The Criss-Pendridge Alliance
(drums; lead vocals on track 01 and 04; backing vocals)
Stan Penridge (lead vocals on track 02(?), 03(?); guitars)
Mike Hutchens (lead guitar) *
Tony Crow (keyboards) *
Allen Woody (bass) *
John Moss (drums) *
* Mike Hutchens : "Before the Alliance, All four of us were in the Jazz fusion band
'Montage' here" in Nashville, which was formed in 1976.
I did not play on these demo recordings listed above, nor did any
of the other
members of the Alliance to my knowledge. Peter called me during
their recording and
asked me to come up and replace all of the solo's because according
to him 'we can't
find anybody that plays like you can'. Unfortunately at that time I
had just gotten
married and was flat broke and couldn't afford the plane ticket so
I had to let it go.
We did record a 4 song demo here in Nashville with all of us
playing on it. (including
Produced by Stan Penridge.
Recorded late summer / fall 1984.
further details unknown.
'The Criss Penridge Alliance' was a six piece band, formed
During live shows John Moss was the primary drummer, Peter
Criss sang lead and fronted the band. Peter Criss also played
percussion, mostly congas etc.
There was a portion of the show where Peter Criss would play
drums and John Moss would leave the stage.
In 1984 'The Criss Penridge Alliance' toured as a headliner and also shared the
bill with bands including RATT, EDDIE MONEY, The ATLANTA RYTHM
SECTION, GREG ALLMAN BAND and ALCATRAZZ (featuring Yngwie
MIND OVER MATTER is a band that was started in 1986 by
guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Mike Hutchens shortly after
he finished touring as lead guitarist for Ex-Kiss rocker "Peter
Criss's" band "The Alliance".
Late 1989 MIND OVER MATTER released their album "Crazy" which
contains a new recorded version of "Run
Currently Mike Hutchens MIND OVER MATTER version of "Run For
Cover" streams at