Rikki Rockett Discusses Wife’s Music, Animal Rights, Legacy

Poison drummer Rikki Rockett and wife Melanie Martel spoke with Rockerazzi.com at the Whisky A Go-Go in Hollywood, where Rikki talked about working with Last Chance for Animals, his involvement in the animal rights movement, how he describes his wife’s sound, how requests to sign stretch marks is a sign of a good ballad, what legacy means to Rikki and what he wants people to remember him for. “I want to be able to eternally put a smile on people’s face when they hear a Poison song,” Rockett said. Watch the interview via YouTube below.

On TV: Paramore, P.O.D., Switches

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Rock acts on television this week include:

Jimmy Eat World, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Monday.

Bell X1, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Monday.

Paramore, who perform on ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday.

Perry Farrell, who visits ‘The Sauce’ on Monday.

P.O.D., who perform on ‘The Tonight Show’ on Tuesday.

Phantom Planet, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Tuesday.

Chris Daughtry, who performs with the African Children’s Choir on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Tuesday and ‘Idol Gives Back 2008’ on Wednesday.

Panic! At The Disco, who perform on ‘TRL’ on Tuesday.

Counting Crows, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show’ on Wednesday.

Tapes ‘N Tapes, who perform on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Wednesday.

Bret Michaels of Poison, who visits ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Wednesday.

Cobra Starship, who perform on ‘TRL’ on Wednesday and make another ‘TRL’ appearance on Thursday.

Bono of U2, who appears on ‘Idol Gives Back 2008’ on Wednesday.

Heart, who perform on ‘Idol Gives Back 2008’ on Wednesday.

The Redwalls, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show’ on Thursday.

They Might Be Giants, who perform on ‘Late Night’ on Thursday.

Switches, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Thursday.

Poison’s Bret Michaels Talks About Guitar Hero III

Exclaim caught up with Poison frontman Bret Michaels as the rocker recorded his scenes for the video game ‘Guitar Hero III’. Bret talked about why he signed on for the project, his experience being in a motion capture suit, his skills on the game, and getting humiliated in the game by little kids. Watch the segment via YouTube below.

On TV: Nikki Sixx, Bright Eyes, Yellowcard

Rock acts on television this week include Rilo Kiley, who perform on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Monday; Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx, who visits ‘The Sauce’ on Monday; Sea Wolf, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Tuesday; The National, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Wednesday; Bright Eyes, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Wednesday; Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine, who visits ‘The Sauce’ on Wednesday; Yellowcard, who perform on ‘The Sauce’ on Thursday; and Poison singer Bret Michaels, who visits ‘Late Night’ on Friday.

Poison ‘What I Like About You’ Video

Poison are out with the video to their new single ‘What I Like About You’, a remake of The Romantics’ 1980 hit, off their covers album ‘Poison’d’. Watch it via Yahoo! Music below.

Poison Perform In West Bend

Poison were videotaped performing ‘Every Rose Has Its Thorn’ and ‘Ride The Wind’ at the Washington County Fair Park in West Bend, Wisconsin on Friday (July 28). Watch the clips at YouTube below.

Heineken Premium Light Launch In Hollywood

C.C. Deville of Poison fame was on hand for Maxim Magazine Launches Heineken Premium Light at Mood in Hollywood, California on March 10th. Pictures at DailyCeleb.com have since been removed.

Pre-Debut Party For Barbara Moore’s ‘Headlights & Tailpipes’

C.C. Deville of Poison was on hand for the Pre-Debut Party for Barbara Moore’s ‘Headlights & Tailpipes’ Las Vegas Dance Review, opening April 4th at the Stardust Hotel & Casino, at Camden House in Beverly Hills, California on March 4th. Pictures at DailyCeleb.com have since been removed.

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