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Tour News: Poison plans "Live, Raw & Uncut Summer 2008" schedule

Poison will hit more than 40 U.S. cities on its 2008 summer tour, and Dokken and Sebastian Bach are coming along for the ride.

Poison will hit more than 40 U.S. cities on its 2008 summer tour, and Dokken and Sebastian Bach are coming along for the ride.

Poison's CD/DVD collection, Poison: Live, Raw & Uncut, is slated for release in June 2008 via Koch Records. The compilation features all of the band's multiplatinum greatest hits performed live, including "Nothin' But A Good Time," "Look What The Cat Dragged In" and "Every Rose Has Its Thorn."

Dokken is on the road to support its first new album in four years, Lightning Strikes Again, which was released May 13 by Rhino.

Tour dates, cities and venues for the "Live, Raw & Uncut Summer Tour 2008" include:

July 3: Salt Lake City, Energy Solutions Arena

July 5: Greeley, Colo., Greeley Stampede

July 8: Nashville, Tenn., Sommet Center

July 9: Kansas City, Mo., Starlight Theatre

July 11: Walker, Minn., Moondance Jam 17

July 12: Madison, Wis., Willow Island

July 13: Columbus, Ohio, Schottenstein Center

July 15: Peoria, Ill., Peoria Civic Center

July 17: Cadott, Wis., Rockfest

July 18: Morton, Minn., Jackpot Junction Casino

July 19: Rockford, Ill., MetroCentre

July 20: Pikeville, Ky., Eastern Kentucky Expo Center

July 22: Tampa, Fla., Ford Amphitheater

July 23: West Palm Beach, Fla., Cruzan Amphitheater

July 25: Kinder, La., Coushatta Casino

July 26: Birmingham, Ala., Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

July 27: Atlanta, Lakewood Amphitheatre

July 29: Uncasvaille, Conn., Mohegan Sun

July 30: Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon @ Jones Beach

July 31: Washington, D.C., Nissan Pavilion

Aug. 2: Greenville, Wis., Greenville Lions Park

Aug. 3: Chicago, FMB Pavilion

Aug. 5: Bethlehem, Pa., Musikfest

Aug. 7: Boston, Bank of America Pavilion

Aug. 8: Hershey, Pa., Hershey Park Pavilion

Aug. 9: Detroit, Mich., Freedom Hill

Aug. 10: Pittsburgh, Post Gazette Pavilion

Aug. 12: Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center

Aug. 13: Richmond, Va., Innsbrook Pavilion

Aug. 14: Cleveland, Blossom Music Center

Aug. 15: Indianapolis, Verizon Wireless Music Center

Aug. 16: Cincinnati, Riverbend Music Center

Aug. 17: St. Louis, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

Aug. 22: Las Vegas, The Pearl

Aug. 23: Los Angeles, Gibson Amphitheatre

Aug. 24: Phoenix, Dodge Theater

Aug. 27: Lancaster, Calif., Antelope Valley Fair

Aug. 28: Pala, Calif., Pala Casino

Aug. 29: Kelseyville, Calif., Konocti Harbor

Aug. 30: Salem, Ore., Oregon State Fair

Aug. 31: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Boulevard Casino

Sept. 4: Blackfoot, Idaho, Eastern Idaho State Fair

Sept. 5: Grand Junction, Colo., Rock Jam

Sept. 6: Denver, Colo., Coors Amphitheatre

Sept. 7: Hutchinson, Kan., Kansas State Fair

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