Poison star Rikki Rockett is a new father.

The drummer's wife, singer/songwriter Melanie Martel, gave birth to the couple's second child, a baby girl named Lucy Sky, on 1 March (13).

Announcing the news in a post on his Twitter.com page, the proud father wrote, "Lucy Sky Rockett, born 3/1/13 at: 7:46 am, 6 pounds 6 ounces, 19.5 inches."

Rockett also uploaded an image of the couple's three-year-old son, Jude Aaron, holding his younger sister, before thanking friends and family for their support, adding, "Thanks to all of our friends who came by and brought stuff to the hospital".

The couple married in 2008.