KISS 1983 Original Drum Kit Played LIVE by ERIC CARR

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  • Sold Date: Dec 09, 2007
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1983-84 Original & Vintage KISS Drum Kit Played Onstage by the late Eric Carr
*NO RESERVE* Original Ludwig white drum kit played on the Lick It Up tour (1983-84) and Heaven's On Fire promo video (1984) by the late Eric Carr. Includes two kick drums: 24" x 17" each, Fiverack toms: 6x9", 8x9", 10x9", 12x10" and 13x12". Estimate $2,000-$3,000, for details click
THIS WAS ACQUIRED FROM A LELAND'S KISS AUCTION IN 2001. THIS DRUM SET CAN ALSO BE SEEN ON THE COVER OF THE DVD FOR "TALES OF THE FOX - THE ERIC CARR STORY". THE SET DOES DISPLAY SOME WEAR FROM BEING USED ON THE ROAD BUT IS STILL IN GOOD OVERALL SHAPE - VERY PLAYABLE.

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

Following two albums that alienated many fans with their departure in style (1979's Dynasty and 1980's Unmasked ), and a falling-out with Peter Criss over his substance abuse problems and unreliability, Kiss held open auditions for a new drummer. Criss had not recorded an entire studio album with Kiss since 1977's Love Gun .

At the time of his audition, Paul Caravello was repairing stoves for a living, while playing drums in a variety of bands. He was the last drummer to audition for the band and even asked Paul Stanley , Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley for autographs, beli
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