Paul Stanley, the frontman and driving force for KISS, was interviewed by ABC News about his hearing loss and efforts to bring awareness to noise-induced hearing loss amongst teens through his work with the world-renowned House Research Institute. You can now watch the segment below.
Did you know that Stanley was born deaf in his right ear?
Did you also know that 1 out of 5 teens has a hearing loss? That's a 30 percent increase just in the last 15 years.
Maybe that explains why the legendary front man who has sold over 100 million albums is so passionate about preventing hearing loss amongst teens.
Stanley, has teamed up with the non-profit House Research Institute on a major initiative called "It's How You Listen That Counts" to educate millions of teens around the world on preventing noise-induced hearing loss.
Paul will be drawing the attention of teens in New York City and Los Angeles to hearing health issues through an after-school event called Sound Rules!
The event, free for teens, will take place at the Director's Guilds in New York City on May 4 and Los Angeles on May 12.
On Wednesday, May 4 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., the House Research Institute (HRI) will present "Sound Rules! A Sound & Hearing Celebration" at the Director's Guild of America (DGA) Theatre located at 110 West 57th Street in Manhattan in New York City.
On Thursday, May 12 at 3:30 p.m., the House Research Institute will present "Sound Rules! A Sound & Hearing Celebration" at the Director's Guild of America Theatre in Los Angeles, located at 7920 Sunset Boulevard.
Sound Rules! is a FREE hearing loss prevention education and entertainment event for teens that will feature Paul Stanley, lead singer/guitarist of KISS and hearing health experts from the House Research Institute, along with valuable contest prizes and giveaways. Space is limited; reservations are required.
For more information and registration, visit SoundRules.org.