Several more dates have surfaced for POISON's forthcoming summer tour which will include DOKKEN and SEBASTIAN BACH on select shows.
The following gigs have been leaked via LiveNation.com, EmpireTickets.com and Ticketmaster.com but **not yet officially confirmed** by the POISON camp and should be treated as a rumor only:
Jul. 05 - Greeley Stampede - Greeley, CO
Jul. 29 - Bank of America Pavilion - Boston, MA
Aug. 07 - Bank of America Pavilion - Boston, MA
Aug. 09 - Freedom Hill - Sterling Heights, MI
Aug. 16 - Riverbend Music Center - Cincinnati, OH
Aug. 17 - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis - Maryland Heights, MO
Aug. 23 - Gibson Amphitheatre - Universal City, CA
According to a posting on DOKKEN's official web site, "DOKKEN will be the featured opening act for POISON in many markets of the tour (rumored to be the West and Midwest portion of the country) while SEBASTIAN BACH is rumored to be opening the East Coast dates."
As previously reported, POISON will perform at the Rock2Wgtn music festival, which is scheduled to take place March 22-23 at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Also scheduled to appear are WHITESNAKE, ALICE COOPER, OZZY OSBOURNE, KISS and LORDI.
POISON's album of cover songs, "Poison'd!", sold 21,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release in June 2007 to debut at position No. 32 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD presents the band's first new studio recordings since 2002's "Hollyweird". Produced by Don Was at Hensen Recording Studios in Hollywood, "Poison'd" packs 13 explosive tracks, including new recordings of DAVID BOWIE's "Suffragette City", THE CARS' "You're Just What I Needed", THE ROMANTICS' "What I Like About You", SWEET's "Little Willy", THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND's "Can't You See" and THE ROLLING STONES' "Dead Flowers". Some of POISON's best previously recorded covers are also featured on "Poison'd", including KISS' "Rock and Roll All Nite", GRAND FUNK RAILROAD's "We're An American Band" and LOGGINS AND MESSINA's "Your Mama Don't Dance".