Paul Stanley of Kiss is going to be a dad again. Stanley’s wife Erin is pregnant with the couple’s third child. The baby girl is due in August. Stanley will be 59 when the new bundle of joy arrives … but it sounds like he’s ready for diaper duty.

“Erin and I are blessed with our expectation of the addition of another princess to our family and a new member of the Kiss army,” Stanley told People magazine.”There is nothing greater in life than family, and my accomplishments as a father rank at the top of my successes,” he says.

The new baby will join Sarah Brianna, 2, Colin Michael, 4, and Evan Shane, 16, Stanley’s son from a previous relationship.

Fully enjoying fatherhood later in life, Stanley jokes his age doesn’t affect his dedication to daddy duty in the least. “I may be 59 but the only rocking chair this rocker is getting ready for is the one for my new baby.”

KISS will also record their 20th studio album this year. Gene should commission some KISS Pampers as well.

KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer said, “The great news is that we are going in the studio again in the next month or two. We are starting to work on writing some songs, (and we will) approach it just like we did with (2009’s) ‘Sonic Boom’ and keep it all in the band in terms of the writing, with no agenda besides writing great rock and roll songs that we love, then rehearsing them before recording them. It really felt good to us so we’ll go the same way this time.”

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley will once again produce the new effort after things went so smoothly on “Sonic Boom”. “Paul knows more what a KISS record should sound like than anybody, to be honest with you, so he is going to lead the charge and produce it again and we are all really excited about it,” Thayer said.

He added, “I know we are going to start working on it really soon in terms of the writing and rehearsing and we’ll probably be in the studio by March, so sometime this year I’m sure you’ll see a spanking new KISS album that’s gonna kick some butt!”

KISS will also play 7 shows in Japan this April.