The former lead vocalist of Skid Row band, Johnny Solinger died after a month battling liver failure. He passed on 26th June 2021. He was 55 years old. The news of Johnny Solinger’s death was confirmed by his wife, Paula Marcenaro.
The actress by profession Paula Marcenaro confirmed the news of her husband’s death on Sunday. She used her late husband’s GoFundMe page to tell his fans and well-wishers that the former vocalist passed. She said that Solinger passed away peacefully with his hands holding hers. Further, Paula Marcenaro also mentioned that she would take a break from social media, following the death of her husband. Moreover, she also thanked everyone for their thoughts and prayers.
“The reality is that you will grieve forever,” Marcenaro took on her Instagram Story, to quote “You will not ‘get over the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it.”
Johnny Solinger was diagnosed With Liver Failure:
Earlier this month, Johnny Solinger had shared his health struggles with his fans from his Facebook page. In the post, the former lead vocalist confirmed that he had been diagnosed with liver failure. And has been hospitalized since last month. He also confirmed that his health was degrading day by day. Moreover, he also mentioned that he was not able to get proper care without health insurance.
Solinger also talked about his degrading health and how the diagonalized liver failure was slowly consuming his physical strength. The former vocalist also urged his fans to send him good wishes and donations to keep up with his medical bills. He also created a GoFundMe page with the help of his friend Brian Lawrence. The page was able to achieve the goal of $16,000 out of $1,00,000.
Following the death of Johnny Solinger, many well-renowned personalities paid him tribute on social media. Bassist Tony Franklin(Whitesnake, Jimmy Page) , Todd Kerns (Slash, The Age of Electric). and Bolan, Skid Row’s bassist paid him tribute with heartfelt messages on social media.
Skid Row, the rockband paid tribute to Johnny Solinger :
The official Instagram page of Skid Row confirmed the sad news of Solinger’s death through the post. The Skid Row band’s Instagram page paid tribute to the former lead vocalist of the same rock band group. The official install page posted the picture of the former vocalist, mentioning his birth date and death date. i.e., 8/7/65 to 6/26/21 in month-date-year format. They wrote heart-warming wishes to their former partner and also sent prayers to Solinger’s family. Moreover, the whole post was signed with “much love” from all the members of the rock band. The group includes Rachel Brown, ZP Theart, Rob Hammersmith. Snake Sabo and Scotti Hill.
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Johnny Solinger had joined SkidRow band in the year 1999. The members of the rockband including Rachel Brown and Scotti Hill hired Solinger hired him as the lead vocalist in the band. He was selected in the group to replace the former lead vocalist Sebastian Bach.
The Musical Career of Johnny Solinger:
Johnny Solinger formed his own band, “Solinger” in his early days of career. Where he also created his own four independent hard rock and country music . In 1999, he joined The SkidRow band, as the lead vocalist. Moreover, Solinger has also served as the longest-running vocalist for 16 long years from 1999 to 2015. The singer-songwriter also pursued his solo career in the country musics.