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Kiss’ Paul Stanley Fixed His ‘Recurring Vocal Cord Issues’

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Three makes it a trend: First, it was Adele canceling her U.S. tour because of laryngitis, then John Mayer revealed earlier this week he underwent throat surgery to remove a granuloma. Today, the Rule of Three took effect as Kiss' Paul Stanley, "The Starchild," announced today that he had a medical procedure yesterday to fix the "recurring vocal cord issues" that comes with singing "Love Gun" and "Strutter" for nearly four decades, CNN reports. The surgery was successful, and the singer expects to make a "swift and complete" recovery. It's a good thing Stanley waited until the conclusion of last week's Kiss Kruise to undergo the procedure.

"I hold myself to a higher standard than others do," Stanley said in a statement. "With that in mind, I wanted to remedy a few minor issues that come with 40 years of preaching rock 'n' roll." Kiss plans on releasing their new album Monster next year, plus embarking on another world tour (and delivering their oral history), so it was imperative that Stanley took care of his throat problems before he exacerbated them even further. Maybe the band will use this opportunity to brand out in a new way: Kiss lozenges.

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