'Fucking' Sister are about freedom. Dee
'Fucking' Snider's sole purpose in
strutting about a stage caked in garish
make up, larger than life, if not simply
gross, is a demonstration of the
individual's ability to overcome
seemingly insurmountable odds and achieve
the desired goal.
just headbangers who got lucky,"
yells Snider, in respect of the gulf
between Twisted Sister and a legion of
other HM-ists, present and past, who
might claim a more divine right to be on
stage and famous.
Sister may be sick muthafuckers but
they're ordinary sick
muthafuckers. At their best they boil
down their message into ear crackers like
I Wanna Rock and We're
Not Gonna Take It songs
where the title explains all and the
content, save the choruses, is instantly
and they know that their shout of
individualism is simplistic and full of
contradictions (if only because it's
delivered to one of rock's most
conformist audiences), but this is hardly
the point. Their field is narrow but they
plough it with passion and vigour. They are
massively laughable but it's painfully
hard not to laugh with rather than at
Snider himself might comment "Fuck
you and fuck him and fuck her and fuck
them and fuck everybody ... I WANNA
his point. So give him space and er ...
play it loud, mother.