Merry Christmas 2016

Enjoy the holidays with your family and friends. A safe and Merry Christmas to all.

God Bless,

Peter Criss

Happy Birthday, Peter Criss!
December 20, 2016

Happy birthday, Peter! Each year you cease to amaze me as you persevere in your genuine way to help others.  I'm so proud of you for having the courage and integrity to do the right thing.  Many men can learn from you.  I know now why they call you a superhero and so many have been inspired by you.

With all my love and respect,


On behalf of all the fans around the world we would like to wish a very happy birthday to the one and only Catman, Peter Criss!

Happy Birthday, Peter!

Ralph Asbury and everyone at

Kiss Army, We Have Lost a Soldier

I am very deeply saddened by the loss of John Morris, a Kiss fan through and through.  He was an absolute pleasure to be around and his love and respect for me was overwhelming.  He loved Kiss and we loved him.  It is a great loss for his family, friends, and the Kiss Army. We will miss you and we thank you for the love and respect you gave all of us.

God bless, Peter Criss

Please Help John's Family by Making a Donation - Click Here

Click Here as We Remember John Morris

Happy Thanksgiving 2016!

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!  Enjoy your friends, family, and loved ones!
A very special THANK YOU! to all the brave men and women who serve in the armed forces!
We love you!

God bless,

Peter Criss

Eric Carr - Always Remembered
November 24, 2016

Today we celebrate the life of the great Eric Carr.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. We all remember Eric as a great man, friend, and musician.  Eric will always be remembered and will always be in our hearts.

God bless,

Peter Criss

Happy Veterans Day

Thank you to the brave men and women who have served our country so that we can enjoy our freedoms.  Your service and sacrifice is forever appreciated and your courage will never be forgotten. We love you!

God bless,

Peter Criss

Happy Birthday Gigi Criss!
Nov. 9, 2016

Gigi and I have been together for a long time, through many ups and downs.  She would say that's life.  She looks at life as a gift every day.  We  both love Jesus.  She is a giver, not a taker if you really know her.  Many of you fans have met her over the years and know how giving she is.  I am so blessed to have her as my wife.  She gives me hope.  She has always stood strong for me.  She is the love of my life.  Happy Birthday.

Forever and always,


Happy Birthday, Gigi.  Have a wonderful day!
Love from everyone at

Happy 13th Anniversary!
October 18th, 2016

Happy Anniversary to our webmaster, Ralph Asbury and his lovely wife, Bridget!  We love you and wish you many years of happiness together!

God bless,

Peter and Gigi Criss

Trunk Nation on SiriusXM

Check out Eddie Trunk's brand new show on SiriusXM, Trunk Nation!  The show kicks off this Monday, October 17th, 2016 at 2pm EST on channel 106. The show will run Monday-Friday from 2-4pm EST.

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OFFICIAL Petition to induct KISS Manager
into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The petition to induct Bill Aucoin into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is now live. Our goal is to reach 10,000 signatures. Let the board of this institution know that Mr. Aucoin had a hand in shaping the history of the music you love by adding your name to list of rock fans around the globe.

Click Here to Sign the Petition

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, please stop by the Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care website and make a donation to help families who are fighting cancer.

Click Here to Make a Donation

Never Forget 9/11

We will never forget the ones we lost on 9/11 as well as their families and friends.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

God Bless,
The Catman

Happy Labor Day 2016!

I hope everyone has a happy and safe Labor Day this year.  Enjoy!

God Bless,

Peter Criss

Happy Independence Day!

Have a happy and safe Independence Day with your friends and family!  Please keep the brave men and women of our armed forces in your thoughts as they have given everything so we can live our lives in freedom.

God bless,

Peter Criss

Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there!

God bless,

Peter Criss

Thoughts and Prayers to Orlando

My prayers and sympathy go out to the victims and families of the senseless heinous crime against humanity.  

God bless,

Peter Criss

Happy Birthday Ralph Asbury!
May 31, 2016

Happy Birthday to our webmaster, Ralph Asbury!
We appreciate all your help and we are happy to have you as part of our family! 

We love you!

Peter & Gigi Criss

Memorial Day Weekend 2016

Have a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend as we remember the great servicemen and women who gave their lives for us.

