Longtime Twisted Sister Soundman Charles “Charlie” Barreca Has Died

Dee Snider: “TRUE TWISTED SISTER FANS KNOW that there was a sixth member of our band, our soundman Charlie Barreca. He died last night in a VA hospital with family by his side. We had lost touch with him but reconnected recently, thank God. RIP SIXTH SISTER CHARLIE BARRECA!”

Charlie Barreca ran sound for more than 3,000 Twisted Sister shows between 1975 and 1986. He was credited on the band’s album jackets as Charlie “Sixth Sister” Barreca.