Eric Singer is an American musician and songwriter who is better known as the hard rock and heavy metal drummer of the band Kiss. He also goes by a popular nickname “The Catman” after he outstandingly played the role which was then originally played by Peter Criss. In his list of associated acts, he has worked and performed with several artists including Black Sabbath, , Alice Cooper, , Gary Moore, , The Cult, Seventh Wonder, Gilby Clarke, and Warren DeMartini.

Sun Sign

Taurus

Manager

He is represented by EDM Productions, California, United  States.

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Thick Eyebrows
  • Plump Lips

Eric Singer Facts

  1. He started playing drums at a very young age.
  2. Growing up, he drew inspirations from several bands such as Humble Pie, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, The Beatles, Queen, and drummers like John Bonham, Keith  Moon, Cozy Powell, , Bill Ward, and Buddy Rich.
  3. In December 1991, he officially became the drummer of the band Kiss following the death of the band’s former drummer, Eric Carr. He was hired and debuted with the band for the album Revenge in which he was originally expected to fill in for some tracks while Carr was recuperating from heart cancer.
  4. In 1989, Singer made a cameo appearance in the Wes Craven film Shocker where he played as one of the members of a fictional rock band.
  5. He was featured on Chris Catena’s debut album Freak Out in 2004.
  6. In 2015, he was elected to the jury of watchmaking’s highest awards, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG).
  7. Ever since landing a professional career as a professional drummer, he has used Pearl drums, hardware and pedals, Remo and Terry Bozzio Attack signature drumheads, Zildjian cymbals and drumsticks, and ddrum acoustic drum triggers.
  8. He used to work at King Musical instruments prior to becoming a professional drummer.

Featured Image by Alberto Cabello / / CC BY 2.0

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Facts of Eric Doyle Mensinger

  • Gender Male
  • full nameEric Doyle Mensinger
  • nicknamesCatman
  • birthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States
  • Date of Birth May 12, 1958
  • Age 63 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundJewish-German
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$15 million
  • professionMusician, Songwriter
  • weight74 kg or 163 lbs
  • height5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlue
  • body type / buildAthletic
  • fatherJohnny Mensinger

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