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Here's a page you can visit. Pete joined the band when Jay Ziskrout quit in the middle of recording How Could Hell... He was a fellow San Fernando Valley punk kid, but from a different high school, and Greg says he basically forced himself on the band. He knocked on Greg's door and said, "Hey, I hear you need a drummer". Greg asked if he could play drums, and he said, "sure". So Greg didn't even audition him; just, "Okay we've got a drummer". They rehearsed for a while in the hellhole and then returned to the studio and finished recording the album over a weekend with Pete. His first show took place at the opening of the venerable punk club Godzilla's in the winter of 1982. When BR split up he went to study Irish and English literature in England. He left for England in June 1986 and returned in July 1987. In the interim BR had done a few tours with Lucky. Two months after he got home Greg asked him to rejoin BR for Back To The Known. He subtly exerted the proper amount of pressure on the band (specially Lucky) and Lucky left for greener, richer pastures. Immediately after his return Brett returned to the fold and the next chapter of BR history commenced. By late 1986 they went off to play the East Coast for the first time, on a 10-day tour, but Pete was back in England for a while so he missed this trip and was replaced again by Lucky Lehrer. In 1989 he graduated from school and started working as a part-time teacher at a college while still in BR. He quit the band again after Against the Grain. He left in a weird way, according to Jay, who still can't make sense of why Pete quit. He just pinned a two-page long note to Hetson's door. The "official" reason given was that his other band, "The Fishermen", got a record deal with Electra, and Electra told him that if he wanted to be signed by them he couldn't play with Bad Religion live. So he had no other choice than to leave Bad Religion. But it can't be that simple, because in a bootleg video of a BR show in Reseda at the Country Club during their Against the Grain tour (the first tour with Bobby), Greg tells the audience not to ask what happened to Peter because it is way too complicated. Actually, I know The Fishermen story was just an excuse - he quit because of his problems with a certain member of BR, whose name starts with BR and ends with ett.
He has a new label (Low Blow Records) and was playing drums in his band FiFi, with Steve (former Angry Samoans) on bass, Larry on guitar and Gordon on vocals. Gordon was married to Nina Hagen and a lot of their music was dedicated to her. Gordon left the band in late 1997 but Pete said they were just going to find a new vocalist. No news as of April 1998. From 1997 he has a new band called The Brothers, which has now (April 98) finished recording their first album. Pete: "The material reminds me of later BR stuff -melodic, great songs at slower tempos". All current BR members heard the stuff and loved it. Pete: "Fifi stuff is slightly silly and sophmoric where the Brother's is more sophisticated and meaningful". He also owns a boxing gym in Hollywood called the 5th Street Gym: "I teach a kickboxing class twice a week and take a indonesian martial class twice a week. I believe if more people engaged in martial classes and learned the healing and self-defense aspect of martial arts, then there would be a lot less need to conquer, dominate and subjecate". He's now looking for a wife (he doesn't want a girlfriend; just a wife). A while ago he was dating a kindergarten teacher that has been in the states for about 2 years. Previously she lived in Sri Lanka. The outside of Pete's L.A. apartment complex is a hideous orange/blue color but Low-Blow Records headquarters is conveniently located about 2 minutes away. Miller is his favorite beer. He likes Bloody Marys, too. In 1996, at a Santa Monica BR show they brought Pete out for a song and he played. When at the start of a live song you heard "1,2,3,4" that was always Pete.