(NBC) Musician Bret Michaels literally joins the revolution in a guest-starring role on the hour-long sci-fi drama, “Revolution,” from NBC and Warner Bros. Television. Michaels plays a post-apocalyptic version of himself and will be performing an acoustic version of Poison’s hit ballad “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” in an episode to air in 2014.
Eric Kripke, creator and executive producer of “Revolution,” said “Bret is truly a great guy. I’m a huge fan of his music and I’m thrilled he’s appearing on Revolution.”
Bret Michaels is a multiplatinum global superstar who has turned his passion for music into a multi-faceted brand that encompasses record breaking touring sales, Reality TV stardom, legendary songs that have sold over 32 million records, product endorsements as well as being a devoted philanthropist, all supported and followed by three generations of loyal fans.
Rising to fame as the front man of Poison, one of rock’s most iconic and enduring bands, he helped define the rock-n-roll scene on the Sunset Strip. Poison’s massive success includes selling over 30 million records worldwide and numerous hit singles. Equally as successful, Bret’s solo career has charted its own course with multiple solo albums. His last album, Custom Built, topped the charts, reaching #1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock list. His new CD Bret Michaels: Jammin wtih Friends was released in June of this year and features a myriad of legendary artists, who just happen to be great friends of Bret’s. The album contributors comprise a who’s who list, including Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Buffett, Ace Frehley (Kiss), Michael Anthony (Van Halen) and members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, to name a few.
From J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Producions and Supernatural‘s Eric Kripke, “Revolution” is a post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama series that centers around one family’s struggle to survive 15 years after a mysterious worldwide blackout. Created by Eric Kripke and executive produced by Kripke, Abrams, Bryan Burk, Rockne S. O’Bannon and Jon Favreau, the series airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on NBC and returns in January 2014. “Revolution” is produced by Bonanza Productions, Inc., in associations with Bad Robot Producions, Kripke Enterprises and Warner Bros. Television