Vinnie Caruana (born September 25, 1979) is an American singer. He was the vocalist for Long Island punk band The Movielife and is currently the lead singer and songwriter for the indie/post hardcore band I Am the Avalanche.
1 Music career
1.1 The Movielife,
1.2 I Am The Avalanche,
1.3 Peace'd Out,
1.4 Solo artist,
2 Personal life,
3 Guest appearances,
The Movielife was a Long Island Melodic hardcore band, composed of vocalist Vinnie Caruana, bassist Phil Navetta, guitarist Brandon Reilly, drummer Evan Baken, and guitarist Alex Amiruddin, until 2001 when Alex Amiruddin left and was replaced by Dan Navetta. The band was active from 1997 to 2003 with brief reunion shows from 2010-2011. The Movielife released three EPs and two full length albums before disbanding. At the 2008 Bamboozle, Caruana was joined by the members of Set Your Goals to perform a set of The Movielife songs.
I Am The Avalanche:
I Am the Avalanche is a Brooklyn based Post-Hardcore band which features Vinnie Caruana on vocals. I Am the Avalanche are a part of Cardboard City, a New York-based group of bands and artists led by Vin's best friend Daryl Palumbo (Glassjaw, Head Automatica, House of Blow) and DJ Krazyglue. I Am the Avalanche's first album was produced by Barett Jones (Foo Fighters, The Melvins).
Peace'd Out is a Los Angeles based Hardcore band which features Vinnie Caruana on vocals, guitarist Steve Choi (RX Bandits), bassist Roger Camero (No Motiv), and drummer Casey Deitz (The Velvet Teen). Choi began writing for this project in 2007. The group released a five song EP, Peace'd Out EP, in 2012. The song "Baadering Raam" is about the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.
Caruana routinely performs in New York City in a solo role having played numerous tours. Vinnie released his debut solo EP early 2013 through I Surrender / Run For Cover Records. Caruana will take part of the Acoustic Basement Tour which Thursday vocalist Geoff Rickly, A Loss For Words, and Koji.
Caruana has been married and divorced once. He has many tattoos, including "IATA" (for his band, I Am The Avalanche) on his wrist and The Movielife's bumblebee logo on his arm. He also has Milo from the "Everything Sucks" Descendents album on his leg. He is an avid fan of the English football team Liverpool.
Living Well Is the Best Revenge
Vocals on "Find Comfort In Yourself"
The Walking Wounded
Vocals on "The Walking Wounded"
This Will Be the Death of Us
Set Your Goals
Vocals on "This Will Be the Death of Us"