God Bless,

Peter Criss

KISStorian's Ten Best
Peter Criss Drum Tracks

Check out this great article on The Catman from 2013 over at the KISStorian blog website!

Read the Full Article Here

Thank You Texas Frightmare Weekend!

I want to thank Texas Frightmare Weekend for having me out in Dallas for their show. Loyd and Sue put on a spectacular event for us.    The staff was amazing. We couldnt have done it without you. Thank you Randy, Toni, Dee, Mike, Enrique, Danny and Ralph for all your help.  To all my loving, loyal, incredible fans who came to see me, thank you for the outpouring of love, support, and patience.  -I love you. God bless, "The Catman" Peter Criss

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Happy Anniversary Peter & Gigi!

May 3rd, 2016 marks the 18th Wedding Anniversary of Peter and Gigi Criss!
We at wish you many more years of happiness together!

Remo Belli

I was honored to know such a wonderful man and am thankful  for the 40 plus years I have been with Remo company.  They have always been so good to me.  The drum world feels the loss.

God bless,

Peter Criss

Click Here for a Special In Memory Message from Remo


Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and fans of Prince.
He was an iconic musician and performer who will be sorely missed.

God bless,

Peter & Gigi Criss

10th Annual Beauty Ball
April 16th, 2016

The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care is proud to announce our 10th annual Beauty Ball on Saturday, April 16th, 2016. Please join us at 6:30 pm at The Robert J. Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College.  Guests from all over the Tri-State Area come to the Beauty Ball each year to enjoy a very special evening, and help support the Beauty Foundation’s mission to ease the financial strains associated with battling cancer, and to allow patients and their families to focus on the most important thing; beating the disease.

Click Here for Details and Donation Information

Happy Easter

Wishing you a happy and safe Easter Sunday.

God Bless,

Peter Criss

George Martin

Our love and respect to one of the greatest producers of Rock n' Roll.
Sending love and prayers to his family, friends, and fans.
Thank you for all the music.

God bless,

Peter & Gigi Criss

Happy Valentine's Day!

I hope you all have a wonderful day with your sweetheart!

God bless,

Peter Criss

Peter Criss to Appear at
Texas Frightmare Weekend

Founding KISS drummer, Peter Criss, will be appearing at the 11th Annual Texas Frightmare Weekend, April 29 - May 1, 2016.  The event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel located at the Dallas/Forth Worth Airport.  Come out and meet the one and only Catman in person!

Visit Our Appearances Page for Details

Beth Featured in 101 Greatest
American Rock Songs Magazine

Beth, written by Peter Criss, is featured in the special article titled Big Hit B-Sides in the current issue of 101 Greatest American Rock Songs and The Stories Behind them.  Originally the B-Side to the single Detroit Rock City, Beth went on to become the most successful hit single for the iconic supergroup, KISS.

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Autographed 1979 Peter Criss Photo
Up for Charity Auction

Famed rock photographer Mark Weiss and founding KISS drummer Peter Criss have donated an autographed photo of Peter Criss in action in 1979 taken by Weiss to be auctioned off to support the Light of Day Foundation for Parkinson's research.  Click the link below for details on the photo and how to place your bid!

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Glenn Frey

We lost one more iconic rock star and musical legend.  I love his music.  I am a big Eagles fan.  His music got me through many journeys of my life.  Whether the songs were up or down beat, the feelings were undeniably there.  Glenn Frey was top shelf. We lost another great artist.

God bless, see you up there,

Peter Criss

David Bowie

In the 70s when we were putting KISS together, I heard David's music and loved it.  The word on the street was that he was the new Messiah of Rock n' Roll.  The King of Glam, Ziggy Startdust, David Bowie.  He was performing at Radio City Music Hall.  It was an epiphany to me.  The hall went dark and down he came in a glowing ball from the top of the theater and hundreds of stars twirled around and around the theater. He had orange hair, a lightning bolt across his face, spandex, and platform boots.  I was addicted.  His musical influence to the world and his image inspired so many bands, including ours.  I love the man and his music. The song Fame, the words are forever.  We have lost on this earth one of the great musical geniuses.  See you in heaven, David.

Love and thank you,

Peter Criss

Our love and prayers go out to your family, friends, and fans around the world.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to everyone!
I wish you a joyous and safe 2016!

God Bless,

Peter Criss

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