|A Letter from Death Row|
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|Released||August 25, 1998|
|Bret Michaels chronology|
|Singles from A Letter from Death Row|
A Letter from Death Row is a soundtrack album by Bret Michaels, the lead singer of the rock band Poison. The album was released August 25, 1998, and is the soundtrack to the movie A Letter from Death Row which Bret Michaels wrote, directed and starred in.Max T. Barnes worked as an engineer on the project which also featured guest musicians including Poison band members.
The album features 13 new songs. The singles include the album titled track "A Letter from Death Row"and "Party Rock Band" which features C.C. DeVille on lead guitar. The recording of "Party Rock Band" was the first time Bret Michaels and C.C. DeVille played together since 1991 when Poison parted ways with C.C. DeVille. This recording eventually led to the reunion of the original Poison lineup.
Rikki Rockett is on drums for the song "The Last Breath" and Randy Castillo is on drums for the song "I'd Die for You".
A Letter from Death Row is a 1998 psychological thriller film directed by Marvin Baker and Bret Michaels. The film was released by Sheen Michaels Entertainment, a company created by Bret Michaels and actor Charlie Sheen.The film was produced by Shane Stanley and also stars Martin Sheen, Charlie Sheen, and Kristi Gibson, who was Michaels' girlfriend at the time.
Poison is an American heavy metal/glam metal band which achieved commercial success in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s and has sold 15 million records in the United States and over 50 million albums worldwide. The band has charted ten singles in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, including six Top 10 singles and the Hot 100 number-one, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn". The band's breakthrough debut album, the multi-platinum Look What the Cat Dragged In, was released in 1986, followed by Open Up and Say... Ahh!, which was certified 5× platinum in the US. Their third consecutive multi-platinum and best selling album was Flesh & Blood. The most successful incarnation of the band consists of founding members lead singer and rhythm guitarist Bret Michaels, drummer Rikki Rockett, bassist and pianist Bobby Dall and longtime lead guitarist and backing vocalist C.C. DeVille. In the 1990s following the release of the band's first live album, Swallow This Live, the band experienced some line up changes and the fall of pop metal with the grunge movement. But the band's fourth studio album, Native Tongue, still achieved Gold status and the band's first compilation album, Poison's Greatest Hits: 1986–1996, went double platinum.
Bret Michael Sychak, professionally known as Bret Michaels, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, and actor. He gained fame as the frontman of rock band Poison who have sold well over 45 million records worldwide and 15 million records in the United States alone. The band has also charted 10 singles to the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, including six Top 10 singles and a number-one single, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn".
C.C. DeVille is the lead guitarist of the rock band Poison. His work with the band has sold over 45 million records worldwide, including 15 million in the United States. He named himself after his favorite car, the Cadillac Coupe DeVille.
Open Up and Say... Ahh! is the second studio album by American glam metal band Poison, released in 1988 through Enigma Records. It proved to be the band's most successful release, and spawned four hit singles: "Nothin' but a Good Time", "Fallen Angel", "Your Mama Don't Dance" and their only #1 single to date, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn". The album peaked at #2 on the US Billboard 200.
Flesh & Blood is the third studio album by American glam metal band Poison, released in 1990 through the Enigma label of Capitol Records. The album peaked at #2 on the Billboard charts and it sold over 7.2 million copies worldwide. It peaked at #1 on the Cash Box charts.
Hollyweird is the sixth studio album by American glam metal band Poison, released on May 21, 2002 through Cyanide Music and debuted at No. 103 on The Billboard 200 chart and No. 8 on the Independent Albums chart and sold 11,000 copies in its first week. As of 2020, it is the band's most recent album of original material.
Native Tongue is the fourth studio album by American glam metal band Poison, released in 1993 through Capitol Records. It peaked at #16 on the Billboard 200, #20 on the UK Albums Chart and was certified Gold by the RIAA on April 21, 1993. It has also been certified by CAN platinum. This is the only album to feature lead guitarist Richie Kotzen. Kotzen was hired as the band's guitarist following the firing of C.C. DeVille in late 1991. The album features the singles "Stand", "Until You Suffer Some " and "Body Talk".
