Twisted Sister – Stay Hungry LP 1984. Check the exclusive video showing this LP for sale. “I Wanna Rock” + “We’re Not Gonna Take It”


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Twisted Sister – Stay Hungry
Label: Atlantic – 780 156-1
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Europe
Released: 1984
Style: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Glam
A1 Stay Hungry
Soloist – Jay Jay*
A2 We’re Not Gonna Take It
Soloist – Eddie*
A3 Burn In Hell
Soloist [Left Speaker] – Eddie*
Soloist [Right Speaker] – Jay Jay*
Horror-Teria (The Beginning) 7:45
A4a Captain Howdy
Concept By – D. Snider*
Soloist – Eddie*
A4b Street Justice
Concept By – D. Snider*
Soloist – Jay Jay*
B1 I Wanna Rock
Soloist – Eddie*
B2 The Price
Soloist – Eddie*
B3 Don’t Let Me Down
Soloist [Left Speaker] – Eddie*
Soloist [Right Speaker] – Jay Jay*
B4 The Beast
Soloist – Eddie*
B5 S.M.F.
Soloist – Jay Jay*

Record Company – Atlantic Recording Corporation
Copyright © – Atlantic Recording Corporation
Phonographic Copyright ℗ – WEA International Inc.

Bass, Backing Vocals – Mark “The Animal” Mendoza*
Drums, Backing Vocals – A.J. Pero*
Guitar, Backing Vocals – Eddie “Fingers” Ojeda*, Jay Jay French
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Design Concept, Design [T.s. Bone Logo Conceived And Designed By] – Dee Snider

Lyrics By, Music By – D. Snider*

Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf.
Made in Germany by WEA Musik GmbH.

all lyrics ℗1984 Snidest Music Co. ASCAP

Track A1 is dedicated to Arnold Schwartzenegger.
Tracks A4a and A4b are dedicated to Stephen King “Thanks for the inspiration”.

Copyrights on sleeve:
℗1984 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.
©1984 Atlantic Recording.

Copyrights on disc:
℗ + © 1984 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.
Barcode (Text): 0 7567-80156-1

Stay Hungry is the third studio album by American heavy metal band Twisted Sister, released on May 10, 1984, by Atlantic Records. The album contains the band’s two signature songs: “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock”, both of which remain a staple of ’80s glam metal and rock. According to RIAA certification, Stay Hungry is the band’s most successful release by far and their only platinum album. Eventually, the album achieved multi-platinum status in U.S. with sales of more than 3,000,000 certified copies by 1995.

During recording, producer Tom Werman brought some songs by NWOBHM band Saxon for the band to listen to, this led to a conflict with Dee Snider who understood it as Werman wanting the band to replace some of his songs with Saxon covers. Guitarist Jay Jay French also claims the band lost two songs that they wanted on the album due to Werman’s influence

Twisted Sister performed the song “Burn in Hell” during a cameo appearance in the 1985 film Pee-wee’s Big Adventure. The song “Burn in Hell” was covered by black metal band Dimmu Borgir on Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia. “We’re Not Gonna Take It” was also covered by Bif Naked on the Ready to Rumble soundtrack. The two songs that comprise the Horror-Teria segment became the basis of Twisted Sister lead singer Dee Snider’s 1998 film Strangeland, in which Captain Howdy was played by Snider himself. The “Captain Howdy” segment of the “Horror-Teria” suite would later be covered by the death metal group Broken Hope on their album Repulsive Conception and in 1999 by the Swedish heavy metal band Morgana Lefay on their Symphony of the Damned, Re-symphonised album.

Metal Rules ranked the album #5 on their list of the Top 50 Glam Metal Albums. Loudwire ranked the album at number 6 on their list of the Top 30 Hair Metal Albums. Rolling Stone listed the album at No. 76 on its list of the 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time.

Charts Chart (1984-1985) Peak position
Australian Albums (Kent Music Report) 21
Canada Top Albums/CDs (RPM) 6
Finnish Albums (The Official Finnish Charts) 10
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) 48
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ) 10
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista) 11
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan) 3
UK Albums (OCC) 34
US Billboard 200 15

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA) Platinum 70,000^
Canada (Music Canada) 5× Platinum 500,000^
Mexico (AMPROFON) Gold 100,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ) Platinum 15,000^
Norway (IFPI Norway) Silver 25,000
Sweden (GLF) Platinum 100,000^
United States (RIAA) 3× Platinum 3,000,000^
^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.