1. Kingpin is the original name for Swedish glam metal band, Shotgun Messiah. They recorded one album under this name in 1988, Welcome to Bop City, which was re-recorded and released a year later as their self-titled debut as Shotgun Messiah. 2. Kingpin was a hardcore band out of Boston in the early 90's. They released one 7 inch on Suburban Voice Records, which was run by Boston punk legend Al Quint. They also had a song on a Suburban Voice compilation that was included with the fanzine of the same name. The band recorded 4 other songs that were never officially released but the mp3's of these songs circulate through the hardcore scene. Link to MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/kingpinbostonhardcore 3. Kingpin is a Punk / Rock Band From Maracaibo, Venezuela Since 2000 A Great Punk Melodic Band.