|Also known as||Paris|
|Origin||Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, US|
|Genres||Glam metal, hard rock|
|Labels||Enigma, EMI, Capitol, Cyanide|
|Past members||Matt Smith|
Poison is an American glam metal band from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. They were formed in 1983. Their lead singer is Bret Michaels. One of their most popular hits was "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" which was the Hot 100 number-one single of December 24, 1988 and lasted until January 7, 1989.