July 7, 2008 - A good sampling of rock's most notorious hair bands--including Warrant, Great White, Bret Michaels and Slaughter--will gather in Houston over Labor Day Weekend for the inaugural "Rock the Bayou" music bash.
August 13, 2007 - Let's face it, if we had to bet on a band to survive the '80s with their integrity intact, it probably wouldn't have been Poison. But as much a champion of the big flair and bigger hair of the era as they were a testament to the feel-good lyrics and feel-better escapism of hard rock's glory daze, they've managed to not only outlast a scene in which many wrote them off as disposable, but they've done so while emerging as the genre's sustained champions.
January 18, 2000 - Ratt's latest U.S. tour has been called off due to singer Stephen Pearcy's refusal to participate. A spokesman for the Agency for Performing Arts, Ratt's booking agency, confirmed the tour cancellation: "Stephen Pearcy has left the band. There is no Ratt as of this time."