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POISON
Los Angeles, California, USA
*  3/1984

Line-Up (2007):

POISON (photo)
 

Bret Michaels - voc
C.C. DeVille - g
Bobby Dall - bg
Rikki Rockett - ds

Former Members:

C.C. DeVille (g, 3/84-11/91); Richie Kotzen (g,voc, 6/92-7/93); Blues Saraceno (g, 1993-96)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Look What The Cat Dragged In
produced by: Jim Faraci/Ric Browde
8/1986 Enigma 3
2.Open Up And Say ... Ahh!
produced by: Tom Werman
5/1988 Enigma18 2
3.Flesh And Blood
produced by: Mike Fraser/Bruce Fairbairn
21.06.1990Enigma3 2
4.Swallow This Live
(2LP)
11/1991 Enigma52 51
5.Native Tongue
produced by: Richie Zito
01.02.1993Capitol20 16
6.Greatest Hits 1986-199611.11.1996Capitol
7.Crack A Smile And More
(unreleased 1996 album + 7 bonus tracks)
02.11.1999Capitol 131
8.Power To The People6/2000 Cyanide 166
9.Hollyweird21.05.2002Cyanide Music 103
10.Best of the Ballads & Blues05.08.2003Capitol 141
11.On Your Way to Number 102.11.2004EMI
12.Cosmic Dancing13.09.2005Funky DeLicacie
13.Rock Breakout Years: 198711.10.2005Madacy
14.Bullet For My Valentine2/2006 Zomba
15.The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock04.04.2006Capitol 17
16.Poison'd05.06.2007Capitol 32
17.Holiday Gift Pack20.11.2007Capitol
18.Seven Days Live26.08.2008Eagle
19.Poison13.01.2009Madacy
20.10 Great Songs12.01.2010Capitol 145
21.Nothing But a Good Time
(box set)
09.11.2010Capitol
22.Double Dose (Ultimate Hits)03.05.2011Capitol
23.Live from London05.03.2013The Store For Music
24.Icon: Poison19.03.2013Capitol
25.20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection01.04.2014Capitol

Richie Kotzen:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Richie Kotzen5/1989 Shrapnel/Roadrunner
2.Fever Dream
produced by: Mike Varney/Steve Fontano
1990 Shrapnel/Roadrunner
3.Electric Joy1991 Shrapnel/Roadrunner
4.Mother Head's Family Reunion
produced by: Richie Zito
11/1994 MCA
5.Tilt
& Greg Howe
8/1995 Roadrunner
6.The Inner Galactic Fusion Experience1995 Shrapnel
7.Wave Of Emotion
produced by: Glenn Hughes
1996 Polystar
8.Something To Say1997 Polystar
9.Bi-Polar Blues18.05.1999
10.Slow3/2002 Lion Music
11.Change8/2003 Frontiers
12.Get Up9/2004 Frontiers
13.Acoustic Cuts08.02.2005Frontiers
14.Instrumental Collection: The Shrapnel Years27.06.2006Shrapnel
15.Into The Black26.12.2006Frontiers
16.Return of Mother Head's Family Reunion2008
17.I'm Comin' Out12.07.2011Mausoleum
18.The Essential02.09.2014Loud & Proud
19.Live18.09.2015Audio & Video Labs Inc.
20.50 For 50
(3CD)
03.02.2020Headroom Inc.

Bret Michaels:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.A Letter From Death Row01.02.1999Poorboy/Cargo
2.Songs Of Life20.05.2003Poorboy
3.Rock My World03.06.2008VH1 Classic
4.Custom Built06.07.2010Poor Boy 14
5.Jammin' With Friends25.06.2013Poor Boy 80
6.True Grit05.05.2015

Blues Saraceno:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Best Of Blues Saraceno23.05.2000Spitfire

Rikki Rockett:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Glitter for Your Soul24.06.2008BCD Music Group

