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Watch Peter Criss Destroy His Drum Kit at Last Original-Lineup Kiss Show
Drummer's first stint ended with a private whimper. He made sure his second departure was loud and public.
10 Years Ago: Kiss Avoid Repeating Past Mistakes on ‘Sonic Boom’
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The Darkness Take Rock ‘n’ Roll to Court on ‘Easter Is Cancelled’
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