Related Information for Peter Criss Peter Criss (born Peter Criscuola on December 20, 1945) is an American rock musician. He was one of four founding members of seminal hard rock group Kiss. Nicknamed the 'Cat Man', he was the drummer and co-singer of the band, known as the mellow side of KISS singing hits such as "Beth" and "Hard Luck Woman". Yet he also brought the fire into songs such as "Black Diamond" and "Nothin' to Lose."Peter's first solo album came out in.. read more