Paul Stanley has named Led Zeppelin‘s Robert Plant “The Best Lead Singer Of All Time.” The Kiss frontman Tweeted: “The Best Lead Singers Of All Time?? How about 11 off the top of my head…”

His list of the Top 11 best vocalists put Plant at Number One, Small Faces and Humble Pie‘s Steve Marriott coming in at Number Two, with Queen‘s Freddie Mercury rounding out the Top Three.

Kiss kicks off its next string of dates on April 19th in Santiago, Chile at Movistar Arena.

Paul Stanley’s list of The Top 11 ‘Best Lead Singers Of All Time’:

1. Robert Plant – Led Zeppelin
2. Steve Marriott – Small Faces, Humble Pie
3. Freddie Mercury – Queen
4. David Ruffin – The Temptations
5. Rod Stewart – The Faces, solo
6. Paul Rodgers – Free, Bad Company
7. Janis Joplin – Big Brother & The Holding Company, solo
8. Steve Perry – Journey
9. Brad Delp – Boston
10. Brian Johnson – AC/DC
10. Lou Gramm – Foreigner
11. Ann Wilson – Heart


  • Just released is Kiss‘ latest show in its official live bootleg series, “Off The Soundboard.”
  • Kiss’ “Rock The Nation” tour stop on July 25th, 2004 in Virginia Beach, Virginia features the current and longest lasting lineup of the band — Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer, and Eric Singer.

The tracklisting to Kiss’ ‘KISS – Off The Soundboard: Live In Virginia Beach‘ is:

  • Disc One: “Love Gun,” “Deuce,” “Makin’ Love,” “Lick It Up,” “Christine Sixteen,” “Tears Are Falling,” “She,” “Got To Choose,” “I Love It Loud,” and “I Want You.”
  • Disc Two: “Psycho Circus,” “King Of The Night Time World,” “War Machine,” “100,000 Years,” “Unholy,” “Shout It Out Loud,” “I Was Made For Lovin’ You,” “Detroit Rock City,” “God Gave Rock ‘N’ Roll To You II,” and “Rock And Roll All Nite.”

CHECK IT OUT: Kiss in 2009 jamming on Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love” and “Rock And Roll” during soundcheck: