Mark "The Animal" Mendoza


Twisted Sister

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Mark "The Animal" Mendoza is the bassist of the iconic heavy metal band, Twisted Sister. Mark joined the band on October 31, 1978, after leaving The Dictators. He's played bass guitar on all of Twisted Sister's major label releases. After dominating early MTV with albums like Under the Blade and Stay Hungry, the band took an extended hiatus in the early 1990s. During that time Mark joined a southern rock outfit know as Blackfoot. Twisted Sister has since returned to worldwide touring, not to mention releasing a Christmas album.