Poison, Cheap Trick, Pop Evil
Friday, 7 p.m.
Headlining at the Bank of NH Pavilion in Gilford this weekend is Poison with Cheap Trick and Pop Evil. Poison has sold over 30 million records worldwide and have sold 15 million records in the United States alone. The band has also charted ten singles to the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, including six Top 10 singles and the Hot 100 number-one, "Every Rose Has Its Thorn". The band became icons of the 1980s MTV era and have had widespread commercial success. The band's breakthrough debut album, the multi-platinum Look What the Cat Dragged In, was released in 1986 and they hit their peak with the second album, Open Up and Say... Ahh!, which became the band's most successful album, being certified 5x platinum in the US. The popularity continued into the new decade with their third consecutive multi-platinum selling album, Flesh & Blood. Since their debut in 1986, they have released seven studio albums, four live albums, five compilation albums, and have issued 28 singles to radio. Cheap Trick is rock 'n' roll. With hits like "I Want You to Want Me," "Surrender," "The Flame" and "Dream Police," the band is one of the most well known acts in rock history. Rock band Pop Evil opens the show. Tickets are $35.75 - $85.75.