Paul Shortino

Paul Shortino
Born (1953-05-14) May 14, 1953
Genres Heavy metal, glam metal
Instruments Vocals
Bass guitar
Associated acts Rough Cutt
Quiet Riot
King Kobra
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.[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 (this song was later revised by Remix Factory [4] 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 is currently in the band King Kobra and is also performing in the cast of Raiding the Rock Vault at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, Nevada.[5]


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

With The Cutt

Sacred Place (2002)

With Quiet Riot

Quiet Riot (1988)

With Badd Boyz

Badd Boyz (1993)

With Shortino

With Shortino/Northrup

Paul Shortino & the Rhythm Junkies

Stand Or Fall (1999)

Hear 'n Aid (1985)

With King Kobra

King Kobra (2011)

King Kobra II (2013)


  1. Paul Shortino- Stand or Fall album credits Archived December 22, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 7-22-2012.
  2. LAuren- Hideout is a Crook's Best Friend album credits Retrieved 7-22-2012.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-10-04.
  4. "Shows Nightly at the Tropicana – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino | THE BAND". Raiding The Rock Vault. Retrieved 2014-05-19.

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