Poison guitarist CC DeVILLE has topped a new list compiled by GUITAR WORLD magazine - 100 Worst Riffs, Licks + Solos Of All Time.

The rocker picked up the unwanted crown for his efforts on 1991 album SWALLOW THIS... Live, beating out a range of rockers in the poll, which will appear in the magazine's December (04) issue.

A number of surprise entries make the list, including Jimi Hendrix, CARLOS Santana and Keith Richards. Eric Clapton is on the list three times, including an entry at number 67 for AFTER MIDNIGHT.

The Top 10 Worst Riffs, Licks + Solos Of All Time are as follows:

1. POISON - SWALLOW THIS... LIVE

2. BLUE CHEER - SUMMERTIME BLUES

3. SANTANA - THE GAME OF LOVE

4. CREAM - A BEER JINGLE

5. THE BEATLES - ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

6. BLACK FLAG - THIRSTY AND MISERABLE

7. TED NUGENT - WANGO TANGO

8. THE ROLLING STONES - AIN'T TOO PROUD TO BEG

9. MANOWAR - STING OF THE BUMBLEBEE

10. LENNY KRAVITZ - AMERICAN WOMAN

11/10/2004 21:16