Simon Vozick-Levinson
September 27, 2010 AT 03:07 PM EDT

Bret Michaels is one confident dude. The Poison frontman and reality TV star appears on the cover of the latest Billboard magazine wearing nothing but a blue bandana on his head and some understated jewelry. (Hat tip: Perez Hilton.) For a guy who’s about to undergo heart surgery in a few months, he’s looking pretty chiseled.

Michaels is on the cover as part of a “Maximum Exposure” package. A strategically placed block of text promises to reveal the “100 best ways to get your music seen and heard.” One of them, obviously, is to be Bret Michaels.

What do you think of Bret Michaels’ ab-tastic cover? Speak up in the comments section.

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