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Twisted Sister

Formed: Dec, 1972 in Long Island City, NY
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Disbanded: 1987
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Joe Franco, Jay Jay French, Mark Mendoza, Eddie Ojeda, A.J. Pero, Tony Petri, Dee Snider
Biography: A product of New York City's early-'70s glam rock scene, Twisted Sister were eager students of the New York Dolls, with the theatrics of Kiss and the shock rock of Alice Cooper thrown in for good measure. While providing an excellent role model from an artistic standpoint, the Dolls' disappointing record ...Read full biography
Stay Hungry
Released: 1984
Label: Atlantic Records
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After nearly a decade trying to make it to "The Show," Twisted Sister were finally up to bat. Their first album was a wild swing, their second had flown just barely foul, but with their third -- the unstoppable ...Read full review
Under the Blade
Released: 1982
Label: Spitfire Records
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Although Twisted Sister had been slugging it out on the New York-area bar/club scene for nearly a decade by the early '80s (developing a large following in the process), no major record label would sign ...Read full review