|Appearance(s):||Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
Vinyl Countdown is a music store located in both Vice City (in 1984 & 1986) and Los Santos (in 1992), and appears in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. The name of the store is a reference to the Europe song, "The Final Countdown".
In GTA Vice City, the store, which is found at the North Point Mall and has an accessible interior, is one of fifteen stores that must be robbed for 100% completion, whilst the same store in GTA Vice City Stories is where Smiley #9 can be found although it has no other purpose.
In all appearances, the logo of Vinyl Countdown has the first "o" replaced with a black disc, making it only partially visible on the usual dark background. This results in yet another one of Rockstar's sexual jokes, the resulting combination being "Vinyl Cuntdown"