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Happy birthday, Dave "The Snake" Sabo

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Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row

Happy birthday, Dave "The Snake" Sabo...
Born David Michael Sabo on September 16 1964 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, US, Dave "The Snake" Sabo is a musician and songwriter mostly known as the co-guitarist of Skid Row with Scotti Hill.
When he was a kid, he listened to bands like Kiss, Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, The Rolling Stones...
He was an athlete but after seeing Kiss when he was 13, he gave up on sports and started to learn to play the guitar.
He grew up in Sayreville, in the same street as Jon Bon Jovi. In 1983, he was tapped to play the lead guitar in Bon Jovi but he never officially joined the band.
He formed Skid Row with Rachel Bolan in 1986 (classic lineup (1987-1996): Sebastian Bach (lead vocals), Dave Sabo (lead and rhythm guitars), Scotti Hill (rhythm and lead guitars), Rachel Bolan (bass), Rob Affuso (drums)).
Skid Row became popular with their two first albums, Skid Row (1989) and Slave to the Grind (1991), which both went multi platinium.
In 1996, after an argument with Rachel, Sebastian Bach was fired of the band.
In 1998, with singer Shawn McCabe, guitarist Scotti Hill, bassist Rachel Bolan and drummer Rob Affuso, he played in the band Ozone Monday.
Skid Row reformed with a new singer, Johnny Solinger, in 1999.
In 2003, the band released its fourth LP, Thickskin.
In 2007, Sabo composed music for the movie The Still Life.
On April 16, 2013, Skid Row released the EP United World Rebellion: Chapter One (lineup : Johnny Solinger (lead vocals), Dave Sabo (guitars, backing vocals), Scotti Hill (guitars, backing vocals), Rachel Bolan (bass, backing vocals) and Rob Hammersmith (drums)).
To conclude, we wish a happy birthday and years of rock to Dave "The Snake" Sabo!

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2014)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2014)

[french version :
Joyeux anniversaire, Dave "The Snake" Sabo ...
Né David Michael Sabo le 16 septembre 1964 à Perth Amboy, New Jersey, US, Dave "The Snake" Sabo est un musicien et auteur-compositeur mieux connu en tant que co-guitariste de Skid Row avec Scotti Hill.
Enfant, il écoute des groupes comme Kiss, Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, The Rolling Stones...
Il fait beaucoup de sport mais après avoir vu Kiss à l'age de 13 ans, il y renonce et apprends à jouer de la guitare.
Il grandit à Sayreville, dans la même rue que Jon Bon Jovi. En 1983, il joue de la guitare pour Bon Jovi mais il n'ajamais officiellement rejoint le groupe.
Il forme Skid Row avec Rachel Bolan en 1986 (lineup classique (1987-1996) : Sebastian Bach (chant), Dave Sabo (lead guitare et guitare rythmique), Scotti Hill (guitare rythmique et lead guitare), Rachel Bolan (basse), Rob Affuso (batterie)).
Skid Row devient populaire avec ses deux premiers albums, Skid Row (1989) et Slave to the Grind (1991), qui sont tous deux multi disques de platine.
En 1996, après une dispute avec Rachel, Sebastian Bach est viré du groupe.
En 1998, avec le chanteur Shawn McCabe, le guitariste Scotti Hill, le bassiste Rachel Bolan et le batteur Rob Affuso, il joue dans le groupe Ozone Monday.
Le groupe se reforme avec un nouveau chanteur, Johnny Solinger, en 1999.
En 2003, le groupe sort son quatrième LP, Thickskin.
Le 15 avril 2013, Skid Row sort l'EP United World Rebellion: Chapter One (lineup : Johnny Solinger (chant), Dave Sabo (guitare, choeur), Scotti Hill (guitare, choeur), Rachel Bolan (basse, choeur) et Rob Hammersmith (batterie)).
Pour conclure, nous souhaitons un heureux anniversaire et des années de rock à Dave "The Snake" Sabo !]

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2013)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2013)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo and Sebastian Bach (2012)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo and Sebastian Bach (2012)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row - Sao Paulo, Brasil (2009)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row - Sao Paulo, Brasil (2009)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2009)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2009)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2008)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2008)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2006)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2006)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2005)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (2005)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row - B-Side Ourselves - Booklet (1-2)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row - B-Side Ourselves - Booklet (1-2)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (1990)

Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Skid Row (1990)

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