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Poison

©Poison/Annamaria DiSanto/CATALOG
Formed: 1983 in Mechanicsburg, PA
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Disbanded: 1993
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Blues Saraceno, Richie Kotzen, Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall, C.C. DeVille, Rikki Rockett, Matt Smith
Biography: In a decade fueled by party anthems and power ballads, Poison enjoyed a great amount of popularity, with only Bon Jovi and Def Leppard outselling them. While the group had a long string of pop-metal hits, they soon became just as renowned for their stage show, and continued to be a major attraction long ...Read full biography
Open Up And Say...Ahh!
Released: 1988
Label: EMI
Critics' Rating:
Poison's best album still has a bit of filler that fails to deliver the big hooks and catchy riffs of their best material; when that happens, Bret Michaels' affected "rawk & rowl" singing accent begins ...Read full review
Look What The Cat Dragged In
Released: 1986
Label: EMI
Critics' Rating:
Poison's debut album took its cues from the big, anthemic pop hooks of Def Leppard and the rebellious street-tough posturing of Mötley Crüe, as well as a raunchy, adolescent obsession with sex. But Poison ...Read full review