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Criss, Peter

Born: 1947 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Musicians

1945 – He was born on the 20th day of December this year.


1973 – He joined the pre-Kiss group Wicked Lester.


1976 – He is given co-writer credit for the ballad "Beth," which was a Top 10 hit for Kiss.


1970 – He became increasingly frustrated with his role in the group.


1980 – He left Kiss in May this year to begin a solo career.


1995 – He performed with Kiss during their appearance on MTV Unplugged.


2001 – He remained a member of Kiss until this year,when he left over a contract dispute.


2002 – He rejoined the band in 2002, but departed again in March 2004 when Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons opted not to renew his contract.


2006 – His most recent public appearance was a short interview on VH-1’s Rock Honors special in which he talks about the role he had in Kiss and that band’s longevity.