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Poison bandmates clash over Stampede rodeo animal cruelty

10:59 PM, Jul 4, 2008   |    comments
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Michaels was responding to Rockett's comments this week saying he wouldn't have agreed to play at the concert Saturday night if he knew the Greeley Stampede included a rodeo.

Rockett said in statement released by a group called Showing Animals Respect and Kindness that Greeley's "huge rodeo" meant "an enormous amount of animal abuse."
Michaels said in a statement he did not agree with Rockett's comments.

Rockett and Michaels founded the glam-metal band and had a string of hits in the 1980s, including "Talk Dirty to Me."

Rockett said he would still perform with Poison Saturday night.

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