Skid Row

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": hard rock heavy metal hair metal 80s rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s

Biography

This US pop metal band was formed in New Jersey in 1986 by Dave ‘The Snake’ Sabo (16 September 1964, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA; guitar) and Rachel Bolan (b. James Southworth, 9 Feburary 1966, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA; bass). Canadian vocalist Sebastian Bach (b. Sebastian Philip Bierk, 3 April 1968, Freeport, Bahamas; ex-Madam X), Scotti Hill (b. Scott Lawrence Mulvehill, 31 May 1964, Manhasset, New York, USA; guitar) and Rob Affuso (b. Robert James Affuso, 1 March 1963, Newburgh, New York, USA; drums) completed the most stable line-up after Matt Fallon (b. 30 September 1965, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA; vocals) and Kurtis Jackson (guitar) had passed through the ranks. Influenced by Kiss, the Sex Pistols, Ratt and Mötley Crüe, the band’s rise to fame was remarkably rapid. The break came when they were picked up by Bon Jovi’s management (Sabo was an old friend of Jon Bon Jovi) and offered the support slot on their US...

Arrow Read the Full Biography of Skid Row

Email alerts for products
by Skid Row
Email Icon
To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday - Friday: 7am-10pm, Saturday: 9am-9pm, Sunday: 10am-8pm (Eastern Time)