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Poison: Cat Scratch Fever

Sylvie Simmons, RAW, 7 March 1989

They say 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn'. Or at least POISON do in the title of their current hit single. And certainly the Los Angeles foursome have experienced a lot of controversy in their rise to fame over the past six years. Drummer RIKKI ROCKETT looks back at the hardships in the early days, the supposed 'feud' with Guns n' Roses and at how the media has treated (or mistreated) the band many love to hate...

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