C.C. Banana: Twisted Sister played what they claimed to be their "final area appearance" in Montclair, NJ on August 21, 2005. Then on November 26, 2005 they played another "final area appearance" in nearby Poughkeepsie, NY. And on December 16, 2005 they played yet another "final area appearance" at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ. Plus, the Twisted Sister website lists a bunch of dates for 2006. Not that we're trying to get rid of you or anything, but exactly how many more "final area appearances" does the band plan on making?
Eddie Ojeda: Well, according to The Who you can keep doing that forever! In our case, Dee said that the Montclair gig would be the final New Jersey appearance for Twisted Sister. He made that announcement during the show itself! I didn't even know, that's how we all found out! We were all onstage looking at each other like, "This is our final New Jersey appearance?" So I asked Dee if this really was our final New Jersey appearance and he said, "It is for me!" So I thought, "Okay, I guess we're not playing Jersey anymore." As for Poughkeepsie, well... that's in New York! Then when we played New Jersey again in December at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, that was actually billed as Bent Brother. We never said that Bent Brother was retiring. Bent Brother can still play anywhere! [see full story for the entire interview]
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