Bret Michaels' bandmate mourning father's death

August 7th, 2013 3:10am EDT

Bret Michaels Bret Michaels has reached out to his bandmate Pete Evick following the death of his father.

The guitarist's dad passed away on Tuesday (06Aug13), hours after suffering a cardiac arrest on Monday (05Aug13), and the Poison frontman has been quick to reach out to his close pal to express his condolences.

In a post on, he writes, "Our thoughts are with our friend Pete Evick whose father, also a war veteran & diabetic, passed away this morning."

Michaels is a longtime diabetes sufferer after he was diagnosed with the condition at the age of six.

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