By Peter Criss
Founding drummer Peter “Catman” Criss’s New York occasions bestselling memoir, “the best—and such a lot honest—account of KISS craziness throughout the band’s heyday within the Seventies” (Publishers Weekly), now in paperback—“KISS enthusiasts will love each be aware” (Rolling Stone).
Legendary founding KISS drummer Peter “Catman” Criss has lived a major lifestyles in track, from the streets of Brooklyn to the social golf equipment of latest York urban to the final word heights of rock ’n’ roll luck and extra. KISS shaped in 1973 and broke new floor with their complicated make-up, dwell theatrics, and robust sound. The band emerged as probably the most iconic challenging rock acts in song background. Peter used to be the heart beat of the gang. From an increased perch on his pyrotechnic drum riser, he had a different vantage aspect at the maximum rock express of all time, with the KISS military in retrospect at him evening after night.
Peter Criscuola had come far from the selfmade drum set he pounded on nonstop as a child starting to be up in Brooklyn. He persisted lean years, road violence, and the roller-coaster tune scene of the sixties, yet he regularly knew he’d make it. Now Peter tells of his eye-opening trip from the pledge to his ma that he’d in the future play Madison sq. backyard to doing simply that. He additionally confronted the perils of stardom and his personal mortality, together with drug abuse, remedy in 1982, close to suicides, damaged marriages, and a hard-won conflict with breast melanoma. Makeup to Breakup is the heartfelt account of 1 of music’s so much iconic figures, and the significance of religion and kinfolk. Rock ’n’ roll has been chronicled time and again, yet by no means rather like this. “A must-read for all previous and current KISS enthusiasts and enthusiasts of no-holds-barred rock ’n’ roll tell-alls.”
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