Don't Expect A Skid Row Reunion
Sebastian Bach wants fans to stop asking him to get back together with his old bandYesterday Blabbermouth ran a story that bassist Rachel Bolan had recently made it clear that the group has "never looked back" following Sebastian's dismissal from the band in 1996.
Speaking to Adam Hammer of SCTimes.com, Bolan said of the band's reunion in the late 90s, "We thought we were disbanded and that we'd never do it again. Then we kept getting emails and the management office was getting lots of letters about people wanting to see Skid Row on stage and we really started to miss it. We knew if we got back together, we were going to do things different."
He added, "When [current singer] Johnny [Solinger] joined the band [in 1999], that really gave us a kick in the ass. It was a different guy there and everything that came out of that guy was positive."
On the topic of the persistent rumors of a reunion with Sebastian, Bolan said, "Actually, there were never any talks. Ever. That was all just total rumor. We got rid of him in the '90s and never looked back. . . After the first tour [with Solinger on vocals], it seemed like this is the way it's always been. It's so weird, I'll hear an old song on the radio and it just sounds so bizarre to me because I'm so used to Johnny singing it."
Following the release of the story Bach took to Twitter to back up his former bandmate's assertion that there was no hope of a reunion, saying "If this makes even one of you stop asking me 'when are you getting the band back together' then good. IT'S NOT HAPPENING."