Poison Artist Bio and Lyrics
Hailing from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Poison was formed. Briefly after forming, they would embark on a musical pilgrimage to Los Angeles to enter the house of their Glam Metal inspiration. In 1984, Brett Michaels, Bobby Dall, Matt Smith and Rikki Rocket would compose the band know as Paris. Inspired by Metal-Mocking movie, “This is Spinal Tap,” the band changed their name to Poison. Matt Smith had to leave the band and they decided to draft C.C. DeVille as his replacement.
Poison quickly gathered momentum on the Sunset Strip club scene. Their cheap, flashy effects mimicked those of the band Kix. In 1986 the band would sign themselves to Enigma Records. It was here that they released their debut, Look What the Cat Dragged In. It would sell 2 million copies and also draw up tensions with the bands manager.
Upon release of their second album, Poison found their major hits. “Every Rose Has its Thorns,” and “Nothin’ But a Good Time,” would ultimately become the bands most known singles. The songs appeared on the album, “Open Up and Say…AHH!” which was released in 1988. Their third album, Flesh & Blood (1990) would also yield many hits. It featured “Ride the Wind,” and “Unskinny Bop,” as well as “Something to Believe In.”
Following their third album, Poison would go on a world tour. After coming off the road however, DeVille’ drug addictions would cause tensions. After a violent argument with Michaels, he would be replaced with Richie Kotzen. The band would continue releasing moderately successful albums throughout the nineties, and would open for KISS on the Rock the Nation tour in 2004.
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I have been a fan since Poison played The Timbers here in Glendora, Ca. That was way before "Look What The Cat Dragged In." They played with some local acts, Mad Racket and No Sugar.The Rock Of Love had some girls on that were super fans but the longest one had only been a fan for 10 ten years!I cant imagine anyone not knowing who Poison is and the girls he has to chose from, barely do!
#1 - kitty - 09/04/2007 - 05:31
Uno de los mejores grupos del glam metal.
Un estilo propio. Lo mejor .de Poison: Bobby Dall. La mejor canción: la balada Life goes on, una gran " POWER BALLAD"
#2 - María Carolina - 11/06/2007 - 18:04
I love you
I forgot to give you our flower shop address it is 937 S locust Grand Island
#3 - Abby Christensen - 01/21/2008 - 18:37
Heyy I love poison their my favorite band the whole world i love them, I love all their songs I have never seen a concert but I'm wishing they will Tour one day in London the would be so AWSOME I love all their albums,Poison "Greatest Hits" I can't see anyone who doesn't like poison that's just not cool
BEST BAND EVER YEA POISON FAN I've always had a CRUSH on Bret Micheal's,I LOVE YOU
#4 - Poisonfan - 05/20/2009 - 19:10
i'm 29 years old and i love you when i was 5 grade i'm also love motley crue hail heavy metal and glam rock and i hate pop music and hip hop
#5 - widi - 08/05/2009 - 12:11
I love your songs and your movies
I have a question for you when you was in Kansas and i don't know if you rememeber my step brother Jeff he got on the stage with you to play songs we have some picture of you and your band and with my step brother I really want to ask you something if you was in NE for a concert do you think i can get my husband and my mom and my step dad and my brother and step brother and me to meet you some how. I know it been so longago when you was in Kansas if you can go on rosesforyou.com website you can see my step dad is gene is jeff dad make the chocolate fountain Me and my husband really want to meet you i knew sign langauge since i was 3 years old i wasn't deaf i couldn't talk and do need someone for you and love your band to be a wife to you and to be a good mom and a wife to you i really want to be on your shows so bad I don't if you want me to it is up to you want me be on your VHT Rock of Love movies do you do that anymore me and my husband and my brother his wife his kids his wife friend we went to see you at the state fair that was so neat to get that close to the stage to you. We hope you have a nice happy easter and a happy spring can you please let me know if you i can be on your show or be with be with you and with your band i want to be your wife and take care of you and be a good mom to your kids. I love you Brett Please can you write to me soon when you have time i really want to be in your fan club and with you all the time. Love Abby Joey Christensen
#6 - abby - 03/31/2010 - 02:33
Heyy I love poison their my favorite band the whole world i lovethem cant imagine anyone not knowing who Poison is and the girls he has to chose from, barely do!
#7 - milad - 01/12/2011 - 17:29
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