KISS legend Paul Stanley took his official Twitter account to share his feelings about the death of the American singer, Benny Mardones, and he saddened the community with his touching message.

Benny was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2000, and he continued to perform on live shows despite his illness. However, the disease got worse lately, and he suffered a lot from it. Yesterday, Benny passed away and left his legacy into our world.

Paul wrote that it is so sad to hear a guy who has a lovely character, warm-blooded, and has a great voice, passed away. He stated that Benny’s life in the last decade was cruel due to the illness and paid his tribute to another legend.

Here is what Paul Stanley said:

“So sad to hear of the passing of Benny Mardones. A lovely guy, always warm to me and a great voice. Benny lived hard and the last decade was cruel. My condolences to his family.”

You can read the tweet below.