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Tag Archives: Poison

A Perfect Circle, Godsmack, Poison set to headline Rocklahoma

Posted by on December 14, 2017

With the onslaught of announcements coming out of the people behind World’s Loudest Month these past weeks, the final lineup was released yesterday. Rocklahoma, America’s Biggest Memorial Day Weekend Party is set to take place this upcoming May 25th – May 27th, 2018 at “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma. This three-day camping […]

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Watch Bret Michaels’ cameo appearance on ‘Sharknado 5’

Posted by on August 7, 2017

For those who watch more than HBO’s Game of Thrones on Sundays, last night (6) was the premiere of Syfy’s Sharknado 5: Global Swarming. On this particular episode, Poison frontman Bret Michaels had a cameo role and we got to watch him survive from being hit by a double-decker bus, thanks to his leather jacket. […]

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Poison’s Bret Michaels to appear in Syfy’s ‘Sharknado 5’

Posted by on June 30, 2017

Guess you can say that this is something to believe in, Poison frontman Bret Michaels will appear in Sharknado 5: Global Swarming on the Syfy channel. The icon will debut his custom-made Sharkslayer guitar which is said to be featured during one of the most action-packed scenes of the entire franchise. The Sharkslayer is a […]

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Find out how much Babymetal, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns N’ Roses and more made on the road

Posted by on May 4, 2017

  ​If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you.  This week, there’s a lot of big names including the Red Hot Chili Peppers with their recent […]

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Throwback Thursday: that time when Slash auditioned for Poison

Posted by on March 23, 2017

History repeated itself with a new interview in a recent Decibel Geek podcast called Albums Unleashed: Poison Look What the Cat Dragged In. In the episode, Decibel Geek spoke with Poison drummer Rikki Rockett and reflected on the early days of the  band. The episode goes into full detail about the band’s move from Pennsylvania to Hollywood […]

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1986: puppets and hairspray – the year of the metal fork

Posted by on March 7, 2016

As the worldwide metal community celebrates the 30th anniversary of Metallica’s Master Of Puppets, I’ve realized just how much in the last few weeks we’ve been inundated with news and visibility of the entire Big Four. Along with Puppets’ birthday, Slayer’s headlining tour with Testament and Carcass is in full swing, Anthrax’s glorious new platter For All Kings scored stellar first-week release numbers […]

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Poison drummer Rikki Rockett diagnosed with oral cancer

Posted by on December 15, 2015

We haven’t heard anything about Poison in a while since they spoke about the possibility of touring this year which, as you might have figured, never happened. Now we might know why that never happened. During an interview with Eddie Trunk on SiriusXM, drummer Rikki Rockett revealed he was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year and […]

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Metal by Numbers appendix: the top selling hard rock/metal ever

Posted by on August 19, 2015

If you’re reading this, you’re most likely familiar with our weekly Metal by Numbers column, looking at the weekly sales numbers of hard rock and metal music. While sales continue to decline as people adopt to streaming, there are still a solid amount of records being sold, and many of them are metal. Last week, […]

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Bret Michaels gives thumbs up to Kentucky Police Sergeant

Posted by on July 7, 2015

Over the 4th of July holiday weekend in Lexington, KY,  Police Sergeant Jason Rothermund performed a cover of Poison’s “Every Rose Has Its Thorn.”  According to the Lexington Division of Police Facebook page, Rothermund is president of the FOP Bluegrass Lodge #4, and said his fellow officers got him to do it. Said Rothermund: “The guys assigned to me […]

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Bret Michaels was in the hospital once again

Posted by on November 11, 2014

Fans of Poison frontman Bret Michaels might have noticed that he had to postpone a few shows in the past week. While no reason had been given at the time, it turns out that he was in the hospital, and not just one hospital, but six over the past few weeks. In a lengthy post […]

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