Bret Michaels to rock Guitar Hero III

The Poison frontman is the second star to be announced for the latest version of the popular rhythm-based game series.

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Michaels (right), with Poison.
Michaels (right), with Poison.

Hardcore guitarist Slash from Guns N' Roses was recently unveiled as appearing as a boss in the upcoming Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. Now, Poison's frontman Bret Michaels has also been confirmed as having a part in the game.

The rocker has been motion-captured with full body, facial, and clothing scans. Two of Michaels' songs will feature on the Guitar Hero III track list, a remastering of the Poison track "Talk Dirty To Me," and a master track from the Bret Michaels Band called "Go That Far."

Michaels is the lead vocalist for the glam metal band Poison, whose hits include "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" and "Nothin' But a Good Time." He is also the star of reality TV show Rock of Love with Bret Michaels on VH1, in which the rock star has to select a lady friend from a group of 25 competitors.

Previously announced Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock original songs include the Smashing Pumpkins' "Cherub Rock," the Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black," and Muse's "Knights of Cydonia."

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock will be coming to the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360 in October.

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