Agnostic Entrance’s Vinnie Stigma To Launch His Autobiography In September


Agnostic Entrance guitarist/vocalist Vinnie Stigma will likely be issuing his autobiography ‘The Most Fascinating Man In The World‘ on September tenth. The veteran of the New York Hardcore Scene will likely be publishing that e book through Permuted Press, with the next provided about it through an official product itemizing:

‘The Godfather of New York Metropolis hardcore and founding member of Agnostic Entrance invitations you into his decrease east aspect pad to regale you with tales from his extraordinary life amongst mobsters, punk rockers, and a bevy of iconic artists and personalities—none of whom is as attention-grabbing or fascinating because the inimitable Vinnie Stigma!

Born Vincent Capuccio on December 3, 1955, Vinnie Stigma—as his numerous buddies and followers lovingly discuss with him—is the founder and guitarist of New York Metropolis’s legendary hardcore band Agnostic Entrance. He’s additionally one of many Massive Apple’s earliest punk rockers, having frequented such eclectic downtown haunts as Max’s Kansas Metropolis, The Electrical Circus, and naturally, CBGB whereas it was nonetheless referred to as Hilly’s on the Bowery in the course of the early Seventies.

The Most Fascinating Man within the World stretches from Vinnie’s upbringing in Little Italy amongst the tight-knit Italian households, in addition to some distinguished wiseguys, to teaming up with Cuban-born vocalist Roger Miret to hold punk’s angrier successor throughout the globe; from no-show jobs in his youth obtained by individuals who “protected” him, to lighting up among the world’s greatest levels. Nevertheless, Vinnie Stigma is just not your run-of-the-mill rocker of many many years. He has dabbled in cooking, skilled wrestling, appearing, martial arts, yoga, and different artistic disciplines. He’s a father and a most cancers survivor who helped pioneer skinhead and tattoo tradition in America, and has mentored a whole bunch of fledgling musicians and artists. Vinnie insists he’s an entertainer at the start, which he discovered from his childhood idols Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Lee, and Frank Sinatra.

That includes classic images all through, a handful of signature Italian recipes, even a four-page comedian e book and crossword puzzle, The Most Fascinating Man within the World is a journey by means of a life in contrast to some other. Nobody sees or experiences the world fairly like Vinnie Stigma.’

His Agnostic Entrance bandmate Roget Miret offered the foreword for the e book, which itself was co-written by Howie Abrams. A comic book created by Ernie Parada (Token Entry, and so forth.) will likely be featured, as will a cookbook part. Pre-orders can be found now through simonandschuster.com.



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