Vincent John Cusano (born August 6, 1952), better known by his stage name Vinnie Vincent, is an American guitarist and songwriter. He is a former member of the rock band Kiss from 1982 until mid-1984 during the band’s transition out of their 1973-1983 makeup period. Vincent was the last member to wear a unique makeup/costume configuration, as the character of the Ankh Warrior (a design created by Paul Stanley), until he and the band were first shown without the makeup during an interview on MTV in September 1983. He also was the leader of his own band, Vinnie Vincent Invasion.
Also Known As
"The Ankh Warrior"
Vinnie Vincent Invasion Kiss Dan Hartman Treasure Laura Nyro Warrior Heat
Vincent John Cusano
Glam metal heavy metal hard rock
1970 1997 2018 present
United States of America