Twisted Sister to rock Naples
August 26, 2003
NAPLES, Italy — Break out the garish makeup, hair spray and 1980s concert T-shirt.
Twisted Sister is coming to Naples to rock.
The heavy metal band, famous for hits “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock,” performs at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Noble Roman’s Field at the Gricignano support site.
After the free concert, band members will briefly sign autographs, said Sabrina Pullido, Naples USO operations manager.
The concert, which originally was slated for Vicenza, is sponsored by the United Service Organizations and Armed Forces Entertainment.
Twisted Sister, known for their scary makeup and big hair, sold 10 million records, earning 33 gold and platinum records in the ’80s.
After a 16-year break, the glam rock band reunited in November 2001 for a benefit concert for families of those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. The band raised $100,000 for the New York City Widows and Orphans Fund.
To kick off their 2003 reunion tour, Twisted Sister performed for troops on a USO tour in May in South Korea. They have since performed for more than 200,000 fans around the world, according to a USO news release.
On Sept. 27, the support site will host another concert from Collective Soul.
For more information on Twisted Sister, go to www.twistedsister.com
For more information on the USO, go to www.uso.org