Crack a Smile... and More! is the fifth studio album from the American hard rock band Poison. The record was released on March 14, 2000. The album features guitarist Blues Saraceno, who was hired as the band's new lead guitarist following the firing of Richie Kotzen in late 1993. Saraceno appeared on the band's last album release Poison's Greatest Hits: 1986–1996 in 1996, which featured two new tracks with him on lead guitar. Those two new tracks re-appear on this album along with thirteen new songs and five bonus tracks. The album moved around 12,000 copies in its first week of release to debut at #131 on The Billboard 200 album chart.
The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock is a compilation album from the American rock band Poison, released to celebrate the band's 20 year anniversary. It has sold more than 1 million copies to date in the U.S as of September 2009. The album was released on April 3, 2006 on EMI
Power to the People is an album by the American rock band Poison, released on June 13, 2000 on the band's independent label, Cyanide Music. It marked the return of the original lineup, together for the first time since 1991's Swallow This Live with the return of C.C. DeVille who replaced Blues Saraceno.
Poison's Greatest Hits: 1986–1996 is the first greatest hits compilation CD from the glam metal band Poison. The album was released on November 26, 1996 by Capitol Records. The album contains 16 tracks from the band's first four studio albums and also the live double-album Swallow This Live.
Poison'd! is the seventh and most recent studio album from the American hard rock/glam metal band Poison, released June 5, 2007. The 14-track album features recordings of Poison's favorite rock classics. Nine new tracks and five previously released covers make up the album.
Sight For Sore Ears is the first video album from the rock band Poison, featuring all the Poison music videos from the first two albums, Look What the Cat Dragged In and Open Up and Say...Ahh! and also features behind the scenes footage and in depth interviews. The video compilation received gold certification. It was re-released on DVD in 2001 as part of Poison Greatest Video Hits. It has also been certified by CAN gold.
Flesh, Blood, & Videotape is the 2nd video album from the rock band Poison, featuring the singles / music videos from Poison's 3rd studio album Flesh & Blood and also features behind the scenes footage and in depth interviews. The album titled track and single "(Flesh & Blood) Sacrifice" featured a music video which was initially banned from MTV due to its explicit nature and was eventually released on this compilation.
Nothing but a Good Time! Unauthorized is a Poison music DVD released in 2003 following the release of Poison's studio album Hollyweird. Taking its title from the 1988 Poison song, "Nothin' but a Good Time", it features interviews with Bret Michaels and C.C. DeVille.
"The Last Song" is a power ballad song by American hard rock band Poison. It was the second and final single from their 2000 album, Power to the People.
"Shooting Star" is a song by American rock band Poison. It is the third and final single released from Poison's 7th studio album Hollyweird, which debuted at #103 on the Billboard 200 and #8 on the Top Independent Albums chart.The song was released as a single in November 2002, and is referred to as Part 2 to the band's 1988 hit single "Fallen Angel".
A Letter From Death Row is a 1998 psychological thriller film directed by Marvin Baker and Bret Michaels, lead singer of the hard rock band Poison. Bret Michaels also wrote the film and starred in it. The film was released by Sheen Michaels Entertainment, a company created by Bret Michaels and actor Charlie Sheen. The film was produced by Shane Stanley and also stars Martin Sheen, Charlie Sheen, and Kristi Gibson, who was Michaels' girlfriend at the time.
Poison - Double Dose: Ultimate Hits is a double disc greatest hits compilation album released May 3, 2011 by the hard rock band Poison to celebrate the band's 25th anniversary. The career-spanning collection features thirty-five of the multi-platinum band's top hits and fan favorites. The album charted at #23 on the Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums chart and #17 in Canada.
"Rockstar" is a song by American Rock band Poison it was released as the first single from their then upcoming album Hollyweird. The song was first released as a digital download single on May 27, 2001 and then as a CD single in May 2002. The lyrics were written by Bret Michaels and C.C. DeVille.
A Letter from Death Row at IMDb