C.C. DeVille

Born May 14, 1962

C.C. DeVille is the guitarist of the American glam metal band Poison. He has also acted in both reality television and television drama shows. He starred in The Surreal Life season 6 and the The Surreal Life: Fame Games. DeVille also formed a solo band in 1998 called Samantha 7.… Read More

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1962 Birth Born on May 14, 1962.


1981 19 Years Old DeVille began studying music theory at New York University, but never completed his studies. Instead, he moved to Los Angeles in 1981 and played in various bands, including Screaming Mimi, Lace Slip, St James, and Roxx Regime (which later changed their name to Stryper), before auditioning for Poison. … Read More


1990 28 Years Old In 1990, Poison released the multi-platinum selling Flesh & Blood, an album which was again largely written by DeVille. … Read More
1991 29 Years Old Leading up to the release of the live album Swallow This Live conflict between Michaels and DeVille culminated in a fistfight backstage at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards after DeVille played the wrong song, playing "Talk Dirty To Me" instead of "Unskinny Bop", and being high and intoxicated during the performance. … Read More


1996 34 Years Old DeVille regained contact with his ex-bandmates from Poison in 1996 and made a successful return to the band for the Greatest Hits reunion tour in 1999. … Read More


2005 43 Years Old In 2005 and 2006, DeVille starred in a popular TV series South of Nowhere on The N. … Read More
2006 44 Years Old Also in 2006 when Poison celebrated their 20th anniversary, DeVille starred in The Surreal Life on VH1.
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He also starred in the spin-off series The Surreal Life: Fame Games in 2007. … Read More


2015 53 Years Old …  In 2015, DeVille was ranked at number one by VH1 as the most underrated hair metal guitarist of the '80s. … Read More
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