Johnny Solinger, the longest tenured singer of Skid Row, died Saturday (June twenty sixth) on the age of 55. The rock vocalist had introduced that he was affected by liver failure in Could.
An announcement from Skid Row learn, “We’re saddened to listen to the information of our brother Johnny Solinger. Our ideas are along with his household, pals and followers. Godspeed Singo. Say hi there to Scrappy for us.”
Solinger turned Skid Row’s singer when the when the multiplatinum rock band re-formed in 1999 with out vocalist Sebastian Bach following their 1996 breakup. He recorded two studio albums (2003’s Thickskin and 2006’s Revolutions Per Minute) and two EPs (United World Rebel: Chapter 1 and Rise of the Damnation Military – United World Rebel: Chapter Two) with Skid Row earlier than being fired from the group in 2015.
On Could eighth, a GoFundMe marketing campaign was launched for Solinger, who wrote, “It’s with a heavy coronary heart I need to let everybody know what’s happening with me and my well being. I’ve been hospitalized for during the last month. I’ve been recognized with liver failure. And prognosis is just not so good. As with most musicians I wouldn’t have medical health insurance and it’s very tough to get correct care with out it.”
Previous to becoming a member of Skid Row, the singer fronted his personal rock band named Solinger, recording 4 unbiased albums. He additionally pursued a rustic profession in 2008 whereas he was nonetheless a member of Skid Row.
Our condolences exit to Johnny Solinger’s household, pals, and bandmates throughout this tough time. Watch him performing “18 and Life” with Skid Row on the 2014 Obtain competition within the video under.