|Born||May 14, 1953|
|Genres||Heavy metal, glam metal|
Hear 'n Aid
Paul Shortino (born May 14, 1953) is an American rock singer and musician who has sung for several bands, including Rough Cutt/The Cutt, Quiet Riot, Bad Boyz, and Shortino. 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 (this song was later revised by Remix Factory in Shadow the Hedgehog as "E.G.G.M.A.N. Doc Robeatnix Mix"). In 1985, Shortino recorded lead vocals for the Heavy Metal benefit project Hear 'n Aid. The single from this project, "We're 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.
He played the character "Duke Fame" in the film This Is Spinal Tap, and reprised this role in the first webisode done by Las Vegas, Nevada-based group Sin City Sinners. Shortino resides in Vegas and is a regular guest of the Sinners.
With Rough Cutt
- "Used And Abused" and "A Little Kindness" (1981)
- Rough Cutt (1985)
- Wants You! (1986)
- Rough Cutt Live (1996)
- Sneak Peek EP (2000)
- Anthology (2008)
With The Cutt
Sacred Place (2002)
With Quiet Riot
Quiet Riot (1988)
With Badd Boyz
Badd Boyz (1993)
- It's About Time (1997)
- Booked, Toured, ...Released! (1999)
- Chasing My Dream (2009)
- Back On Track (1993)
- Afterlife (2004)
Paul Shortino & the Rhythm Junkies
Stand Or Fall (1999)
Hear 'n Aid (1985)
- Hear 'n Aid - We're Stars (7" single)
- Hear 'n Aid - We're Stars (12" single)
- Hear 'n Aid - Stars (Album)
With King Kobra
King Kobra (2011)
King Kobra II (2013)
- Paul Shortino- Stand or Fall album credits @AllMusic.com Archived December 22, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 7-22-2012.
- LAuren- Hideout is a Crook's Best Friend album credits @AllMusic.com Retrieved 7-22-2012.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-10-04.
- "Shows Nightly at the Tropicana – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino | THE BAND". Raiding The Rock Vault. Retrieved 2014-05-19.