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Eric Carr

Paul Charles Caravello, also known as Eric Carr (July 12, 1950 – November 24, 1991), was an American musician, best known as drummer for the rock band Kiss.

One of his first bands was Salt and Pepper were playing covers of various artists, they had a relatively successful in the '70s playing in small clubs. The band continued playing for nine years. Salt & Pepper became the opening act for artists such as Stevie Wonder and Nina Simone. The group's name changed in 1973 moving to call Creation.

Eric Carr became famous in 1981 to replace Peter Criss on drums at the hard rock band Kiss. Carr brought a heavy metal style the band and gave him an air of renewal something needed at that time to band Kiss. The band recorded their first album in 1981 with Eric Carr, Music from "The Elder" was released in November 16, 1981., co-wrote some songs with Ace Frehley Escape from the Island, and Gene Simmons Under the Rose. In 1982, with Eric Carr on drums Kiss released their third album Creatures of the Night, with a more aggressive style, they made one of the best albums of Kiss. and the hits Creatures of the Night and I Love It Loud, Eric Carr with a very good job on drums. In 1983 she released another album Heavy Metal style, with the news that came out without their faces painted on the disk Lick It Up, Carr wrote All Hell's Breakin 'Loose one of the hits disc. In 1984 to continue hits the band Kiss with Eric Carr on drums, the album is released Animalize, with the incorporation of Mark St. John on guitar. In 1989 Carr recorded his last album as the drummer for Kiss the album titled Hot in the Shade, one of the best albums of the band, with hits like Hide Your Heart and the ballad Forever, co-written between Paul Stanley and Michael Bolton.

The last public appearance was with Kiss was at the MTV Video Music Awards in September 1991. Carr died of heart cancer on November 24, 1991, at age 41.

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Comment by Karen Hamilton on July 12, 2012 at 11:05pm

Comment by Karen Hamilton on July 12, 2012 at 10:53pm

I am really good friends with someone that was a good friend of Eric's..In fact he just came out with a cd and and credited Eric Carr...just sharing a lil something

 

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