Dee Snider Does Not Think Robert Plant Is Much Of A Frontman

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Over on Twitter, Dee Snider shared that he does not think of Led Zeppelin‘s Robert Plant as much of a frontman.

Prior to Snider making this statement, he wrote a post speaking to the talents of the late Rainbow and Black Sabbath drummer Cozy Powell.

This tweet ends up spiraling into Snider and his followers having a little bit of a back-and-forth debate regarding who is considered a talented frontman. One of Snider’s followers brings up Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant being a great frontman, and Dee has quite the opinion about that.

Per Dee:

“I’m a HUGE Plant fan vocally…but he showed me nothing as a performer. Looked amazing, great hair…stood on stage with one hand raised and sang his ass off. Not a frontman in my opinion. And FYI many great frontmen are not great singers.”

But that is not the only controversial opinion that Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider has to offer.

Upon mentioning the late Ronnie James Dio in that initial tweet about Cozy, a follower of Snider expressed how they believe Ronnie to be the second-best frontman in rock history (just barely behind Freddie Mercury of Queen).

In response to this, Dee makes one hell of a claim, retweeting this response and writing back:

“You are confusing singing with performing. There is a huge difference between a great frontman & a great singer. Ronnie was one of the greatest singers of all time, but as a frontman, he pretty much just stood on stage & sang. Freddie was an amazing singer AND frontman.”

These are both controversial points! What do you make of Dee Snider’s points when it comes to both of these legendary artists? Do you agree or disagree with him?

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