Strongly influenced by bands such as Kiss and Aerosmith, the glam metal album featured catchy melodies and distorted power-chords.Known for its heavy metal sounds, it contained ten songs including , amongst others.Following several performances, they moved to Los Angeles in order to make themselves known on the Sunset Boulevard scene; it was during this time that they ultimately changed their name from Paris to Poison.
Discouraged by the difficulty in achieving fame as a budding band, the group’s original guitarist, Matt Smith soon left the band; he was then replaced by C. After much recording, they released their debut album, in May 1986.
While it wasn’t an instant hit, it steadily built momentum throughout the months after its release and later managed to peak at number three on the Billboard 200 the next year.
Now in the upcoming series titled "Love Camp", Bret will lead a dating bootcamp for single women to improve their dating lives.
"We'll know who's a serial dater and who's a serious dater," says Michaels.
Naming themselves as Paris, the group performed a number of local gigs around Pittsburgh, prior to moving to Los Angeles in 1984. Making themselves known in the club scene in the area, Michaels and his bandmates soon secured a recording deal with Enigma Records.
Shortly after setting into the new city, the glam metal band changed their name to Poison; around that same time, their original guitarist was also replaced by C. On top of acting as the group’s lead singer, he is also known for being highly involved with the group’s songwriting process. Born on March 15, 1963, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Bret Michael Sychak is the son of Marjorie and Wally Sychak; he has two sisters named Nicole and Michelle and is of Irish, Swiss, German, English and Carpotho-Rusyn descent.
You can try anything, but you gotta have chemistry," he explained.
"That first night, I pulled up on the Harley, took my motorcycle helmet off, 25 beautiful girls.
Recognized for his signature cowboy hats and bandanas, Michaels first picked up the guitar as a hobby when he was a teen.