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Poison Frontman Fears Hitman

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The following item was published in the April 2 edition of the New York Post's "Page Six" column:

"Is someone out to get POISON frontman Bret Michaels? On Thursday morning (March 30), the randy rocker was arriving at the Adam Corolla radio show in L.A. for a guest appearance when, as he was pulling into the parking lot on Wilshire and Fairfax, 'his Mercedes was hit with a bullet,' our source said. The window was shattered but Michaels was fine. Just five months ago, the back window of his tour bus was shot out in Springfield, Mass., while he was en route to a show. A rep for Michaels said, 'We're taking this seriously. We'd like to think it was random, but this is the second time this has happened in six months — both times at publicized events.'"

As previously reported, Michaels escaped serious injury after shots were fired at his tour bus on Nov. 21, 2005 in Chicopee, Massachusetts. The singer was in town to perform a rare, invitation-only acoustic show, when, prior to the show, shots were fired from a white Ford F-150 while Michaels was still on the tour bus, according to witnesses. Michaels was struck in the face by flying broken glass, but escaped serious injury. More information on that incident is available here.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. RememberMetal? writes:

Jesus....

Sounds like someone heard "Every Rose has it's Thorn" one time too many....I hate Poison with all my heart but even Michaels doesn't deserve this bullsh**....

# Apr 6, 2006 @ 3:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. BabyBorknar writes:

ahh, just an ex girlfriend whoes looking for payback

# Apr 6, 2006 @ 4:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. josh...fuck off! writes:

hahahahahah

# Apr 6, 2006 @ 9:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. slayerhead writes:

he's gonna have to start wearing a vest like Fitty

# Apr 6, 2006 @ 2:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. sevenchurches writes:

i hope next time the hitman doesent miss.

# Apr 6, 2006 @ 3:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Chained writes:

I'm surprised the hitman isn't after C.C. Deville instead of Michaels. I always thought he was the most annoying and abnoxious one of the group.

# Apr 6, 2006 @ 4:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. War Nerve writes:

Maybe Bret dipped in some other Dudes Pie.

# Apr 6, 2006 @ 7:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. FUCKEMO writes:

guess thats what happens when your music sucks and you walk around looking like a queer in a cowboy hat. Faggit musta watch pump back mountain too many times.

# Apr 7, 2006 @ 10:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. eddie is real writes:

i hate poison and i hope that the hitman gets him

# Apr 7, 2006 @ 12:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. sevenchurches writes:

i hope the hitman slatters brett micheals brains and video tapes it so we can watch.
HAIL THE HITMAN!

# Apr 7, 2006 @ 1:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. this sux writes:

This loser dusnt get killed but dimbag duz!!! this world isnt fair!

# Apr 8, 2006 @ 12:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. PoisonChick writes:

GOD, ALL OF YOU ARE SICK!!! I happen to know him and he's very nice, so f*** off. Sick bunch of bastards.

# Apr 8, 2006 @ 1:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. jim writes:

yes, we are sick. we're sick of dumb a$$ pretty boys like this douche parading around, making bad music and above all calling him self metal. who ever you are hitman, try a laser sight on your gun, they're suprisingly acurate. more power to you.


# Apr 8, 2006 @ 3:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. PoisonChick writes:

Hitman needs to knock on your door sick f***. People like you should be locked up.

# Apr 8, 2006 @ 3:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. BLACKDOG writes:

1st off nobody deserves this.2nd Whoever this is they are not a Hitman.If they were he'd be dead by now TRUST ME! This is probably some idiot that has a grudge for some reason or another.Maybey someone who used to work for him or someone who's girl he stole or even someone who just hates his music and is takeing it too far.Hell it could just be someone who want's attention(like the bastard that killed John Lennon).Obviously Brett need's to get the police involved.I never met him or any of the guy's in POISON but I know people who have & the rumor is thier pretty cool.And yes C.C. is quite annoying but not a bad guy.

# Apr 8, 2006 @ 4:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. sevenchurches writes:

HEIL HITMAN!

# Apr 8, 2006 @ 7:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. p-ville metalhead writes:

hey f***emo: f*** you, poison is the sh** dimebag wore a cowboy hat sometimes and i bet you wont talk sh** about him.

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 3:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. p-ville metalhead writes:

nobody deserves to get shot for making music that you dont like

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 3:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. psythe writes:

nobody deserves to get shot, period. either what ever they may have done isnt bad enough to see them shot, or what they did is so bad that shooting them is just far too kind.

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 7:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. killingtime420 writes:

I think #18's got it right.
But even then, if I were to enter my normal state of misanthropia as it concerns the music biz... I can imagine a few other people that'd need an assassination well before anybody in Poison. Mainly pop-stars, and any of those so called "hardcore" or "gangsta" rappers. They're like metaphysicians, brain washing the young and highly impressionable with their bullsh** lyrics about sex, guns, and drugs, killing, smoking, and "rollin' on dubs", narcissists, masoginists, materialistic dopes with gold teeth and a bling-lined sphincter... NOW everytime I hear something like that, it's almost as if I enter berzerker mode, the radio's life becomes endangered (*the reason I don't listen to the radio). Poison's never p***ed me off that much with what they've created...

However, to get back on track - where there's an effect there must have been a cause, and if there's a cause there must be a reason in the human realm. Whatever it is it's probably foolish and unjustified.

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 12:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. MetalHeadJ writes:

for one thing....why the f*** is Poison being discussed on a METAL site????? That's p***y hair rock bullsh**! While we're at it let's just discuss other horrible bands like Ratt and Winger! 'nuff said!

