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After more than twenty years in the music business - as front man for the legendary rock band Poison - Bret Michaels has sold twenty-five million records and scored an amazing fifteen chartbusting Top 40 singles including the smash hit 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn'. Today, this award-winning. multi-platinum superstar's career continues to move at warp speed as the current star of VH1's hit reality dating show Rock of Love with Bret Michaels.
Bret Michaels is, if nothing else, a true survivor. He has survived a life long battle as an insulin dependent diabetic, a near fatal car crash in 1994 and the countless musical trends and fads of the last two decades.
Now Michaels continues his rockstar rebirth through this provoking chronicle of his life, in the tradition of Motley Crue's The Dirt. Roses & Thorns reveals everything about Bret's rockstardom, from the Pennsylvania creation of 'the ultimate garage band' to their 2007 sell-out tour. He was an eyewitness to the wave of over-indulgence, and has plenty of stories to tell. Also, Bret dishes on his short but notorious relationship with Pamela Anderson - which led to an explicit sex tape the couple made that circulated on the internet and was released as a DVD in 2005. Readers will be captivated and entertained by Roses & Thorns, a fascinating chronicle of one of the most enduring rock musicians of the past two decades.