Poison

Poison

Poison is a glam metal band from Los Angeles. Formed by drummer Rikki Rockett and singer Bret Michaels. they started out in Pennsylvania in the early 80s. Their first band together was called the Spectres.

Vintage Magazines with Poison

Screamer Magazine May 1988

Screamer Magazine May 1988
Issue: May 1988. Featuring: Poison. Also included Bang Tango, Tuff, Odin, Barren Cross, XYZ, Max Havoc and Much More.

Screamer Magazine March 1988

Screamer Magazine March 1988
Issue: March 1988. Featuring: MSG. Also Included Aerosmith, Dokken, Jailhouse, Lizzy Borden, D'Molls, and Much More.

Screamer Magazine January 1988

Screamer Magazine January 1988
Issue: January 1988. Featuring: Leatherwolf. Also includes Def Leppard, Megadeth, TSOL, Jetboy, Reinkus Tide and Much More.

Articles with Poison

POISON Kicks Off “Nothin’ But a Good Time” Summer Tour with CHEAP TRICK & POP EVIL

Friday evening, May 18th, FivePoint Amphitheatre was packed to the gills with people looking for nothin’ but a good time.  Turns out, that is exactly what they got.  Poison, a Pennsylvania to Hollywood transplant, was at the forefront of the glam metal ascension of the late 1980’s.  The multi-platinum album sellers kicked off their summer… Read more »


Photos – POISON Live! – FivePoint Amphitheatre

Photos – POISON Live! – FivePoint Amphitheatre CLICK HERE to read a review of the show.


Pop Evil to Support Poison/Cheap Trick, New Studio Video Released

2018 will be the year POP EVIL returns to American amphitheaters in full force supporting two legendary acts, POISON and CHEAP TRICK on the “Poison…Nothin’ But A Good Time 2018” tour. Vocalist Leigh Kakaty weighs in: “This spring is going to be an exciting one for POP EVIL, that’s for sure! What a fantastic opportunity… Read more »


ROCK MANAGER VICKY HAMILTON ANNOUNCES UNCENSORED TELL-ALL BOOK

Appetite for Dysfunction: A Cautionary Tale is an all-access pass into the early days of Guns N’ Roses, Poison, Mötley Crüe and the debaucherous ‘80s Sunset Strip. (2 March 2016 – Los Angeles, CA)  At 22, Vicky Hamilton left her hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and arrived on the Sunset Strip as a wide-eyed blonde… Read more »


ENUFF Z’NUFF – Like a Sumo Wrestler and a Cupcake!

Not many bands deserve the respect that should be laid at the feet of this Illinois-based rock band.  Since 1984, they have worked hard and relentlessly plied their art which is an infectious pop-driven form of accessible and at times quirky style of rock music.  Their self-titled debut album was unveiled in 1989 complete with… Read more »


For Poison’s Bobby Dall, it’s been Nothin’ But a Good Time

When vocalist Bret Michaels, drummer Rikki Rockett, bassist Bobby Dall and guitarist C.C. DeVille, better known as Poison, exploded onto the music scene in the early ’80s, no one knew the magnitude of their presence.  Originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the band set out for the Los Angeles music scene and the rest, as they say, is… Read more »


Bangin’ Heads With Rikki Rockett

Rikki Rockett may be best known as the main headbanger/skin basher/beat keeper of Poison, but he is also a perfect example of the American entrepreneur.  In 2005 Rockett came off the road with Poison, knowing he was going to have some downtime he was determined to take on a new challenge.  Considering drums have been… Read more »


Screamer Magazine December 1992

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Screamer Magazine October 1992

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Screamer Magazine January 1994

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