Former Skid Row singer Johnny Solinger dies

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

Solinger revealed on his Facebook page in May that he was hospitalized after being identified with liver failure.

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

A confirmed GoFundMe project was produced soon after by his pal Brian Lawrence to assist spend for his medical costs and palliative care.

Lawrence has actually been publishing updates on Solinger’s health frequently because the fund began in May. The project raised $16,525 of its $100,000 objective.

On Sunday, Lawrence published an upgrade from Solinger’s partner Paula stating: “Johnny has passed. I was holding his hand. He went in peace. Thank you all. I will take a break from everything but please know I am forever grateful for your love.”

Skid Row began in 1986, according to the band’s site. Solinger changed initial diva Sebastian Bach in 1999.

CNN has actually connected to Solinger’s partner and the organizer of the GoFundMe project for a declaration.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.