Bret Michaels

(Bret Michael Sychak)

Bret Michaels
Bret Michaels
  • Born: March 15, 1963
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Reality Television Personality









Bret Michael Sychak, professionally known as Bret Michaels, is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He gained fame as the lead singer of the glam metal band Poison who have sold over 40 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".

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A brain hemorrhage puts it all in a deeper perspective. I'm one of those guys hit by lightning. I see the big picture. Everything is in perspective now. Let's just say I'm the kind of guy who knows how to enjoy the moment.
All my life, I've been a type 1 diabetic. I've always taken life day by day. Life
Any band that is out there chasing it is doing more destruction to music then someone who is out there playing what they truly feel. Music, Chants & Rapps
Everyone wants to go to the party and the red carpet, but my life is 90% the work. Life ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
For me as a solo artist, I never want to be a nostalgia act.
I always think in life passion supersedes everything. Life
I am truly independently owned and operated.
I do meet-and-greets at every show and meet a minimum of 20-35 fans at each.
I don't want to be a reality retro star.
I want to tell the story. Mostly, when you see rock movies, it has to be this over-the-top thing. I want to give people a Bret Michaels movie where they see that my life is a comedy of errors. I also want to show my fans how to get through the kind of troubles that would leave most people flat on the floor. Life ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I'm addicted to creating and writing.
I've had plenty of big hits and plenty of big misses.
Most bands have a two-year success rate. By the third year, it's sort of over. Here we are in Poison still together 26 years later. Success
My life is part humor, part roses, part thorns. Life ;Humor
Thoroughly read all your contracts. I really mean thoroughly.
You want to go to a summer concert and not watch a band staring at its shoes for six hours and complaining.