Dean Ween

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Birthday
25, 1970
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

Guitarist born Michael Melchiondo, Jr. and known by the nickname of "Dean Ween." He co-founded a Pennsylvania-based, experimental rock band called Ween and later formed the heavy metal and punk group Moistboyz.

Before Fame

Before releasing such albums as Chocolate & Cheese and Pure Guava, he and his Ween band opened for such notable musicians as Henry Rollins and the Butthole Surfers.

Trivia

He played guitar on Songs for the Deaf, a 2002 album by the Queens of the Stone Age.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Associated With

He and Ween band mate Gene Ween (Aaron Freeman) met during a middle school computer class.