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Former KISS Guitarist Vinnie Vincent Arrested For Assault

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In a report posted by TMZ, former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent (real name Vinnie Cusano) was arrested today under assault charges. He was arrested by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department in Tennessee and held on a $10,000 bond, which he posted.

Vincent performed with KISS on two studio albums, 1982's, "Creatures Of The Night" and 1983's, "Lick It Up," before quitting in April 1984. His most recent endeavour was releasing his own signature guitar through Guitarmageddon Guitars, which he premired at NAMM 2011.

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1. Snake_Boy writes:

Not good... (and yes, I am quoting Tommy Boy)

# May 22, 2011 @ 6:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Rychemn writes:

......boys are gonna' rock, gonna' rock.....hee, hee....

# May 22, 2011 @ 6:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Nunya writes:

Does anybody really care about any "kiss" guitarist after ace freehly?

# May 22, 2011 @ 8:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. hellrat writes:

Vinnie, 'what did you do???'....also quoting Tommy Boy ;)

# May 23, 2011 @ 3:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Dying_Isis writes:

does TMZ have a mug shot??? I've heard some weird rumors about Vinnie these days if you know what I mean.

VVI rocked though and I think Vinnie was 2nd best after Ace

# May 23, 2011 @ 5:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. R10 writes:

The last Kiss album i actually bought was Animalize which came out in 85 i think. Yea i also remember Vinnie Vincent Invasion and liking it then,but i havent heard it in ages,got tossed with all my other cassettes.

# May 23, 2011 @ 7:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Snake_Boy writes:

Boy, a lot of people here at metalunderground seem to be fans of Tommy Boy, including me, Vinny the Metalhead, RTB and hellrat. Just because each of them has been quoting lines from that movie.

# May 23, 2011 @ 10:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. urrrelevant writes:

Wow, no link to the TMZ article. KISS band photo without VV. No details as to the alleged crime. Quality work Diamond Oz and Metal Underground.

# May 23, 2011 @ 10:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. IrishMetal writes:

^

I see a link, details aren't available, and the photo is the normal one for Kiss - they can't be changed all the time - think how many bands there are.

Douchebag.

# May 23, 2011 @ 10:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Diamond Oz writes:

See the bit where it says, "Read the full article at TMZ"? If you click on TMZ, it will bring you to their article. Some people call this a link.

# May 23, 2011 @ 10:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Blindgreed1 writes:

Lol @ Oz. #8 missed BOTH links which further explain both concerns... Kids these days. Buy em books, send em to school and they eat the fvckin teacher.

# May 23, 2011 @ 11:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. wilco writes:

aah nothing bad just a bit violence in your life not bad at all

# May 23, 2011 @ 5:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Necrovomit writes:

he must have ate paintchips as a kid

# May 24, 2011 @ 12:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. InHellYouWillKnowMe writes:

Why the "F" is Vinny Vincent living in a podunk inbred area of Tennessee. Did he want to be close to Bonnaroo?

# May 24, 2011 @ 9:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. shrecordings writes:

vinnie rules!!!!!!.....somtimes u gotta smack a b**** up...lol...."only joking"

# May 24, 2011 @ 12:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. OlafBerzerker writes:

Creatures was the last kiss album i ever listened to St Vinnie Vincent

# May 25, 2011 @ 1:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. van writes:

vinni is still a good person

# May 25, 2011 @ 10:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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