Video: Original KISS Drummer PETER CRISS Gets Behind The Kit At New York City's 'DW Day 2015'October 4, 2015
On October 3, original KISS drummer Peter Criss got behind the kit during his appearance at "DW Day" at Guitar Center's Union Square location in New York City. Check out video footage and photos of the event below.
Criss first left KISS in 1980. Since then he's worked with other bands and released solo albums. He teamed up with KISS again for a few gigs in the 1990s and most recently in 2004. He was replaced by Eric Singer.
Criss, who was known as "Catman," released his last solo CD, titled "One for All", in 2007. Peter produced the album himself for the first time, and was joined by guest musicians that included keyboardist Paul Shaffer and bassist Will Lee of "Late Night with David Letterman". The album featured a range of styles, from rock and jazz to blues and Broadway, and included covers of "What a Difference a Day Makes" and "Send in the Clowns".
The four original members of KISS were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in April 2014 by RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello.
KISS did not perform — the Hall Of Fame wanted the original quartet only to play, while Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley insisted on the current lineup — which also includes guitarist Tommy Thayer — performing as well. In the end nobody won that battle.
PETER CRISS ON THE DRUMS!!
Posted by KrisslovesKiss Knorr on Saturday, October 3, 2015
Always a pleasure to see my friend.....Peter Criss! pic.twitter.com/oQZbw9mV6R
— Ray Ricafort (@RRicafort71) October 4, 2015
@guitarcenter NYC, Billy Ward, Roger Earl, DW's John Good, Modern Drummer's Billy Amendola and Peter Criss. pic.twitter.com/cZ6ygp9sWk
— Modern Drummer (@ModernDrummer) October 4, 2015
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