Is Vinnie Vincent starting a new band? According to Blabbermouth, Vincent has filed a trademark application with the U.S.. Patent and Trademark office. The former Kiss guitarist used his real name Vincent Cusano when he submitted two applications on July 23rd to protect the use of a standard character mark on the phrase "Vinnie Vincent's Kiss" for the purposes of goods and services.

One application is for "entertainment in the nature of live performances by internationally known musical artist and guitarist Vinnie Vincent; Entertainment, namely, live music concerts; Entertainment, namely, live performances by a musical band; Entertainment, namely, live performances by musical bands; Entertainment, namely, live performances by rock groups; Providing a website featuring entertainment information in the field(s) of music."

The other application is for "printed matter, namely, newspapers, photographs, magazines, books, printed periodicals, newsletters, and brochures all in the fields of securities, options and other financial instruments; Printed matter, namely, paper signs, books, manuals, curricula, newsletters, informational cards and brochures in the field of music; Printed materials, namely, curricula in the field of music; Printed materials, namely, written articles in the field of music" as well as T-shirts and "compact discs containing music."