The gutarist who has worked with members of The Damned, Dead Boys, Hüsker Dü, Velvet Underground, Stooges and others, drops video for the single ‘Stick’.
Stick is the second single taken from Snake Pit Therapy, following on from ‘The End Of Light’, released in June.
“This work explores a world that is filled with uncertainty, calamity, disappointment and ugliness while at the same time the piece is mining and searching for excitement and beauty,” says Vincent. “I’m stickin’ with you, baby.”
An ex-Vietnam vet with a track record of more than 50 years as an active musician, Vincent founded pioneering NYC punks Testors, regulars at such fabled hangouts as CBGB and Max’s Kansas City. On top of that, over the years, he’s collaborated with members of The Damned, Dead Boys, Hüsker Dü, Velvet Underground, Stooges, Rocket From The Crypt and more.
Sonny Vincent’s most recent release was the self-titled debut album by punk-metal supergroup The Limit, alongside Bobby Liebling of proto-metal icons Pentagram.
He’s also recently published a memoir, also titled Snake Pit Therapy.
Set for release on 17 September through Svart Records, Snake Pit Therapy is available to pre-order here.
Sonny Vincent’s Discography*
1980 Testors – Time is Mine/Together – 7″ Drive In Music (USA)
1982 Sonny Vincent and The Extreme – SVE – 7″ Flexi-EP
1985 Model Prisoners – Lesson In Life – 7″ – Charm Records (USA)
1989 Shotgun Rationale – Who Do They Think They Are – LP Nomad Communications (UK)/EFA Producer: Maureen Tucker (Velvet Underground)
1991 Shotgun Rationale – s/t – 7″ EP – Dog Meat Records (Australia)
1992 Shotgun Rationale – Beyond Rebellion – CD – D.D.R. Records (Germany)/RTD
1992 Sonny Vincent – Recordings 1979-91 – LP – Vince Lombardy Highschool Records (Germany)/EFA
1993 Shotgun Rationale – Roller Coaster – LP/CD – Vince Lombardy Highschool Records (Germany)/EFA;
1994 The Dons – Gunsmoke – 7″ – Vince Lombardy Highschool Records (Germany)
1994 The Dons – Naked – CD – Voices Music (Germany)
1995 Shotgun Rationale – Cocked – CD – Subway Records (Germany)
1995 Sonny Vincent – Original Punk Rock Recordings, New York, 1976-77 – 10″ – Incognito Records (Germany)
1997 Sonny Vincent – Good Dogs Die Young – CD – Noiseworks Records (Germany)
1997 Sonny Vincent and his Rat Race Choir – Pure Filth – CD – Overdose Records (Switzerland)
1997 Sonny Vincent – 7″ – Flight 13 Records (Germany)
1997 Sonny Vincent – Electric K.O. Live In France – 7″ EP – Nest Of Vipers Records (France)
1998 Sonny Vincent – Lucky Seven Inch Record – 7″ EP – Incognito Records (Germany)
1998 Sonny Vincent and his Rat Race Choir – Pure Filth – 10″ – Safety Pin Records (Spain)
1998 Sonny Vincent – Hard In Detroit – LP – Nest Of Vipers (France)
1998 Sonny Vincent – Parallax In Wonderland – CD – empty Records (Germany)
1998 Sonny Vincent/Else Admire – Breadless Art – Split 7″ – Incognito Records (Germany)
1998 Sonny Vincent – Songs To Kick Your Ass By – 7″ EP – Nest Of Vipers (France)
2000 Sonny Vincent – Parallax In Wonderland – CD – Devil Doll Records (US release)
2000 Sonny Vincent – Parallax In Wonderland – LP (European vinyl only release) – Munster Records (Spain)
2000 Sonny Vincent – Original Punk Rock Recordings, New York, 1976-77 Part Two, 10″ – Incognito Records (Germany)
2000 Sonny Vincent – Resistor – 7″ – NDN Records (Texas, USA)
2000 Testors featuring Sonny Vincent – New York City Punk Rock 1979 – LP (vinyl) – Rave Up Records (Italy)
2000 Sonny Vincent and The Safety Pins – Power Ride – EP – Munster Records (Spain)
2001 Sonny Vincent – Hell’s Kitchen – CD/LP – Munster Records (Spain)
2003 Sonny Vincent (With Ex-Safety Pins) / STEVIE & THE SECRETS Split 10″ Vinyl Record- Munster Records (Spain)
2003 Sonny Vincent – The Good, the Bad, the Ugly – CD/LP – Empty Records (Germany), Munster Records (Spain), Acetate Records (USA)
2003 Testors featuring Sonny Vincent – Complete Recordings 1976-79 – 2CD/doubleLP – Swami Records (USA)
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