Poison: the official announcement

Here’s the official Poison release from the Arena:

POISON ANNOUNCES DATES ON 25TH ANNIVESARY TOUR


TOUR KICKS OFF AT TUPELO’S BANCORPSOUTH ARENA ON MAY 25TH


TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 25TH AT 10:00 AM

TUPELO, MS – Poison, one of rock’s most iconic and enduring bands, announced today that it will kick off its 2011 25th Anniversary Tour with a historic May 25th concert at the Bancorp South Arena in Tupelo.

This larger-than-life reunion tour will feature all four of the band’s original members, Bret Michaels, Rikki Rockett, Bobby Dall and C.C. DeVille. Poison defined the fast, gritty, and glamorous rock n’ roll scene of the 1980s. Since the band’s beginning, Poison has achieved massive success- releasing eight studio albums, four live albums, and selling over 30 million records worldwide and 16.5 million records in the U.S. alone. The band has charted 10 singles in the Top 40 on Billboard’s Hot 100 including the Hot 100 number-one single, “Every Rose Has It’s Thorn.”

25 years after their debut, Poison is still performing together and we will also release Poison’s top hits gathered for their 25th anniversary called DOUBLE DOSE: ULTIMATE HITS,’ NEW CAREER-SPANNING 2CD AND DIGITAL COLLECTION TO BE RELEASED MAY 3.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 25th at 10am at the BancorpSouth Arena Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 800.745.3000 or 662.841.6528.