There is nothing better than an epic summer concert and this tour is a dream come true for rock 'n' roll fans. It will be a night of a thousand hits with three hard-charging rock bands on the road togetherDef Leppard to tour with Poison Feb 26, 2009
We have been overwhelmed with well wishes and offers that continue to pour in for Bret. And promoters have really stepped up to the plate to reschedule dates he missed. Which is a testament to Bret's great live performances and friendships he has built over the yearsBret Michaels is heading back to work May 15, 2010
As a father of two, I cannot even imagine what the families must be going through at this time'Rock of Love' driver in fatal car crash Oct 01, 2008
I have a little twitch in my one eye because we were playing hockey on 'Rock of Love,' and I took a puck in the eye. There's no way to find true love without a little ice hockeyFans mob Bret Michaels after eye exam Sep 24, 2008
I have been conceptualizing this show for a long timeRock News Two: The week in pop Apr 12, 2003
Bret Michaels (born Bret Michael Sychak, March 15, 1963) is an American musician, actor, director, screenwriter, producer and reality television personality. He first gained fame as the lead vocalist of the glam metal band Poison. Besides his career as lead singer, he has several solo albums to his credit, as well as one chart single. He appeared in the VH1 reality show Rock of Love with Bret Michaels and its sequels, and as a judge on the talent show Nashville Star. He was the winning contestant on NBC's reality show Celebrity Apprentice 3.
Michaels was born Bret Michael Sychak, to Wally and Marjorie Sychak, north of Pittsburgh in the city of Butler, Pennsylvania. He has two sisters, Michelle and Nicole. He claims that his parents had originally intended for him to have the middle name "Maverick", after the title character in the popular James Garner TV Western series Maverick. He is of Carpatho-Rusyn descent.
At the age of six he fell ill, and during a three-week stay in the hospital, he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.