SKID ROW Guitarist Rules Out Reunion With SEBASTIAN BACH

SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo has ruled out the possibility of the group ever getting back together with former singer Sebastian Bach for a new album and reunion tour. "I will chose to maintain our integrity and happiness over any dollar amount anytime," he said in a new interview posted at SkidRow.net. "And believe me, we have been offered a lot of money to put the original band back together, and we flat-out [said 'No'], it wasn't even a question. Just flat-out said 'No'. What's like happiness? I am the happiest I have ever been playing music these days. Just as happy as I was when I first picked up the guitar. And that says a lot. And I won't trade that for any dollar amount. I just will not, because I know how unhappy I was for a long period of time. Meaning, such a turmoil that occurred within this band that really drove friendships right into the ground. I mean, [SKID ROW bassist] Rachel [Bolan] and [guitarist] Scotti [Hill] are my best friends in the world, and we wouldn't even want to see each other because of so much cancerous, toxic stuff going on around us [during the Bach years]. It drove us away from each other . . . It was really sad man, you know. It was really, really sad because I was so proud of what we had created, and so disappointed that I couldn't hold it together. . . Ever since [singer Johnny Solinger and drummer Phil Varone] joined the band, we haven't had one argument in this band. And I swear to you on my life that it's the truth. And we get along so well. I mean, we hang out together all the time. We're together all the time. We go out to dinner with each other, we're planning vacations together. I mean, that has never ever occurred in this band before." Read more.

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