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Talk Dirty To Me / Want Some, Need Some3/1987 Enigma/Capitol67 9
2.I Want Action / Play Dirty6/1987 Capitol 50
3.Cry Tough / Look What The Cat Dragged In8/1987 Capitol97
4.I Won't Forget You / Blame It On You8/1987 Enigma/Capitol 13
5.Nothin' But A Good Time / Look But You Can't Touch4/1988 Enigma35 6
6.Fallen Angel / Bad To Be Good7/1988 Enigma59 12
7.Every Rose Has Its Thorn / Living For The Minute10/1988 Enigma 1
8.Every Rose Has Its Thorn / Back To The Rocking Horse
12",CD + Gotta Face The Hangman
1/1989 Capitol12
9.Your Mama Don't Dance / Tearin' Down The Walls
12",CD + Love On The Rocks
2/1989 Enigma10 10
10.Nothin' But A Good Time / Livin' For The Minute
12",CD + Look What The Cat Dragged In (live)
7/1989 Capitol48
11.Unskinny Bop / Swamp Juice (Soul-O)
12",CD + Valley Of Lost Souls / Poor Boy Blues
6/1990 Enigma10 3
12.Something To Believe In / Balls And Chain
12" + Look What The Cat Dragged In / Your Mama Don't Dance / Every Rose Has Its Thorn
9/1990 Enigma35 4
13.Ride The Wind1/1991 Enigma/Capitol 38
14.Life Goes On4/1991 Enigma 35
15.So Tell Me Why / Guitar Solo
12"(1),CD1 + Unskinny Bop (live) / Ride The Wind (live)
12"(2),CD2 + Only Time Will Tell / No More Lookin' Back (Poison Jazz)
11/1991 Enigma25
16.Stand / Stand (CHR edit)
CD + Native Tongue / Scream / Whip-Comes Down
07.12.1992Enigma25 50
17.Until You Suffer Some (Fire And Ice) / Stand (acoustic)
12" + Strike Up The Band
CD + Bastard Son Of A Thousand Blues
12.04.1993Enigma32

Videos:

1. The Video
2. A Sight For Sore Eyes - 1990
3. Flesh, Blood & Videotape
4. Swallow This Live
5. Seven Days Live - 1993, live

Movies:

1. Burke's Law (1993, starring Bret Michaels, TV seriál)
2. A Letter From Death Row (1998, starring Bret Michaels)
3. Martial Law (1999, starring Bret Michaels)

Bibliography:

Brett Michaels: Roses and Thorns: The Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy to My Reality (6/2009, Simon & Schuster)

Awards:

1988 Rolling Stone - Worst Band
1988 Rolling Stone Critics - Worst Band

Various:

original name z Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

original name Spectres
12/1990 - MTV Unplugged

Richie Kotzen:

appeared on the LP:

L.A. Blues Authority: L.A. Blues Authority (1992, Sgamepnel)
Glenn Hughes: Blues (1993, Roadrunner)
L.A. Blues Authority: Cream Of The Crop (1995, Roadrunner)
War & Peace: Light At The End Of The World (7/01, Mascot)
Gene Simmons: Asshole (20.4.04, Simmons)
Jason Becker: Triumphant Hearts (7.12.18)

Bret Michaels:

appeared on the LP:

Uncle Kracker: 72 And Sunny (19.6.04, Lava)

C.C. DeVille:

10/2005 sentenced to 80 days in jail for driving while intoxicated

appeared on the LP:

Motörhead: Kiss of Death (29.8.06, Sanctuary)

Press References:

Bang!
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1993619.10.19936Big Bang!interview
19944123.11.19948Big Bang!interview
1996426.02.19966Big Bang!
Big Beng!
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19962812.12.199625Forum kritikumalbum review
19981302.04.1998220Hard & Heavy Masters
19983401.10.19986Infokus
2000310.02.200035Forum kritikumalbum review
Melodie
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
198710 14profile
19936 13profile
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1992608.02.19924News
19942418.06.19943News
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1991910.05.199119Profilyprofile
1993601.04.199312Hard & Heavyprofile
19976 113Recenze - Atdalbum review
20001 111Recenze - Reedicealbum review
Rock Report
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19942 4profile, discography