Paul Stanley Is 69 Now, Here’s Why He’s So Important For KISS And Rock History
KISS shared a post on its official Twitter page celebrating rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist Paul Stanley’s 69th birthday, while doing so, Stanley was referred to as ‘ultimate rock star’ and both his fans and fellow musicians have a strong reason to do so.
As many of you know, frontman Paul Stanley has played many important roles in KISS since he is the writer or co-writer of many of the band’s highest-charting hits, in addition to supporting his band’s uniqueness thanks to his distinctive, wide-ranging voice.
Many respectable magazines ranked him on the highest places when it comes to Paul Stanley’s voice, Hit Parader ranked him 18th on their list of the Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time, and a Gibson.com readers’ poll also named him 13th on their list on Top 25 Frontmen, therefore, Stanley is one of the greatest according to both critics and fans.
As a matter of fact, there is even one fan’s favorite performance of Paul Stanley way back in 1992, when KISS performed ‘Forever’ which was released as the second single from the 1989 album Hot on the Shade. Paul’s vocal performance was so smooth and angelic that KISS fans poured thousand of comments under the video stating that Stanley shined during the performance.
Here is what a fan said:
“Paul’s voice is one in million. He’s so talented. The god of rock n’ roll. KISS forever.”
Here is what another fan said:
“What an amazing voice, my goodness!!! God bless you, Paul Stanley.”
Here is another:
Thanks to his influence on so many people due to the fact that his spectacular live performances and amazingly written songs, KISS shared a post on its official Twitter page celebrating Paul Stanley’s 69th birthday and referred to frontman as our ‘ultimate rock star.’
Here is what KISS said:
“Happy Birthday to our Ultimate Rock Star – Paul Stanley!”
You can see the Twitter post and the live performance of ‘Forever’ below.
Happy Birthday to our Ultimate Rock Star – @PaulStanleyLive! pic.twitter.com/448xKgYXN4
— KISS (@kiss) January 20, 2021