Poison Singer Sues Promoter For 'Super Cruise' Fees

Law360, New York (August 11, 2011, 5:01 PM EDT) -- Bret Michaels, lead singer of 1980s pop metal band Poison, sued a Canadian tour company in Minnesota state court on Monday for allegedly trying to cheat him out of $400,000 owed on a contract to perform on a rock cruise.

The complaint accuses Shoreline Tours Inc., its president Tim Towle and purported concert promoter Willie Donwell of trying to trick him into doing two performances on a Bret Michaels "Super Cruise" for less than half of his $750,000 fee.

"Defendants' conduct was fraudulent from day one...
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