Stanley Harvey Eisen, 20 January 1952, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Stanley rose to fame during the 70s as the guitarist, vocalist and main songwriter with US hard rock band Kiss. In common with his bandmates, Stanley wore facial make-up and adopted a pseudonym (The Starchild) as part of the Kiss experience. In September 1978 all four members of Kiss released solo albums although still in the Kiss character of full make-up. Stanley chose not to experiment on his album, sticking close to the melodic hard rock blueprint he had established with Kiss.
Stanley remained at the helm of Kiss throughout their wilderness years in the early 80s, before they abandoned the make-up and returned to fame and fortune with a string of transatlantic hit singles. The band subsequently continued into the 90s and 00s as one of the highest grossing US acts in the world.
In addition to his Kiss...
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