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 3:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. BLACKDOG writes:

RATT might not have been true METAL they were still a far cry better than POISON.Hell they are better than alot of band's out right now when you get right down to it.It's all about musicianship and the ability to wright an actual song.Alice Cooper saide it best."I'm constantly haveing new band's bringing me a demo tapes and I'm like OK I GET IT YOU ARE ANGRY BUT WHERE IS THE SONG !"Alot of people don't get that these day's.Don't mock the old school.Most of the band's you listen to wright now count RATT and even POISON as influences.Alot of new band's would not exist if not for old school.

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 6:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. MetalHeadJ writes:

Look, to me "old school" METAL to me is Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Saxon, etc....not a bunch of fa**ot a$$ dudes who look like the groupies they were f***ing that were doing it for the money! Ok Ratt were better than most bands in that genre and maybe I made a mistake bringing them into it, so let me rephrase my earlier comment......While we're at it why don't we discuss horrible groups like Winger and White Lion

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 6:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. BLACKDOG writes:

Oh no.Please don't take it like that. I was not takeing anything away from your statement.I don't consider RATT to be METAL either although I was ounce a big fan.Warren DeMartini is still one of my favorite Guitarist's to this day.Vito Brada was an excellent guitarist as well I say was because I have no idea what he's up to these day's.But you are correct the rest of his band (WHITE LION)sucked.He was the only reason they were listenable if you ask me.The lead singer sounded like he was straining his way threw a power dump.I do agree with You when I think old school Metal I think JUDAS PRIEST, MOTOR HEAD etc.

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 6:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. MetalHeadJ writes:

dude, I don't take anything seriously...lol......but you're right though...I put Warren DeMartini and Vito Bratta into the same category as I put George Lynch and Steve Vai and other awesome guitarists who wasted their talents in groups that clearly sucked. Let's take Vivian Campbell for example....he played some awesome stuff in Dio.....how the hell did he end up in bands like Whitesnake (a Zep rip off) or Def Leppard(pop metal at best)???? That goes for Vai too because he was in WHitesnake too

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 6:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. ! writes:

ditto!!! steve vai & vivian campbell are exellent musicians. never liked ratt though. sounded kinda girly. but, i was more into maiden, motorhead, priest, and the like, back then. i'm hoping to see godsmack this year. i heard them for the first time, just last year. blackdog said they were even better live. can't wait. hopefully, they will play close to the twin cities this year. oh yeah, one more thing, i'm going to see maiden in ireland in december. taking the wife to see our families for christmas. she has no idea i scored tickets. she is going to go crazy. i love surprising her with unique gifts. UP THE IRONS!!!

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 7:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. BLACKDOG writes:

I WILL ASK AGAINE !! WHAT THE f*** IS WONG WITH YOU !!!! .... Just because your obsessed with this crap does not mean we are.

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 11:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. FUCKEMO writes:

this queer coco seems to have c*ck on the brain. it's all this dumbass can think of to say. he hasnt made one post that doesnt have c*ck in it at least 2 times. PUT THE D ICK DOWN and think of something besides c*** u f uckin idiot

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 11:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. BLACKDOG writes:

OK ignore that last one.I accidently confused this feed with a different one.That comment was for that COCO psyco.

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 11:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. deathbringer writes:

Coco, your comments are off-topic, hate/profanity-filled, and spam that contribute nothing. So long as they remain that way, they will be deleted en masse.

# Apr 10, 2006 @ 11:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. psythe writes:

Thankyou, deathbringer. glad to see somebody's got these posters (posers?...) under control.

# Apr 10, 2006 @ 8:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. deathbringer writes:

Tone down both the attacks and profanity and I'll de-blacklist the account the account and stop deleting your comments. But if I see a bunch more of "the usual" (lots of profanity and attacks), I will just delete all of the messages from you - not bothering to look for any "good" ones.

# Apr 11, 2006 @ 3:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. the crusader writes:

deathbringer i see you de-blackilist coco. i could'nt get on this site because of him. he's my brother you know my younger immature brother whom i sure never wish to had.

# Apr 11, 2006 @ 6:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. jim writes:

i've only been around for a short time, doing my best not to piss any one off too much, but i've also known a fundamental thing the enitre time. this is the internet. if you take anything you see on an internest forum to heart you should not have children. relax folks, it should all be in fun. oh and poison, motley crew, and the rest of the hair metal should be left back ion the 80's. that was over a decade ago, it's time to move on.

# Apr 11, 2006 @ 7:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. psythe writes:

my sympathies, crusader.

# Apr 11, 2006 @ 7:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. jnsguts writes:

whats up deathbringer, look, no caps. its true, HIMMM!!!!!is back. just hittin a few threads to see if anyone i know is still around and woul'nt ya know it, i find the new biggist a$$hole, coco. should i or should'nt i? hmmm....... only time and ignorance will tell. now to the case in point. has everyone overlooked the most apparent issue? brett micheals, poison, has been? can you say publicity stunt? it's his own doing trying to remind all of us that he's still around, as if anyone actually cares. HIMMM!!!!

# Apr 11, 2006 @ 9:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. spage writes:

All of you haters are nothing but a bunch of pathetic losers who are so miserable with your own life that you can't stand it when somebody has more than you!! You are all JEALOUS!! Who cares if you hate Poison's music, don't listen to it you f**ken morons! You should not think such terrible things of others because the one that will end up with a tragic ending will be YOU!! It's called bad karma.

# Apr 28, 2006 @ 3:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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