Rikki Rockett, the drummer for Poison, has revealed he’s suffering from oral cancer.

“[In] June, I kind of got sick,” the 54-year-old shared on SiriusXM’s Eddie Trunk Live on Monday. “I had this horrible cold, sore-throat thing, and they were scoping me and they were doing biopsies, and nothing was coming up.”

“Finally a doctor at USC did a biopsy and took a look and he said, ‘I believe you have oral cancer.’ And what it was is a tumor at the base of my tongue,” he continued.

Rocket said his diagnosis is similar to Bruce Dickinson’s, Michael Douglas’ and Tom Hamilton’s. “And two adjacent lymph nodes that it kind of … Normally, it does spread to the lymph nodes that’s typical.”

Today, Rockett has undergone nine sessions of chemotherapy and 35 sessions of radiation.

In February, he will undergo a PET scan to determine if his treatment was successful. As of now, he doctors are hopeful that he is in remission.

This article originally appeared in the New York Post's Page Six.