Skid Row saddened the whole rock community by announcing the passing of their former singer Johnny Solinger by sharing a new post on Instagram.

Johnny Solinger joined the band back in 1999 following the departure of Sebastian Bach, and he recorded four studio albums; Thickskin, Revolutions Per Minute, and United World Rebellion: Chapter One and Chapter Two.

After recording United World Rebellion: Chapter Two, Solinger got replaced by ZP Theart in 2016 as a touring member, and he also becomes the permanent member of Skid Row in the next year.

Yesterday, Skid Row confirmed that their longest-serving vocalist Johhny Solinger passed away at the age of 55, one month after announcing his liver failure diagnosis on his social media accounts.

“It is with a heavy heart I must let everyone know what’s going on with me and my health,” Solinger announced in May. “I have been hospitalized for over the last month. I have been diagnosed with liver failure. And prognosis is not so good.”

While Skid Row mentioning that they are deeply saddened by the death of Solinger, all the band members also sent their condolences to his family and friends as well as praying for his soul.

Here is the announcement from Skid Row:

“We are saddened to hear the news of our brother Johnny Solinger. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and fans. Godspeed Singo. Say hello to Scrappy for us.”

You can check out the post below.

Photo Credit: Skid Row – Instagram