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.
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 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.” Click here to read more!
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.