A gun in the mouth its a terrible way to end a life, but a great way to begin a book. Makeup to breakup, by peter criss not the best kiss book ive read, but it sure seems to be the most honest. Peter criss will appear at the changing hands bookstore in tempe, az to sign copies of his autobiography, makeup to breakup, on december 6, 2012. Paul stanley photos paul stanley at the kiss monster book launch at the arts club, mayfair, london, england. First we wanted to have our wedding license signed by peter and he was so thankfull to sign this for us. Peter criss, legendary founding drummer of kiss, will make a rare autographsigning appearance at mad monster party in charlotte, north carolina on march 2224, 20. With peter signing my picture disc i finally have my signed set complete. Lydia criss gave us the best insight into peter criss, the man and musician in her book from 2006 sealed with a kiss and was the most honest and factual account of the band i had ever read. October 31, 2012 interview with peter criss from a great memoir was recently released on the life of former kiss drummer peter criss. Founding kiss drummer peter criss tells story of survival in memoir.
Dylan hayeck plays drums for peter criss at nj kiss expo 982012. Original kiss drummer peter criss schedules booksigning appearances september 26, 2012 0 comments original kiss drummer peter criss will. October 23, 2012 peter criss book signing at nycs barnes and noble today. Cowritten with famed rock author larry ratso sloman, makeup to. Here are some photos of the event courtesy of peter criss. In the midst of his current book tour, we at backstageaxxess were grateful that we were able to sit down and talk to this legendary drummer. George peter john criscuola born december 20, 1945, better known by his stage name peter criss, is a retired american musician and actor, best known as a cofounder, original drummer, and occasional vocalist of the hard rock band kiss. My life in and out of kiss hardcover october 23, 2012. The book will include interviews with bandmates peter criss and. The album was produced by vini poncia, who went on to produce the kiss albums dynasty 1979 and unmasked 1980. Criss will promote the new memoir with a series of newlyannounced book signing events, including one in new york city on the day makeup to breakup is published. My life in and out of kiss hardcover october 23, 2012 by peter criss author. Makeup to breakup is a noholdsbarred version of peter crisss experiences within and without a band. Theyve got a couple of hits, but theyre more, theyre comic book you see them in their spackled faces.
Im out signing books, he says, so im getting a lot of feedback. Scribners press release promises, from sex, drugs, and rock n roll to multiple brushes with death, makeup to breakup will be peter criss unvarnished and eyeopening life story. Original kiss drummer peter criss pays tribute to eric carr. Founding kiss drummer peter criss tells story of survival. Went to the peter criss book sigining in ridgewood, n. Filthy riffs from kiss drummers tellall the catman dishes a heaping, entertaining pile of dirt. Best known to the entire world as the catman, a foudning member and original drummer of the legendary kiss, peter criss has returned with his latest musical project, one for all, a collection showcasing his farranging talent as a skillful singersongwriter and his vast range as a gifted vocalist.
Gene simmons of kiss settles suit alleging sexual battery. Peter criss cofounded kiss in 1973 along with gene simmons, paul stanley. Given that it his various book signing sessions and meeting fans up close is. As a result, kiss postponed the european tour until the end of august, thus giving the band. In an artisan news report, criss talks about the memoir. Kiss bandmates gene simmons and paul stanley to collaborate on memoir.
Peter criss george peter john criscuola born december 20, 1945, better known as peter criss, is an american drummer and singer, best known as the original drummer for the rock band kiss. Arcana ceo sean oreilly 2l with musician gene simmons debut simmons comics anthology with comic book signing at comiccon international 2012 at san diego convention center on. Drum heads will be available at the event at peters table with proceeds going to charity. Later, he recalls partying with john belushi a huge kiss fan and opening in paris for jerry lewis.
