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KISS Frontman, Wife Expecting Second Child

Erin and Paul Stanley


updated 08/11/2008 AT 3:00 PM ET

originally published 08/11/2008 AT 3:45 PM ET

Paul Stanley, the legendary co-founder and frontman for KISS, and his wife, Erin, are expecting their second child together, PEOPLE has learned exclusively.

Erin, 36, an attorney, is due this winter.

“Erin and I are thrilled and can’t wait to meet our newest addition,” Stanley, 56, said in a statement to PEOPLE. “We’ve been extremely blessed and we’re excited to see what the future holds. I often joke that I’ve traded the Viper Room for the diaper room, and it looks like my tour’s been extended!”

The couple, who married in 2005, live in Beverly Hills with their son Colin, who turns 2 in September, and Paul s 14-year-old son, Evan, from a previous marriage.

News of the pregnancy comes as Stanley recently completed the European leg of The Kiss Alive/35 World Tour, which encompassed 30 sold-out shows in seven weeks.


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