Paul Stanley

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Paul Stanley

Paul Stanley (eng. Paul Stanley; real name – Stanley Harvey Eisen (Eng. Stanley Harvey Eisen), b. January 20, 1952, Queens, New York, USA) – American musician, guitarist and vocalist of the rock band Kiss . Together with Gene Simmons is one of the founders of the group, author and co-author of the majority of hit songs Kiss, such as «Rock and Roll All Night», «Detroit Rock City», «I Was Made For Lovin ‘You», «Crazy Crazy Nights», «Forever» and many others.

Stanley Harvey Eisen born Jan. 20, 1952. He grew up in Upper Manhattan, at the intersection of 211th and Broadway. Paul’s family was the only Jewish family in the neighborhood populated by immigrants from Germany and Hungary, but mostly lived in this quarter Irish. Paul’s mother – from Germany, Paul’s father was born in America, but his parents – from Russia. Sister Julie was born in 1950. In 1960 the family moved with the children Aizen quarter Kew Gardens in Queens, where William was earning by selling furniture. In 1970, Paul graduated from the High School of Music and Art. In September 1970, Stanley arrived at Bronx Community College.

«We lived in a quiet, peaceful area of ​​New York. We came here when I was 6 years old. Parents of my friends to prepare them to become the next generation of lawyers or dentists. Meanwhile, I was living his dream – the dream of becoming a rock star, I eventually became. It seemed to me that the life around me some fake and real life exists only in my mind in my dreams. My favorite work in the youth – was the work of a taxi driver. It gave me the opportunity to make good on the guitar, stage supplies, transportation equipment. So, I often picked up people and concerts in Madison Square Garden. I, too, someday will be performing on the stage. »

July 26, 1992 Paul married to Pamela Bowen, a native of Dallas. In 2001, Stanley’s wife filed for divorce. They had only one son Evan Shane Stanley, who was born June 6, 1994.

November 19, 2005 Paul Stanley newly married his girlfriend Erin Sutton at the Ritz-Carlton, Huntington in Pasadena, California. On Wednesday, September 6, 2006 they had a first child, Colin Michael Stanley. Soon the couple had a second child: a girl named Sarah Brianna, was born January 28, 2009. August 9, 2011 Paul newly born child – a girl Emily Grace.

Stanley rarely recorded and played out «Kiss». In 1978 he released a solo album, as well as the rest of the band. The album in the spirit of «Kiss», as he and «Kiss» is always inextricably linked. Perhaps because Stanley always realize themselves, working in «Kiss», but his solo album, undoubtedly showed subtle perception of reality and depth of his character. In 1983, Stanley took the image of a mysterious lover and showed his face. All these years, Stanley was carrying a group on itself, while Gene Simmons starred in and was looking for talent on the side, Stanley went on to write beautiful ballads, the group supported life.

In 1989, he began the first club tour, playing only songs of Kiss (with the only cover of Led Zeppelin «Communication Breakdown»). He assembled a team of three weeks before the start of the tour. His band included guitarist Bob Kyulika and future drummer «Kiss» Eric Singer. But despite all the success of this event, Stanley returned to the group and continued to write songs. Sure, Stanley – the living personification of the group and with the original lineup reunion in 1996, he returned to the image of a cult figure in the history of rock ‘n’ roll.

Stanley wrote and recorded material for a solo album in 1987-88, which was later shelved in favor of the collection «Kiss» «Smashes, Thrashes & Hits». Although the material is not officially released, but songs such as «Do not Let Go» and «When Two Hearts Collide» relate to it as a bootleg recordings. The only song «Time Traveler» of this project, was released in 4 Box Set of the group «Kiss» in 2001.

After 28 years after the release of his first solo album (within four simultaneously released solo albums «Kiss»), Stanley released his second album, Live to Win Kiss October 24, 2006. The name of the first song from his solo album «Live to Win» appeared in the episode «Make Love, Not Warcraft» animated series «South Park».

In October and November 2006, Stanley started to tour in support of the album «Live to Win». His group was of the CBS TV Show, Rock Star. The band appeared on both seasons of the show – Rock Star: INXS and Rock Star: Supernova. The group included Paul Mirkovic (Paul Mirkovich) (keyboards), Jim Makgorman (Jim McGorman) (guitar), Rafael Moreira (Rafael Moreira) (lead guitar), Nate Morton (Nate Morton) (drums) and Sasha Krivtsov (Sasha Krivtsov ) (Bass). In April 2007, Stanley has extended the tour to include Australia, playing Kullangatte, Wollongong, Newcastle, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide. Parts of the tour were filmed for a not yet released a documentary called Paul Stanley: Live To Dream, based on the Chicago Film Foetus. Performance of the House of Blues in Chicago (Illinois) was shot on film and released in 2008 on DVD and digital audio formats like «One Live KISS».

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