POISON, Reunited RATT Set To Play Universal City In August

According to the House of Blues web site, POISON and RATT will play the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk in Universal City, California on Sunday, August 12. Although there has been no official confirmation on the matter, speculation is that RATT's lineup for the tour will include Stephen Pearcy on vocals, Warren DeMartini on guitar and Bobby Blotzer on drums, with bassist Juan Croucier opting to sit out the reunion trek. More dates are expected to be announced soon.

POISON is currently in the studio recording an album of classic rock songs with producer Don Was. A late spring/early summer release is expected.

POISON released a new greatest-hits set back in April 2006 called "The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock", which includes their cover version of GRAND FUNK RAILROAD's "We're An American Band". The CD, which which commemorates POISON's 20th anniversary, has sold 354,000 copies in the United States so far, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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