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Bret Michaels Dishes on His Brain Hemorrhage, Poison, and Scottsdale

Bret Michaels is known nationally for his big hits and the big hair he sported as the singer of glam rock band Poison. More recently, his reality TV appearances on VH1's Rock of Love, and The Apprentice, have brought him to the attention of people who couldn't sing a single lyric from "Every Rose Has Its Thorn."

Michaels has made Scottsdale his home base since then, and when he suffered a brain subarachnoid hemorrhage and it was discovered he had a hole in his heart (you'd never guess, considering how nice he was to some of the most annoying contestants on Rock of Love) and the doctors at nearby St. Joesph's Barrows Neurological Institute saved his life. Since then the singer has been a part of numerous charity and fundraising events including his Life Rocks Foundation Super Concert and Charity Auction that will take place Saturday, December 1, at Celebrity Theatre.