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Founding member Peter Criss of rock super group KISS will attend Texas Frightmare Weekend this April 29-May 1, 2016 to meet and greet fans in a rare appearance.

In addition to playing drums in the band, Peter also provided lead vocals for a number KISS’ most popular and memorable songs including Beth, Black Diamond, and Hard Luck Woman. Peter’s Catman persona is an instantly recognizable icon in pop culture.

“After hosting an appearance by Ace Frehley at our 2014 event we’ve been flooded with requests to bring in Peter Criss,” says Texas Frightmare Weekend founder Loyd Cryer. “Our event has always been about fulfilling fans’ requests and we are honored that Peter has agreed to attend.”

Peter Criss will attend the event on all three days giving his fans plenty of opportunities for autographs, photos and meet and greets.

Tickets for the event are available for purchase now at

Peter Criss joins many other icons including Robert Englund (Freddy Kruger – “A Nightmare on Elm Street”), George A. Romero (director, “Dawn of the Dead”), James Remar (“Dexter,” “The Warriors”), John Carroll Lynch (“American Horror Story,” “The Walking Dead”), Matthew Lillard (“Scream,” “Scooby Doo”), Lance Henriksen (“Aliens”) and many, many more.

Texas Frightmare Weekend is presented in association with FANGORIA Magazine. 2016 marks the event’s now entry into it’s second decade as the Southwest’s Premier Horror Convention and Film Festival. The annual event hosts celebrity appearances, autograph signings, screenings, exclusive parties and horror memorabilia vendors from all over the country. TFW was the recipient of’s prestigious “Horror Convention of the Year” award.

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