Favourite KISS drummer

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Favourite KISS drummer

Peter Criss
8
35%
Eric Carr
11
48%
Eric Singer
4
17%
 
Total votes: 23

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Favourite KISS drummer

Postby Old Jim » Thu Jul 28, 2005 6:34 pm

Let's decide once and for all who was the greatest KISS drummer!
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Postby Redneck.com » Thu Jul 28, 2005 7:03 pm

You dont need a poll for that..... :?
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Postby kevunmasked » Thu Jul 28, 2005 7:33 pm

For me, It's Eric Carr >>insert FOX emoticon here<< ;)

I've much respect obviously to Peter, and to 'Siamese' Singer, but when I became a KISS fan in 1980, Eric was the drummer, and my connection with KISS began there..PLUS he was amazing behind that kit!

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Postby acesmiddlefinger » Thu Jul 28, 2005 8:09 pm

Good topic Old Jim but i honestly think this is an unanswerable question!!!!!!It all depends on which drummer was in the band when you first attached yourself to KISS.Instead of deciding who is KISS,s greatest drummer we should celebrate the fact that KISS have had thtee incredible skinsmen.Heres my version of events........

Peter Criss.....Back in the 70s he was just fantastic,wonderful rythmn and just by listening his jazz influence shines through.His performance on Alive is still to this day the greatest KISS drumming performance on vinyl.When he returned for Reunion,no one should have expected him to be at the same level but he performed admirably.Very under-rated and these days is bad mouthed by certain sections of the KISS army who i think show him a lack of respect that he doesnt deserve!!!
Eric Carr.......When KISS hit this country in 1980 very few knew of Erics drumming ability but when they left these shores he had left his mark.An absolute powerhouse behind the drums and provided KISS with a real shot in the arm.Made some absolute classic drum sounds on many KISS albums but his Creatures performance was his best in my opinion.Always thought it was a shame that he didnt get to make a ALIVE perfomance on a KISS live album.When not behind his kit ,a fantastic person,he is sadly missed.
Eric Singer.......Eric has a little of Peter and Eric in him.Both stylish and powerful he has no problem on playing any KISS song.He really deserves to be treated better by Gene and Paul because he is simply too good to be classed as a hired gun.Some great performances by him over the years,Revenge and COS are what Eric is all about........
There you have it,my opinion and ive got to say if im wrong,so be it!!!!! However i cant decide which drummer is best,it simply comes down to what mood im in!!!!!!

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Postby starchildmark » Thu Jul 28, 2005 8:49 pm

This is no contest ERIC CARR rocks.

i miss him so much

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Postby fox~fan » Thu Jul 28, 2005 10:29 pm

I hear ya, he well and truly rocked !!

- do i need to say it ???

(ok Eric Carr) 8)

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Postby taz » Fri Jul 29, 2005 9:31 pm

Ok this is a harder question than you think!!!!!! Why well Peter was the original drummer and his style helped bring us the KISS sound.Both Eric's brought their own style to KISS and are both great Drummers and made KISS sound heavier but if we get technical Peter is no where near either of them.For me i wish the FOX was still with us he loved being in KISS and we might have had a small hope of new material................ERIC CARR R.I.P..................

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Postby ACE_IS_GOD » Tue Aug 16, 2005 7:43 pm

Eric Carr, easly beat peter criss is loudness, and heavy rock, and all that other meatl type rock and roll, but he can't be my fav. because, without peter, we wouldnt even noe of Eric Carr, the kiss drummer, or Eric Singer for that matter, so Peter gets my vote, but his solo album brings him down like 3 notches. but ya if there was no Peter than there was no Eric, or Eric. he he 2 Erics.

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Postby Miss_Kiss » Tue Aug 16, 2005 8:23 pm

i think all three are great drummers.

Eric carr was great, a really heavy sound, his drum solos are so amazing its like a machine gun goin off, he had so much talent and he was a great person and was important to kisstory as any drummer thats been in the band.

Eric singer, he's a beast on the drums, also really heavy, his work on revenge and COS is great.

Overall i would have to go with peter criss, he had a very tribal style of drumming that was very creative, some of his drum fills are amazing, and was an original member , i think he's a very underrated drummer and doesnt get the recognision he deserves.
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Postby roer » Thu Aug 03, 2006 1:42 pm

I love Eric Carr ... but Eric Singer is the only one to me 8)

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Postby Spaceace2001 » Thu Aug 03, 2006 2:42 pm

Peter Criss's Jazz influence was a huge factor in defining KISS's sound in the 70's and around Cobo Hall 76/Alive! Criss was phenominal.


Eric Carr was the right drummer for the 80's and helped KISS with a much heavier metal style and, of course will always have a special place in KISS fans hearts.

Eric Singer can reproduce anything his predecessors played but for me Criss (at his peak) is still the ultimate.
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Postby Father Jack » Thu Aug 03, 2006 3:07 pm

As much as I loved Eric Carr & his definitive powerful style, for me its Eric Singer. KISS have been lucky that each new drummer has been a progression of sorts on the previous. Though I doubt many would agree with me.
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Postby chikara » Thu Aug 03, 2006 7:23 pm

Very hard question. They all have their own style and in their own way, have contributed greatly to KISS.

I have to sit on the fence on this one...

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Postby acesmiddlefinger » Thu Aug 03, 2006 7:26 pm

chikara wrote:Very hard question. They all have their own style and in their own way, have contributed greatly to KISS.

I have to sit on the fence on this one...


With your weight make sure it dont break!!!! ;) :)

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Postby chikara » Thu Aug 03, 2006 7:32 pm

acesmiddlefinger wrote:
chikara wrote:Very hard question. They all have their own style and in their own way, have contributed greatly to KISS.

I have to sit on the fence on this one...


With your weight make sure it dont break!!!! ;) :)


You be nice now... :lol:

I'm weighing in at a whopping 71 kgs these days... ;)


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