Johnny Solinger

Johnny Solinger
Johnny Solinger – Wacken Open Air 2014 02.jpg
Performing at Wacken Open Air in 2014
Background information
Birth nameJohn Preston Solinger
Also known asTexas, United States
Born (1965-08-07) August 7, 1965 (age 53)
GenresHard rock, heavy metal, alternative rock, country
Years active1990–present
LabelsSkid Row Records
SPV Records
Associated actsSkid Row

John Preston Solinger (born August 7, 1965) is an American singer-songwriter best known for being the former lead vocalist of Skid Row from 1999 to 2015; at the time of his split, he was their longest serving vocalist, surpassing Sebastian Bach, who was in the band for nine years. During his time in the band, he performed on the albums Thickskin (2003) and Revolutions Per Minute (2006) along with Chapters 1 and 2 of the 3 part United World Rebellion EP series with Chapter 3 due to be completed with ZP Theart on vocals.


Johnny Solinger moved to the Dallas/Ft Worth area as a young boy where he was exposed in equal doses to Hard Rock and Country music, and fell in love with them both. In 1990, he formed the rock band SOLINGER in Dallas, recording 4 independent records -Solinger, Solinger II, Chain Link Fence and Solinger Live-and enjoying live performance and radio success throughout the Southwest.

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