Robert Kessler of Celebuzz.com reports that POISON frontman BRET MICHAELS escaped serious injury Friday morning (June 21st) when his tour bus hit "several deer." Michaels was traveling in a brand new tour bus between Abilene, Texas and Biloxi, Mississippi at the time of the crash. Michaels, as well as his driver and head of security, only received minor cuts and bruises when the bus collided with some deer in the road. The deer were likely not as lucky. Further details can be found here
Bret's solo show tonight at the Biloxi Hard Rock Hotel And Casino will go ahead as planned.
Bret's new solo album, Jammin' With Friends, will be released June 25th via Poor Boy Records; it contains the following 20 tracks:
'Nothin But A Good Time'
'Sweet Home Alabama'
'Talk Dirty To Me'
'Get Your Rock On'
'The App Song'
'Every Rose Has Its Thorn'
'Driven' (Rock Mix)
'Nothing To Lose'
'What I Got'
'Go That Far' (Hybrid Mix)
'Party Rock Band'
'You Know You Want It'
'Margaritaville' (Live In Detroit)
'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' (Country Version)
'Something To Believe In'
'Nothin But A Good Time' (Classic Rock Version)
'Get Your Ride On'
Following his 2010 album, Custom Built, Bret Michaels returns with a special new release featuring collaborations with some of the top artists and players in music including: LORETTA LYNN, JIMMY BUFFETT, EDWIN MCCAIN, MILEY CYRUS, MICHAEL ANTHONY (VAN HALEN), ACE FREHLEY (KISS), PHIL COLLEN (DEF LEPPARD), GARY ROSSINGTON, PETER KEYS & RICKEY MEDLOCKE (LYNYRD SKYNYRD), LESLIE WEST (MOUNTAIN), JARET REDDICK (BOWLING FOR SOUP), BOBBY CAPPS (38. SPECIAL), JOE PERRY (AEROSMITH) C.C. DEVILLE (POISON) and more!
Bret on the new album: "It's really not just a Bret Michaels album. I had so many other talented artists come in and support that it's really a Bret Michaels & Friends album. There's a staggering amount of talent on this. It's been such a fun project for me and I'm excited to share it with the fans."
In live news, Bret has the following solo shows booked:
21 - Hard Rock Hotel And Casino - Biloxi, MS
22 - Nutty Jerry's - Winnie, TX
23 - The Rail Club - Fort Worth, TX
27 - The Forum - Macomb, IL
29 - Divots DeVent Center - Norfolk, NE
30 - Two Frogs Grill - Ardmore, OK