List of Twisted Sister band members

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Twisted Sister
Twisted Sister.jpg
Twisted Sister performing in Manchester in 2006.
(l-r) Jay Jay French, Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda and Dee Snider.
Background information
Also known as Bent Brother, Silverstar
Origin Massapequa, Long Island, New York, United States
Genres Heavy metal,[1] hard rock,[2] shock rock
Years active 1972–1987, 1988, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003–2016
Labels Secret, Atlantic, Spitfire, Razor & Tie
Associated acts Van Helsing's Curse, Widowmaker, Desperado, Magellan, The Plasmatics, Hammerhead, Cities, The Dictators, Motionless In White
Website www.twistedsister.com
Members Jay Jay French
Eddie Ojeda
Dee Snider
Mark Mendoza
Past members Kenny Neill
Mel Anderson
Michael O'Neill
Billy Stiger
Keith Angelino
Frank Karuba
Kevin John Grace
Tony Petri
Ritchie Teeter
Joey Brighton
Walt Woodward III
A. J. Pero
Joey Franco

The following is a list of former Twisted Sister members.

Final lineup[edit]

  • Jay Jay French – rhythm & lead guitars, backing vocals (1972–1987, 1988, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003–2016)
  • Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda – lead & rhythm guitars, backing vocals (1975–1987, 1988, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003–2016)
  • Dee Snider – lead vocals (1976–1987, 1988, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003–2016)
  • Mark "The Animal" Mendoza – bass guitar, backing vocals (1978–1987, 1988, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003–2016; substitute 1978)
Touring member

Former members[edit]

  • Kenny Neill – bass (1973–1978)
  • Mel "Starr" Anderson – drums (1973–1975)
  • Michael "Valentine" O'Neill – lead vocals (1973–1974)
  • Billy Stiger – lead & rhythm guitars (1973–1974; died 2015)[3]
  • Keith "Angel" Angelino – lead & rhythm guitars (1975; died 1986)
  • Frank Karuba – lead vocals (1975)
  • Kevin John Grace – drums (1975–1976)
  • Tony Petri – drums (1976–1980)
  • Ritchie Teeter – drums (1980–1981; died 2012)
  • Joey Brighton – drums (1981–1982; died 2010)
  • Walt Woodward III – drums (1982; died 2010)
  • A. J. Pero – drums, percussion backing vocals (1982–1986, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003–2015; died 2015)
  • Joey "Seven" Franco – drums (1986–1987, 1988)

Lineups[edit]

1972-1973
1973-1974
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Mel Anderson- drums
  • Kenny Neill - bass
  • Michael O'Neill - lead vocals
  • Billy Stiger - lead & rhythm guitars
1974-1975
  • Jay Jay French - lead guitars, lead vocals
  • Mel Anderson - drums
  • Kenny Neill - bass
1975
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Mel Anderson - drums
  • Kenny Neill - bass
  • Keith Angelino - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Frank Karuba - lead vocals
1975
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars, lead vocals
  • Mel Anderson - drums
  • Kenny Neill - bass
  • Keith Angelino - lead & rhythm guitars
1975
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars, lead vocals
  • Mel Anderson - drums
  • Kenny Neill - bass
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars, lead vocals
1975-1976
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars, lead vocals
  • Kenny Neill - bass
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars, lead vocals
  • Kevin John Grace - drums
1976
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Kenny Neill - bass
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Kevin John Grace - drums
  • Dee Snider - lead vocals
1976-1978
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Kenny Neill - bass
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Dee Snider - lead vocals
  • Tony Petri - drums
1978-1980
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Dee Snider - lead vocals
  • Tony Petri - drums
  • Mark Mendoza - bass
1980-1981
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Dee Snider - lead vocals
  • Mark Mendoza - bass
  • Ritchie Teeter - drums
1981-1982
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Dee Snider - lead vocals
  • Mark Mendoza - bass
  • Joey Brighton - drums
1982
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Dee Snider - lead vocals
  • Mark Mendoza - bass
  • Walt Woodward III - drums
1982-1986
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Dee Snider - lead vocals
  • Mark Mendoza - bass
  • A. J. Pero - drums
1986-1989
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Dee Snider - lead vocals
  • Mark Mendoza - bass
  • Joey Franco - drums
1989-2003

Disbanded
(Reunions in 1988, 1997, 2001, and 2002)

2003-2015
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Dee Snider - lead vocals
  • Mark Mendoza - bass
  • A. J. Pero - drums
2015–2016
  • Jay Jay French - rhythm & lead guitars
  • Eddie Ojeda - lead & rhythm guitars
  • Dee Snider - lead vocals
  • Mark Mendoza - bass
With
  • Mike Portnoy - drums

Timeline[edit]

References[edit]