious headlines" 'Gore. Bradley, Twisted Sister All Denounce Rocker.'"
—Ex-Twisted Sister DEE SNIDER, on www.deesnider.com, 1.19.00. After Atlanta pitcher JOHN ROCKER let loose with a heap of racism about New York City in Sports Illustrated—and also said, "Imagine having to take the [No.] 7 train to the ballpark... next to some queer with AIDS"—the band demanded he stop using their "I Wanna Rock" as his anthem.