Such sad news! Rikki Rockett, the drummer for the legendary hair metal band Poison, announced that he’s battling oral cancer. His diagnosis is what Rikki’s calling the hardest part of his life.
Rikki Rockett, 54, told host Eddie Trunk on December 14 during his SiriusXM show Eddie Trunk Live that he was diagnosed with oral cancer in July 2015, and had been undergoing treatments for the disease ever since. Though it’s been a terrifying journey for Rikki and his loved ones, the prognosis is “excellent” for the famed drummer.
Bret Michaels, Poison frontman and ‘Rock Of Love’ star, was in the middle of a show in Manchester, New Hampshire, on May 29 when he was rushed into emergency care.
Bret Michaels, 51, is best known as being the frontman for Poison, an American rock band which rose to fame in the mid-1980s, and for his role on the reality TV competition series Rock Of Love. On May 29, Bret was performing some of his solo material when he was abruptly rushed off the stage for emergency medical care.
The worldwide party musical Rock of Ages will hit the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles from March 20-25. Re-live your arena-rock dreams while you can. You will not be sorry that you did.
If you never had the chance to be on the Sunset Strip in the 80’s chances are you don’t really know how to party. Well everyone now has their chance to live in the world when people were wanted dead or alive, they could not stop believin’ and just rocked! Rock of Ages hits up the Pantages Theater and you should get your tickets now!
Despite surviving a near-fatal brain hemorrhage last year, Bret’s recorded a brand new album!
Mark your calendars — Bret Michaels‘ new record is right around the corner! HollywoodLife.com can exclusively confirm the rocker’s Get Your Rock On solo album will be available June 14 — just one week after he kicks off his summer tour with Motley Crue on June 7 in Dallas!
The superstar rocker and winner of Celebrity Apprentice has a new show coming up on VH1, where we’ll get to see him on the road and at home with his family.
To most people, superstar rocker Bret Michaels is a pretty exciting guy. Most people, that is, except for his two daughters. On his new VH1 reality show, Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It (premiering Oct. 18), right after Bret proclaims that he is “the second most exciting man on earth,” his 5-year-old daughter, Jorja, declares, “You’re boring to me!”
HollywoodLifers: Get ready because Bret is about to rock your world! We just learned the rocker will be performing at the Miami Dolphins game in just 10 days!
We have some very exciting news! HollywoodLife.com has just discovered that Poison frontman and Celebrity Apprentice winner, Bret Michaels, will be kicking off ESPN’s Oct. 4 Monday Night Football game! We spoke to Bret’s rep, who reveals the 47-year-old singer will be performing at the “opening tail gate party” right before the New England Patriots take on the Miami Dolphins at Miami’s Sun Life stadium!
The rocker and Poison front man reveals that his health crisis gave him a renewed focus on his most important role: Father.
A cerebral hemorrhage last spring almost cost Bret Michaels his life, which didn’t just scare him and his girlfriend, Kristi Gibson, but also deeply affected their two daughters, Raine, 10, and 5-year-old Jorja. “After the hemorrhage, I realized how quickly things can be taken away from you. I just said, ‘Oh my God, now I’m really going to try to strive to be a great dad,'” Bret says in an interview in Us magazine. “My kids saved my life, and that is the truth. When I got that headache in April, my family was the first thought I had, so I rushed to the emergency room.”
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BFFs, we’ve all been worried that Bret isn’t 100% ready to be out performing across the country but we know firsthand that he is taking very special precautions.
Bret Michaels is not putting his health in danger! The 47-year-old rockstar has been performing up a storm since recovering from his near-fatal brain hemorrhage on April 21. Many say it’s too soon for Bret to be hitting the road but it turns out he is taking all necessary steps to making his tour safe. Read more
A source says the “thunderclap headache” that sent Bret to the hospital was a telltale sign of a brain hemorrhage.
UPDATE #3 (Monday, Apr. 26): Bret Michaels’ rep posted the following statement on his Facebook page: “Once again we can’t thank everyone enough for all the well wishes and prayers being sent Bret’s way! As of now Bret remains in ICU under 24 hour surveillance. Further testing this week will help locate the source of the bleeding. Look for an official medical report from doctors this week at BretMichaels.com. Please remember Bret is, and always has been, a fighter and survivor and is under the best medical care possible. Thank you for your support, thoughts & concern!”
If her love of ’80s music is any indication, Miley Cyrus is totally ‘Hungry like the Wolf’ for a role in Rock of Ages.
Miley Cyrus is all about the ’80s lately. The tween star is remaking Brett Michaels‘s rock ballad “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” because it’s “one of her all-time favorite songs,” mom Tisch Cyrus told People. The Hannah Montana star is reportedly putting her own spin on the ballad, which is already recorded and nearly ready for release.