, one of rock's most iconic and enduring bands, has recorded a new album of cover songs, featuring many of their favorite rock classics. POISON'D
, the band's first new studio album since 2002, will be released June 5 on CD and digitally by EMI America Records/Capitol.
Featuring Poison's original members, POISON'D
presents the band's first new studio recordings since 2002's Hollyweird. Produced by Don Was at Hensen Recording Studios in Hollywood, POISON'D
packs 13 explosive tracks, including new recordings of David Bowie'
s "Suffragette City," The Cars' "You're Just What I Needed," The Romantics' "What I Like About You," Sweet's
"Little Willy," The Marshall Tucker Band's
"Can't You See" and The Rolling Stones'
Some of Poison's best previously recorded covers are also featured on POISON'D
, including KISS'
"Rock and Roll All Nite," Grand Funk Railroad's
"We're An American Band" and Loggins and Messina's
"Your Mama Don't Dance."
"Poison is one of the greatest rock 'n roll bands in the world and, after 20 years, they can slam better than ever," says POISON'D producer Don Was. "They're powerful musicians and very cool guys. We had a lot of fun making this album and I think you can hear it in the grooves -- it's got the jive and is truly alive! I urge everyone to listen to it!"
Following the release of POISON'D
, Poison will hit the road again on June 12 for a major North American summer concert tour. Tour dates and details will be announced and posted to the band's official website as they are confirmed.