Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Twisted Sister

Twisted Sister

10 articles


Twisted Sister: Under The Blade (Secret) *****

Review by Garry Bushell, Sounds, 11 September 1982

THERE'S A body of opinion that holds that Pete Way couldn't produce a rabbit out of a hat. There's a similar one holding that Twisted ...

Twisted Sister: Local Heroes in Warpaint Make Good

Interview by Toby Goldstein, Creem, March 1984

OUT IN THE endless flatlands of Long Island's Suffolk County, where the traffic-clogged main streets are lined with every necessity for fast-food living and drive-in ...

Heavy Metal Rears Its Ugly Head Again

Review by Deborah Frost, Rolling Stone, 27 September 1984

A new generation of bands is dominating the charts ...

Twisted Sister: Twisted Logic (I'd Say Severely Bent)

Report and Interview by David Gans, Record, December 1984

IT IS A fundamental conceit of Heavy Metal that teenagers are a great oppressed underclass, forced to take out garbage, load dishwashers and do homework ...

Eleganza: David Bowie & Dee Snider: The Bizarre Passions They Can't Control!

Column by John Mendelsohn, Creem, March 1985

A LOT OF you younger readers who think that Boy George didn't invent rock 'n' roll androgyny believe that Prince did, or Michael Jackson, or ...

Twisted Sister: Come Out And Play (Atlantic)

Review by Simon Witter, New Musical Express, 4 January 1986

THE FILM Spinal Tap so brilliantly nailed the HM ritual (as if it wasn't funny enough anyway) that it has been impossible to view purveyors ...

Twisted Sister: Kemper Arena, Kansas City MO

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Kerrang!, 6 March 1986


Twisted Sister: Love Is For Suckers (Atlantic WX 120/CD)**

Review by Paul Elliott, Sounds, 18 July 1987

THEY'VE HAD the best part of two years to think out a new game plan, yet Twisted Sister are still stuck in the Muppet metal ...

Twisted Sister: An Interview with Jay Jay French

Interview by Joe Matera, Australian Musician, 2000

Taking their lead from their glam-rock roots, Twisted Sister went on to become one of the biggest bands of the 80s. In 1984, the band, ...

Let Freedom Sing: Tipper Gore versus Twisted Sister

Retrospective by Jason Cohen, TV Guide, 20 April 2002

TIPPER GORE is showing way too much leg. The future second lady shimmies on both knees across a conference table, chest out, hips on a ...


back to LIBRARY