Place of birth : Harrisbur, USA
Citizenship : United States
After a two-year break the group entered the studio to record a new studio album, "Crack A Smile".
This heavy metal
group was founded in the American town of Harrisburg Michels Bret (Bret Siciak, p 15 March 1962, Harrisburg, USA. vocals) and Ricky Rocket (. Alan Rome,p 8 August 1959, USA; drums). Soon they were joined by Bobby Dall (Harry Kay Kendall, p November 2, 1958, Miami, USA. Bass) and Matt Smith (guitar). The quartet initially called "Paris" and played in local clubs. Later, the team moved to Los Angeles and changed the sign to "Poison". After this event, the group left the Smith,and his place was taken C.C. Devil (Bruce Anthony Johannesson, p 14 May 1963, New York, USA. Guitar). In 1985, the team signed a contract with "Enigma Records". Recorded in next year `s debut album earned platinum in America, and the composition" Talk Dirty To Me "with his hit the US Top 10.
The next disc "Open Up And Say. ..Ahh! "Also proved to be successful (two weeks after the release, he also went platinum) and the song" Every Rose Has Its Thorn "was on top of the American charts. Four singles were also released, of which the greatest demand used the "Your Mama Don`t Dance".
"Poison" initially received the label of "glam" because of the make-up,which they used in their show, but after the release of the 1990 "Flesh & Blood" team changed its image. In the same year, the band had its first British tour. August 18, 1990 "Poison" performed in front of the 72000th audience at the festival "Monsters of Rock" in Donington, where he was well received.The most popular hits such as "Unskinny Bop" and "Something To Believe In". In 1991, I went live album "Swallow This Live!", And then left the band Devil. He was replaced by guitarist Richie Kotzen. For the recording of the album "Native Tongue" was invited to the copper section of the "Tower Of Power Horns",which made the sound "Poison" and more melodic than something like "Bon Jovi".
Meanwhile, Kotzen was not able to settle down in the group, and in 1993 was expelled from the team. He was replaced by Blues Saraceno, with the participation of which "Poison" completed their South American tour. After a two-year break the group entered the studio to record a new studio album, "Crack A Smile". But due to problems with their record company disc release has been postponed, and instead of it appeared on the shelves later reached platinum status compilation "Greatest hits", in which two new tracks included: "Sexual Thing" and "Lay Your Body Down". After that, the band members do each their own affairs. Brett leaned in movies and starred in the movie "A Letter From Death Row", whose script he wrote and produced. Ricky went to the "Glitter for your soul", and SS He founded the team "Samantha 7 ". IN 1999 -m Bret released a solo album.By the time the "Poison" reunited in his classical composition with SS Deville. Tour dedicated to this event has been very successful and "Capitol Records" deigned to finally release "Crack A Smile", adding to the bonus tracks from the sessions of "MTV Unplugged" in 1990. Shortly thereafter,the band released a live album "Power To The People" on his own label "CMI".