An adopted son of the Jersey shore is heading into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Peter Criss, the original drummer of the rock group Kiss, lives in Wall Township.
The band was among the Class of 2014 inductees announced Tuesday. Criss says the band always tried to give fans more for their money by adding makeup, costumes, explosives and stage props to the live concert experience.
In his Catman makeup, Criss is best known for singing “Beth,” one of the band’s biggest hit singles. Criss last toured with Kiss in 2003, and has since released a solo album and an autobiography.
He says he hopes to be asked to perform at the induction ceremony with co-founders Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley.