Poison’s Bret Michaels Announces “Rags To Rescue” TV Show

Poison’s Bret Michaels has announced a new TV show, which he is calling “Rags To Rescue.” The frontman’s team said the following about that:

“We are excited to announce Bret Michaels’ new TV show “Rags To Rescue” coming soon. Currently in production it will feature stories of amazing pets, people and their unbroken fighting spirit. Highlighting incredible people willing to put in the time, effort and love it takes to go from rags to rescue. Bret is bringing nothin’ but a good time with good news to give hope and make you smile. Stay tuned to BretMichaels.com for updates. – Team Bret”

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, And Joan Jett Postpone Stadium Tour To 2022

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have postponed their stadium tour once again due to the coronavirus pandemic. The trek is now scheduled for 2022. The following statement was issued:

“To all our loyal fans, we wanted to let you know that we learned today that the tour is getting moved to 2022. This is the only way to ensure that we can play ALL of the dates for ALL of you who have purchased tickets. We appreciate you hanging in there and can’t wait to get back on stage and bring The Stadium Tour to all of our fans. It is going to be one for the history books!”

2022 Tour Dates:

06/16 Atlanta, GA – Suntrust Park
06/18 Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium
06/19 Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium
06/22 Washington, DC – Nationals Park
06/24 Flushing, NY – Citifield
06/25 Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park
06/28 Charlotte, NC – Bank Of America Stadium
06/30 Nashville, TN – Nissan Stadium
07/02 Jacksonville, FL – Tiaa Bank Field
07/05 St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium
07/08 Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field
07/10 Detroit, MI – Comerica Park
07/12 Hershey, PA – Hersheypark Stadium
07/14 Cleveland, OH – Firstenergy Stadium
07/15 Cincinnati, OH – Great American Ballpark
07/17 Milwaukee, WI – American Family Field
07/19 Kansas City, MO – Kauffman Stadium
07/21 Denver, CO – Coors Field
08/05 Boston, MA – Fenway Park
08/06 Boston, MA – Fenway Park
08/10 Buffalo, NY – New Era Field
08/12 Pittsburgh, PA – PNC Park
08/14 Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank Stadium
08/19 Houston, TX – Minute Maid Park
08/21 San Antonio, TX – Alamodome
08/22 Arlington, TX – Globe Life Park
08/27 Inglewood, CA – Sofi Stadium
08/28 San Diego, CA – Petco Park
08/31 Seattle, WA – T-Mobile Park
09/07 San Francisco, CA – Oracle Park

Poison’s Rikki Rockett Receives First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Poison’s Rikki Rockett has officially received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. He tweeted the following about that:

Guns N’ Roses, KISS, Mötley Crüe, Etc. Members Pay Tribute To Late Metal Edge Editor Gerri Miller

Gerri Miller has sadly passed away following a battle with cancer. The journalist served as the editor for Metal Edge and also contributed to many other outlets such as People, Glamour, Muscle & Fitness, etc. A number of rock/metal artists have taken to social media to pay tribute to Miller:

Slash (Guns N’ Roses):

KISS:

Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe):

Bret Michaels (Poison):

Charlie Benante (Anthrax):

Skid Row:

Mark Slaughter (Slaughter):

Warrant:

BulletBoys:

Tony Harnell (ex-TNT):

John Corabi (ex-Mötley Crüe):

New AC/DC, Motörhead, Poison, And Fall Out Boy Funko Pop! Figures Announced

Funko have announced some new AC/DC, Motörhead, Poison, and Fall Out Boy Pop! figures. Among them are Pop! Albums figures based on AC/DC’s “Highway To Hell” and Motörhead’s “Ace Of Spades” and Pop! Rocks figures based on Poison’s Bret Michaels and Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz and Patrick Stump.

Rock/Metal Musicians Pay Tribute To The Late Eddie Van Halen

As previously reported, Van Halen’s Eddie Van Halen has sadly passed away following a battle with cancer. A number of rock/metal musicians have since taken to social media to pay tribute to the legendary guitarist and some of the various posts can be found below:

David Lee Roth (Van Halen):

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What a Long Great Trip It’s Been..

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Michael Anthony (ex-Van Halen, etc.):

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No words…Heartbroken, my love to the family💔

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Sammy Hagar (ex-Van Halen, etc.):

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Heartbroken and speechless. My love to the family.

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Metallica:

AC/DC:

Gene Simmons (KISS):

Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler:

Pantera:

Mark Morton (Lamb Of God):

Slash (Guns N’ Roses):

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RIP #EddieVanHalen

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Brian May (Queen):

Scott Ian (Anthrax):

John 5 (Rob Zombie, etc.):

Zach Myers (Shinedown):

Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper, etc.):

Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, etc.):

Nickelback:

Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, etc.):

Vernon Reid (Living Colour):

Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed):

Mötley Crüe’s Mick Mars, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, and Tommy Lee:

Alex Skolnick (Testament):

Gary Holt (Exodus, etc.):

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I am CRUSHED. Loss of words. RIP. One of my hero’s. FUCK 2020

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Robb Flynn (Machine Head):

Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head, etc.):

Bret Michaels (Poison):

Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers):

Bret Michaels (Poison) Training For Upcoming Action/Suspense Film

Poison’s Bret Michaels will be appearing in a new action/suspense film, tentatively titled “The Music Man.” The frontman is currently training for the role with 23-time Southwest Pistol League champion Taran Butler. Production on the film will begin later this year when CDC guidelines allow.

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, And Joan Jett Announce Rescheduled Dates For Upcoming Stadium Tour

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have officially announced the rescheduled dates for their upcoming stadium tour. This news comes after the trek was recently postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

2021 Tour Dates:

06/19 Nashville, TN – Nissan Stadium
06/21 Cincinnati, OH – Great American Ballpark
06/24 Charlotte, NC – Bank of America Stadium
06/26 Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium
06/27 Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium
07/03 Cleveland, OH – FirstEnergy Field
07/06 St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium
07/08 Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank Stadium
07/10 Detroit, MI – Comerica Park
07/13 Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park
07/15 Flushing, NY – Citi Field
07/17 Boston, MA – Fenway Park
07/18 Boston, MA – Fenway Park
07/20 Hershey, PA – Hersheypark Stadium
07/22 Pittsburgh, PA – PNC Park
08/07 Jacksonville, FL – TIAA Bank Field
08/09 Washington, DC – Nationals Park
08/12 Buffalo, NY – New Era Field
08/15 Atlanta, GA – SunTrust Park
08/17 Houston, TX – Minute Maid Park
08/20 San Antonio, TX – Alamodome
08/22 Arlington, TX – Globe Life Field
08/24 Kansas City, MO – Kauffman Stadium
08/28 Milwaukee, WI – Miller Park
08/29 Chicago, IL – Wrigley Field
09/03 Phoenix, AZ – State Farm Stadium
09/04 Los Angeles, CA – SoFi Stadium
09/07 Seattle, WA – T-Mobile Park
09/10 San Francisco, CA – Oracle Park
09/12 San Diego, CA – Petco Park

The following statement was issued:

“We are excited to share our new dates for The Stadium Tour. All tickets will be honored for the new dates. If you are a ticket holder and cannot make the new show date, you will receive an email from your ticket provider or you can visit livenation.com/refund. We look forward to seeing you in 2021!”

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, And Joan Jett Officially Postpone Summer Stadium Tour

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have officially postponed their summer stadium tour due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s an official statement:

“We wanted to continue to communicate with our fans and update you with valid information as it becomes available. The official decision has been made to move all 2020 North American Stadium Tour dates into the summer of 2021. The new stadium dates are being rescheduled, your tickets will be honored for all postponed shows and refund policy information will be made available shortly. Stay tuned, be safe and we will see you next year.“

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, And Joan Jett Are “Weighing All Options” Regarding Summer Stadium Tour

Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have issued a statement regarding the status of their summer stadium tour. It seems very unlikely that the trek will continue as planned due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the bands are still “weighing all options.” Here’s an official statement:

“We wanted to reach out to all of our amazing fans and let you know that we’ve been hard at work preparing an amazing show. Our priority during this unprecedented time is to make sure that we are being as thoughtful and responsible as possible in the decisions we are making regarding The Stadium Tour and that we are putting the fans’ health, well being and safety first and foremost. We are currently weighing all options and are awaiting further direction from the powers that be. Our goal is to have an official update to everyone by June 1 outlining exactly how we will proceed. In the meantime, stay safe and healthy. We can’t wait to see you all again.“