When C.C. DEVILLE Met BRIGHTON ROCK
November 30, 2009 / 881 reads / 2 comments
Carl Begai recently caught up with FRAZE GANG / BRIGHTON ROCK guitarist Greg Fraser to discuss the new Fraze Gang EP, Don't Call Us. During the interview Fraser offered a brief blast from the past featuring POISON guitarist C.C. DeVille:
Fraser: 'Brighton Rock did a show in Edmonton, and the next night Poison was playing in town with Tesla opening. They arrived the day before their gig so they all came out to see us play. So, we're partying upstairs at the club and somebody asked 'Where's C.C.?' because we knew he was there but he never came upstairs. It turned out that while the crew was tearing down the equipment ' and the bar had pretty much emptied out by this point ' C.C. got on stage and grabbed a mic yelling 'Heeeeeeeyyyy! How you doin' tonight!' to an imaginary crowd. The mic wasn't even going through the P.A. anymore, the guy was loaded out of his face (laughs).'
'We bumped into C.C. in Los Angeles months later, and he remembered me because I had been talking to him that night at the bar, but he couldn't remember the name of the band all that well. He took me around, introducing me to the guys in BulletBoys and some other bands, going 'Heeeeeeyyyy, this is my buddy Greg from Canada from the band Bright Lights!' Yes, we were officially known as Bright Lights. I just didn't have the heart to tell him 'No man, it's Brighton Rock (laughs).'
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