Rocker BRET MICHAELS was handed the key to the city of Galveston, Texas on Friday (02Nov12).

The Poison frontman headlined the Lone Star Rally, which draws thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts each year, and officials gave him a special honour at the event.

Taking to his page after the show, Michaels revealed, "Had a great time rockin' Lone Star Rally in Galveston, Tx. Honored 2 have been awarded the key to the city. awesome."