Skid Row at Akron Civic Theater this summer

May 7, 2012 by  

Onward Promotions presents Skid Row, the popular metal band from New Jersey, at the Akron Civic Theatre On Thursday, August 2nd. The heavy metal group has sold more than 20million albums across the globe. The concert will open with 11After, an all-female rock band.

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Skid Row, who took the world by storm in the first half of the 1990s, was born in 1987. At that time, Skid Row was a garage band located in Toms River, New Jersey. By 1989, the band’s debut album sold more than 5 million copies in the United States. The success of their first album was followed by a world tour. They were also the first heavy metal band to have an album reach #1 on the Billboard charts in 1992 with their second album.

The band parted ways in 1995, but founding members Scotti Hill, Rachel Bolan and Snake Sabo reunited and brought singer Johnny Solinger in to replace previous lead vocal sensation, Sebastian Bach. Skid Row consists of:

Johnny Solinger—Lead Vocals
Snake Sabo—Backup Vocals, Guitar
Rachel Bolan—Backup Vocals, Bass
Scotti Hill—Backup Vocals, Guitar
Rob Hammersmith—Drums

The concert starts at 8pm, and tickets range all the way from $5.00 on up to $49. For further information about tickets, call (330) 253-2488 or visit Tickets can also be obtained from TicketMaster.