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Paul Stanley releasing memoir in 2014

Paul Stanley releasing memoir in 2014

MEMOIR: This Feb. 10, 2013 file photo shows Paul Stanley from the band KISS at a Grammy Party hosted by Lucian Grainge in Los Angeles. HarperOne announced Tuesday that Stanley’s “Face the Music: A Life Exposed” is coming out April 22. According to the publisher, the book will feature rare photographs and candid memories about his wild life with the mega-selling band. Photo: Associated Press/Todd Williamson

KISS fans have been given double the reason to look forward to 2014 – frontman Paul Stanley is set to release his memoir days after the rockers are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The “Heaven’s on Fire” hitmakers were announced as part of the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 early on Tuesday, and hours later, publishers at HarperOne revealed Stanley had signed a deal to bare his life in an autobiography.

“Face the Music: A Life Exposed” will feature rare photographs of the singer and detail his hard-partying lifestyle as one of the co-founders of the heavy rock band.

The tome will hit U.S. retailers on April 22, not long after KISS join Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt and other honorees at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York on April 10.

The book won’t be Stanley’s first – he teamed up with bandmate Gene Simmons to tell the story of the group’s formation in 1973 for 2012 release, “Nothin’ To Lose.”

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