'Celebrity Apprentice' Star Dee Snider's Mariachi Hornitos Hunt, details
By April MacIntyre Mar 1, 2012, 21:58 GMT
Dee Snider - Celebrity Apprentice star and rocker Dee Snider of Twisted Sister, will be turning his band mariachi in time for Cinco de Mayo. © Wild1 / PR Photos
Celebrity Apprentice star and rocker Dee Snider of Twisted Sister will be turning his band mariachi in time for Cinco de Mayo.
Twisted Sister announced today they have partnered with Hornitos Premium Tequila to kick off their 2nd Annual Mariachi Mash Up where the legendary band will be re-recording their hit “We’re Not Gonna Take It” – mariachi style.
The 2nd Annual Mariachi Mash Up follows the success of last year’s inaugural Mash Up featuring the classic rock band Cheap Trick.
To celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2011, Hornitos Tequila partnered with Cheap Trick to remix their anthem “Surrender” in the style of mariachi to the delight of music lovers everywhere.
In the video below, the band reveals that one lucky fan will have the chance to win an appearance in the music video that they’re making for the remix - which will debut on May 5th.
Link to enter: www.facebook.com/hornitostequila
Hornitos is also giving tequila fans the opportunity to enter into a sweepstakes for a chance to win a role in this year’s mariachi mash up video, starring legendary rock band Twisted Sister, who have proven that even after all these years they can still get down with the best of them. The band released a video to announce the sweepstakes and partnership via the Hornitos Facebook page and YouTube channel.
The sweepstakes runs from March 1 until March 31, 2012, and the winner will be announced on or around April 2, 2012. The lucky guy or gal and a guest will win a trip to New York for the once in a lifetime opportunity to rock out with Twisted Sister as Dee Snider and the boys mash up “We’re Not Gonna Take It” with guitarróns, maracas and mariachis.
“There’s no better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo - tequila’s biggest holiday - than with a mash up of an iconic party anthem mariachi-style,” said Amy Weisenbach, Senior Director of Tequilas at Beam Inc. “’We’re Not Gonna Take It’ is a legendary song that has kept the party going for years. Hornitos is all about creating unique experiences and unexpected adventures, and we’re excited to offer our fans the chance to grab their maracas and get down with Twisted Sister.”
“Twisted Sister is ready to rock and go Horns Up with Hornitos Tequila! We can’t wait to take one of our biggest hits and give it a little Mariachi flavor to create this year’s Cinco de Mayo anthem- you’re definitely going to keep it on repeat all night,” said Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider.
For details on how to enter and contest rules, visit www.facebook.com/hornitostequila. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Must be 21+ to enter. Void in California and where prohibited.
Sweepstakes begins 3/1/12 and ends 3/31/12.
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