Ace frehley book signing no regrets at books a million chicago. Criss established the catman character for his kiss persona. Peter criss is the 1978 debut solo album by peter criss, the drummer of american hard rock band kiss. Tommy thayer,paul stanley, gene simmons and eric singer at the kiss. The drummer, 66 born peter george john criscuola in brooklyn says writing the book was cathartic. Criss plays the sympathy card from the books outset in the. Posted in kiss news peter criss on q104 the morning show. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Peter criss at todays book signing, makeup to breakup. Peter criss postpones tempe signing due to hurricane sandy. We are very happy for big john as he is getting ready to release his book. Peter criss book signing at nycs barnes and noble today.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Peter will not sign copies of nothin to lose or sealed with a kiss. Original kiss drummer peter criss has responded to negative comments about the group by aerosmith frontman steven tyler. Peter criss to promote memoir with book signing events. Founding kiss drummer peter criss closed his lips around a. Peter criss ridgewood booksigning video footage posted. And yet, when the pair asks criss to join the 1996 kiss reunion tour, he leaps for the money. Peter criss musician music database radio swiss pop. Peter criss eigentlich peter george john criscuola, 20. The following day, october 24th, criss took part in a signing session at bookends in ridgewood, nj. Peter signed copies of his book at bookends in ridgewood, nj on october 24, 2012. However, as gene simmons describes first meeting criss in his book kiss and. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images.
Kiss drummer peter criss on leaving the stage, his own way. Peter criss american musician and actor, best known as the cofounder, original drummer of the hard rock band kiss. Of course we had peter signed the album that started it all. Original kiss drummer peter criss to sign autographs at. Kiss is a comicbook rock band, said tyler in a recent interview with 102. Dylan hayeck plays drums for peter criss at nj kiss expo 98 2012. Original kiss drummer peter criss schedules book signing. Got my copy of makeup to breakup in the mail today. Musician peter criss of kiss signs copies of his book. Sein beifahrer, tourmanager fritz postlethwaite, musste mit verbrennungen dritten. The memoir of kiss drummer peter criss is endearingly needy and sleazy. These exclusive excerpts from peter criss autobiography begin with the drummer shoving the barrel of a. Thankfully you get all that and more in makeup to breakup.
Peter criss makeup to breakup bsc expired, music 0 legendary founding kiss drummer peter catman criss has lived an incredible life in music, from the streets of brooklyn to the social clubs of new york city to the ultimate heights of rock n roll success and excess. It was one of four solo albums released by the members of kiss on september 18, 1978. Original kiss drummer peter criss has revealed the cover art for his forthcoming. Founding kiss drummer peter catman criss delivers a riveting a. Peter criss makeup to breakup 0 legendary founding kiss drummer peter catman criss has lived an incredible life in music, from the streets of brooklyn to the social clubs of new york city to the ultimate heights of rock n roll read more. This facebook page is not administered by or associated with peter criss. Excerpt from the peter criss book on beth, destroyer. It documents his whole life, from a little lad banging on his moms pots to a grown man playing venues to millions. Gene simmons clarifies saving peter criss life bravewords. Criss is writing the book with the help of larry ratso sloman. Makeup to breakup is the best kiss book to come from a band member and. I didnt realize peter was doing a booksigning tour and i see hes coming to chicago so im considering going.
Criss spends much of the book casting aspersions on the sexuality of screamingly flamboyant frontman paul. The memoir of kiss drummer peter criss is endearingly. My life in and out of kiss by peter criss 2012, hardcover at the best online prices at ebay. Ace frehley in his 2011 book, no regrets, also stated that criss was fired during a band meeting in. George peter john criscuola born december 20, 1945, better known by his stage name peter. We talked about his unique relationship with his mom. Kiss drummer peter criss absolves himself of all responsibility.824 1550 618 365 650 1050 995 190 1313 1001 331 141 1532 1111 739 637 1412 1514 1376 831 72 126 1612 571 1526 530 817 1668 211 1065 266 271 1235 1052 559 1058 1439 804 648