Former Skid Row singer Johnny Solinger has died at age 55 after a battle with liver failure.
“We’re saddened to listen to the information of our brother Johnny Solinger,” the band wrote in a Fb submit. “Our ideas are together with his household, pals and followers. Godspeed Singo. Say good day to Scrappy for us.”
Solinger revealed his well being troubles to the world final month. “It’s with a heavy coronary heart I need to let everybody know what’s happening with me and my well being,” the vocalist wrote on Fb. “I’ve been hospitalized for during the last month. I’ve been identified with liver failure. And prognosis will not be so good. As with most musicians I should not have medical insurance and it’s very tough to get correct care with out it.”
He went on to clarify that his remedy concerned “at the least seven completely different medicines” and that he wanted to have fluid drained from his stomach “each couple of days.” He continued, “I’ve misplaced plenty of power and would require bodily remedy as nicely.”
Solinger turned Skid Row’s lead singer when the band reformed in 1999 following their 1996 breakup and the acrimonious departure of Sebastian Bach. Solinger appeared on two albums and two EPs throughout his decade and a half with the band: 2003’s Thickskin, 2006’s Revolutions Per Minute, 2013’s United World Revolt: Chapter One and 2014’s Rise of the Damnation Military — United World Revolt.