It's the runaways against the fallen angels, the bad medicine-takers against the dirty-talkers.
They both released some of the more tunefully sleazy rock of the '80s, and they both emerged victorious in the opening round of this month's Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame battles.
Poison and Soundgarden do battle in the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame arena.
Word to the wise, Poison fans: It's a bad idea to give a stranger your bank information, especially if he's pretending to be Bret Michaels.
Poison drummer Rikki Rockett denied that there were issues between he and singer Bret Michaels.
Perhaps there's something to this idea of Poison touring next year.
Better start getting limbered up, unskinny boppers -- after several seasons away from the tour circuit, Poison could be back on the road in 2015.
The 'Open Up and Say Ahh!' favorite went to No. 6 on the Billboard charts in the spring of 1988.