Paul Shortino

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Paul Shortino
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Shortino performing in Raiding the Rock Vault in 2019
Background information
Born (1953-05-14) May 14, 1953 (age 68)
Genres Heavy metal, glam metal
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, keyboards, [1] bass, percussion [2]
Associated acts Rough Cutt
Quiet Riot
King Kobra
Hear 'n Aid
LAuren
Raiding the Rock Vault

Paul Shortino (born May 14, 1953) is an American rock singer and musician who has sung for Rough Cutt/The Cutt, Quiet Riot, Bad Boyz, and Shortino. [3] He briefly recorded with J.K. Northrup as the duo, Shortino/Northrup. He has also recorded as a solo artist, writing and performing the song "E.G.G.M.A.N." as the theme for Dr. Eggman in Sonic Adventure 2 for Sega, [4] and in Shadow the Hedgehog as "E.G.G.M.A.N. Doc Robeatnix Mix". Shortino recorded lead vocals for the Heavy Metal benefit project Hear 'n Aid in 1985. The single from this project, "Stars", also features lead vocals by heavy metal singers Ronnie James Dio, Rob Halford, Geoff Tate, Don Dokken, Kevin DuBrow, Eric Bloom and Dave Meniketti.

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Shortino is currently a member of the band King Kobra, and also performs in the cast of Raiding the Rock Vault at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. [5]

Acting

Shortino played the character "Duke Fame" in the film, This Is Spinal Tap , [6] and reprised this role in the first webisode by Las Vegas-based group Sin City Sinners. He resides in Las Vegas with his wife Carmen, and is a regular guest of the Sinners.[ citation needed ]

Discography

With Rough Cutt

With The Cutt

With Quiet Riot

With Badd Boyz

With Shortino

With Shortino/Northrup

Paul Shortino & the Rhythm Junkies

Hear 'n Aid

With King Kobra

With Michael Cosyn Group

With Appice

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References

  1. Paul Shortino- Stand or Fall album credits @AllMusic.com Archived December 22, 2015, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  2. LAuren- Hideout is a Crook's Best Friend album credits @AllMusic.com Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  3. "Legendary Rock Interview with PAUL SHORTINO of King Kobra, Quiet Riot and Rough Cutt". July 15, 2011. Archived from the original on May 31, 2016. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
  4. Archived March 3, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  5. "Shows Saturday through Wednesday at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV | THE BAND". Raiding The Rock Vault. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  6. Colin Larkin, ed. (1999). The Virgin Encyclopedia of Heavy Rock (First ed.). Virgin Books. p. 399. ISBN   0-7535-0257-7.