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Former SKID ROW Singer JOHNNY SOLINGER Hospitalized, Diagnosed With Liver Failure

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 @ 6:10 AM

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Vocalist Johnny Solinger, who famously replaced original frontman Sebastian Bach in SKID ROW, fronted the band for 15 years and recorded 4 albums with the band, has been hospitalized in the Houston area and diagnosed with liver failure. Johnny posted the following to his Facebook page a few days ago: "It is with a heavy heart I must let everyone know whatís going on with me and my health. I have been hospitalized for over the last month. I have been diagnosed with liver failure. And prognosis is not so good. As with most musicians I do not have health insurance and itís very difficult to get proper care without it.

I am currently under at least seven different medications and I need to have my abdomen drained off fluid that gets accumulated every couple of days. I have lost a lot of strength and will require physical therapy as well.

At the moment, I am looking into putting together some sort of fundraiser to help with the medical bills and with the palliative care I will need in the coming months. I am kindly asking those of you who could help put this together to step forward. I would not be asking you all this if I didnít really need the help, but sadly this is where Iím at.

I appreciate and want you all to keep me in your thoughts and send me all the healing vibes you can, but I get exhausted easily so I will ask you to please not call or text unless absolutely necessary. But please, if you can help in this difficult time, I will wholeheartedly appreciate it.

Love you all. I will post a link where you can donate very soon but I wanted to update you on my condition."

A GoFundMe page has since been launched by friend Brian Lawrence and you can donate HERE

Editor's Note: Having covered shows locally here in the Houston area for KNAC.COM for the past 20 years I have gotten to know Johnny on a personal level and he is one of the most down-to-earth, caring people I know. He has gone out of his way to help others and his love of animals is well known around here. Any help you can give is greatly appreciated.






















 

 

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