Tag Archives: Bret Michaels

‘Rock Of Ages’ Premiere Brings ’80s Rockers Temporarily Into Spotlight

Posted by on June 12, 2012

Have you heard? There’s an adaptation of the hit Broadway musical ‘Rock of Ages’ coming out Friday that does for the ’80s Sunset Strip scene what ‘Moulin Rouge’ did for french whorehouses! Tom Cruise plays fictional rocker Stacee Jaxx, who jumps onstage instead of on Oprah’s couch. And between Billboard and the New York Times, mainstream […]

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Poison Responds To Plagiarism Accusations, Plans To Fight Lawsuit

Posted by on October 27, 2011

Last week, two members of the now defunct 80’s glam rock band Kid Rocker filed a lawsuit against Poison. Plaintiffs Billy McCarthy and James Stonich are accusing Poison and its members of plagiarizing songs such as “Talk Dirty To Me,” “I Won’t Forget You,” “Fallen Angel” and “Ride the Wind.” While it may seem odd […]

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Poison Sued For Ripping Off Songs…25 Years Later

Posted by on October 24, 2011

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Poison have found themselves in a bit of legal heat in Illinois. The 80’s hair metal band is being sued by members of disbanded hair metal band Kid Rocker for plagiarizing songs such as “Talk Dirty To Me,” “I Won’t Forget You,” “Fallen Angel” and “Ride the Wind.” In a lawsuit […]

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Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Joins ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Season 5

Posted by on October 21, 2011

It worked well for Bret Michaels. So why shouldn’t Dee Snider take a shot at being Donald Trump’s next celebrity apprentice? It’s been reported that the Twisted Sister frontman is taking part in the fifth season of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice. Snider will be competing against fellow “celebrities” such as Victoria Gotti, Real Housewives star Teresa […]

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And You Were Afraid That Motley Crue And Poison Would Get Along

Posted by on July 20, 2011

It wasn’t that long ago when we applauded Nikki Sixx for admitting that Motley Crue was touring with Poison for the fans, despite their less than kind past comments. We also applauded him for wiping the egg off his face and making TV appearances with Poison frontman Bret Michaels. It truly seemed like everyone in […]

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Not So Fast Bret Michaels, Nikki Sixx Denies Apology

Posted by on May 16, 2011

Last week, Poison frontman Bret Michaels claimed that Nikki Sixx apologized to him personally for the derogatory comments his Motley Crue band mates made towards their new tour mates. Thus, we figured that Motley Crue and Poison’s upcoming tour would now be drama free. Well not so fast, for Sixx now claims that he has […]

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Bret Michaels Claims Nikki Sixx Apologized For Crue’s Derogatory Comments

Posted by on May 13, 2011

It’s a known fact that the members of Motley Crue have had less than kind words for fellow 80’s hair metal band Poison. First, Sixx made the now infamous statement saying  that he or any of his bands would never tour with Poison. This was then followed by comments made by both Tommy Lee and […]

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Monster Ballads Gets The Kidz Bop Treatment It Deserves

Posted by on April 18, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CErzt7ngFs[/youtube]Record label Razor & Tie, which counts All That Remains and Norma Jean among the artists on its roster, has made their money the old-fashioned – by direct to consumer marketing via cable TV ads. Their Monster Ballads and Buzz Ballads series have gotten people temporarily re-interested in the likes of Mr. Big and Vertical […]

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Video: Nikki Sixx’s Most Honest Response About The Motley Crue/Poison Tour To Date

Posted by on April 7, 2011

Nikki Sixx knew he’d have to respond to why Motley Crue decided to tour with Poison after claiming any band of his never would in every interview he did. While he may still gloss over his colorful comments, he’ll admit that there was still hesitation. In a recent video interview with RollingStone.com, Sixx admitted that […]

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Video: Bret Michaels And Nikki Sixx Conduct Interviews Together

Posted by on March 23, 2011

When it was revealed that Motley Crue and Poison were touring together, Nikki Sixx probably feared two things. First, having to answer a billion questions regarding the less than kind remarks he had for his new tourmates back in 2004. Second, having to sit next to Bret Michaels during interviews and act like nothing had […]

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