Drummer Ritchie Teeter, who played in the Dictators and Twisted Sister, died on April 10, 2012 at the age of 61.

Teeter joined the legendary punk band the Dictators in 1976 and appeared on their albums 'Manifest Destiny' (1977) and 'Bloodbrothers' (1978) before leaving the group in 1979.

Teeter was also briefly a member of Twisted Sister for a few months in late 1980 and early 1981, but never appeared on a studio album with the band.