Would you like to have your mind blown? Let Jay Jay French, the guitarist for Twisted Sister, tell you about their 41-year plot for riches and domination:
A well-run company should be an iceberg. The product you sell is the tip. But underneath the surface lies your expertise. We’re great performers. “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock” were so iconic they were almost equivalent to “We Will Rock You” or “We are the Champions” by Queen. So we started to license them. Now we’ve done hundreds and hundreds of commercials.
Mmm hmm. And:
In the back of our minds, we wanted to become famous. When we saw the coming of the Judas Priest, AC/DC trend, we loved it. We adapted to that and kept on firing band members for drug and alcohol abuse…. The bottom line is we kept firing members who got in the way of the goal. I managed the band, and we were turned down more times than a bedsheet in a whorehouse once we started to pursue a record deal.
(Also you should read his Wikipedia page? It's nuts!)