Vincent "Vinnie" Moore (born April 14, 1964) is an Americanguitarist and a member of the Englishhard rock band UFO. Vinnie Moore is one of the most influential and important guitarists to emerge from the virtuoso boom in the mid to late eighties.
Vinnie Moore played lead guitar with the heavy metal band Vicious Rumors on their debut album, Soldiers of the Night. The album features Moore's solo-song, "Invader", which was in the style of Van Halen's "Eruption". The shred guitar craze of the late eighties led to more releases for Shrapnel. Moore also began performing with other hard rock and heavy metal bands. He joined Alice Cooper's band for a tour and then appeared on the Hey Stoopid album. Moore released two instructional videos on guitar playing. He has been the lead guitarist for UFO since June 2003, releasing the studio album 'You Are Here' the following year in 2004.
On August 5, 2013, Moore joined the stage to perform live with Peter Frampton on Frampton's Guitar Circus concert at Musikfest in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.