Poison

  1. Bret Michaels Suffers Medical Emergency During Concert

    May 30, 2014 9:22 AM EDT Singer Bret Michaels abruptly ended a concert in New Hampshire after suffering a medical emergency. Guitarist Pete Evick says on Michaels' Facebook page that Michaels was three songs into his set in Manchester on Thursday when he rushed from ...

  2. Live Nation Ticket Sales Up 25% YTD; Diverse Touring Line-Up Drives Numbers, $4 Beers Await Fans

    May 18, 2012 4:15 PM EDT With a lineup of tours that touches on virtually every genre and musical scene, Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and amphitheater operator, seems to be on a path to continue the rebound of 2011, after suffering the brunt of an overal ...

  3. Bret Michaels Settles Lawsuit With Tony Awards Over Head Injury

    May 15, 2012 10:18 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - Bret Michaels and organizers of the Tony Awards have settled a lawsuit filed by the rocker after a 2009 incident in which he was hit in the head with a set piece and suffered injuries that he claimed contributed to a brain hemorrha ...

  4. Nicole Scherzinger's Album Delayed Again

    November 16, 2011 12:50 PM EST Nicole Scherzinger's first solo album has been pushed back yet again, the Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Killer Love, which initially had a release date of Nov. 15, and was moved to December, will now be coming out in 2012, says an Intersc ...

  5. Poison Responds to Song Theft Allegations

    October 27, 2011 4:53 PM EDT Poison, one of the most successful hair metal bands of the 1980s, is striking back in response to a new lawsuit that claims four hit songs were stolen a quarter century ago from another band. A lawyer for the group led by frontman-turned-reality-T ...

  6. Hair Band War! Did Poison Steal '80s Hits From Another Band?

    October 21, 2011 10:20 PM EDT Members of Poison, including frontman-turned-reality-TV-celebrity Bret Michaels, have been hit with a lawsuit claiming that four of their songs were stolen from another band. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Illinois federal court, isn't over ...

  7. 'X Factor' Judge Nicole Scherzinger On Upcoming Album 'Killer Love': 'It's a lot deeper than Pussycat Dolls'

    August 18, 2011 5:45 PM EDT Nicole Scherzinger, whose No. 1 U.K. single "Don't Hold Your Breath" was released in the United States on Aug. 16, says she has not yet found the song she will sing when it comes time to perform on Fox's "The X Factor" ...

  8. Nicole Scherzinger, Adele (of Course) Top U.K. Charts

    March 21, 2011 7:46 AM EDT Adele extended her run atop the album chart with "21" (XL) to eight weeks yesterday (Sunday), setting a new digital record in the process, as Nicole Scherzinger claimed her first U.K. solo No. 1 single with "Don't Hold Your Bre ...

  9. Eminem's 'Recovery' Notches Three Weeks at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's "Recovery" is the first album to notch three consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 since March, as it holds atop the tally with 229,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The last album to string three weeks ...

  10. Third Week At No. 1 For Eminem's 'Recovery' On Billboard 200

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Eminem makes it a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "Recovery" while Drake's "Thank Me Later" hangs out at No. 2 for a third frame . . . The chart's highest debut is the first solo effort by OutKast's ...

  11. Bret Michaels Hospitalized After 'Warning Stroke'

    May 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bret Michaels is back in the hospital. The rocker and reality TV star suffered what doctors call a "warning stroke" and has been diagnosed with a patent forum ovale, or hole in the heart, according to a report Thursday (May 20) on his we ...

  12. UPDATE: Bret Michaels Stable After Brain Hemorrhage

    April 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rocker-turned-reality star Bret Michaels of the rock band Poison suffered a brain hemorrhage on Friday but was later reported to be conscious and in stable condition at an undisclosed hospital. A spokeswoman for Michaels confirmed reports that the ...

  13. Poison Sues Label Over Royalties

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Members of the rock band Poison claim their recording label has consistently underpaid royalties to the group throughout their career, according to a lawsuit. The suit, filed yesterday (June 18) against Capitol Records and EMI Music Marketing, say ...

  14. VH1 To Air 'Station Fire' Special

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert benefit special on March 23 to remember the five-year anniversary of the tragic fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert at the Station Nightclub in West Warwick, R.I. The television ...

  15. Poison Pumped For Ratt Tour, New Album

    April 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A full itinerary is still being confirmed, but Poison and Ratt will join forces for a summer trek starting June 13 at the Bi Lo Center in Greenville, S.C., and wrapping Aug. 19 at the Coors Amphitheatre in Denver. The tour, which brings Poison and ...

  16. Retail Track

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It has been more than six years since Chuck D and Public Enemy ticked off music retail by releasing "There's a Poison Going On" exclusively through the Internet. This time, Public Enemy will give the It has been more than six years ...

  17. Retail Track

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It has been more than six years since Chuck D and Public Enemy ticked off music retail by releasing "There's a Poison Going On" exclusively through the Internet. This time, Public Enemy will give the It has been more than six years ...

  18. Retail Track

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It has been more than six years since Chuck D and Public Enemy ticked off music retail by releasing "There's a Poison Going On" exclusively through the Internet. This time, Public Enemy will give the It has been more than six years ...

  19. VH1 Classic To Spotlight Rock Fantasy Camp

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Daltrey, Lofgren on board for special. VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp with a two-hour special airing April 2. The event finds such rock veterans as the Who's Roger Daltrey, the E Street Band's Nils Lo ...

  20. Bret Michaels Joins 'Nashville Star'

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Poison rocker to judge country series. Poison rocker to judge country series. News ...

  21. Bret Michaels Joins 'Nashville Star'

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST USA Networks will announce today (Jan. 13) that Poison frontman Bret Michaels has signed on as a judge for the third season of the country music reality series "Nashville Star." USA Networks will announce today (Jan. 13) that Poison fron ...

  22. Monk Splits With Warner Oz

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Australia and Sophie Monk have parted ways. According to her manager David Caplice, the pop singer is about to sign with another major and is soon to be confirmed to appear in a TV series Warner Music Australia and Sophie Monk have pa ...

  23. Monk Splits With Warner Oz

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Australia and Sophie Monk have parted ways. According to her manager David Caplice, the pop singer is about to sign with another major and is soon to be confirmed to appear in a TV series Warner Music Australia and Sophie Monk have pa ...

  24. Australian Manager Thomas Sues TV Production Firm

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based artist manager Grant Thomas is suing Australian TV production company Screentime for A$750,000 ($555,000), claiming breach of contract and lost earnings. Sydney-based artist manager Grant Thomas is suing Australian TV production compa ...

  25. Australian Manager Thomas Sues TV Production Firm

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based artist manager Grant Thomas is suing Australian TV production company Screentime for A$750,000 ($555,000), claiming breach of contract and lost earnings. Sydney-based artist manager Grant Thomas is suing Australian TV production compa ...