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Happy birthday, Rachel Bolan

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Rachel Bolan, Skid Row

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row

Happy birthday, Rachel Bolan...
Born James Richard Southworth on February 9 1966 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, US, Rachel Bolan is a bassist and songwriter. He is mostly known as the bassist and main songwriter of Skid Row.
He took the stage name Bolan as a tribute to Marc Bolan.
Rachel Bolan and Dave Sabo founded Skid Row in 1986. They both are the only remaining members from the original lineup (Skid Row's original lineup: Matt Fallon (lead vocals), Dave Sabo (lead guitar), Jim Yuhaz (rhythm guitar), Rachel Bolan (bass), John Ratkowski Jr. (drums)).
Skid Row's first two albums, Skid Row (1989) and Slave to the Grind (1991), both went multi platinium (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)).
In 1989, he appeared as vocalist on Ace Frehley's solo album, Trouble Walkin', and as backing vocalist on Mötley Crüe's album, Dr Feelgood.
In 1996, Sebastian Bach was fired of the band after an argument with Rachel.
In 1998, With singer Shawn McCabe, guitarists Dave Sabo and Scotti Hill and drummer Rob Affuso, he played in the band Ozone Monday.
In 1999, Skid Row reformed with a new singer, Johnny Solinger.
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 Rachel Bolan!

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row performs 2014 at the Whisky A Go Go

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row performs 2014 at the Whisky A Go Go

[french version :
Joyeux anniversaire, Rachel Bolan ...
Né James Richard Southworth le 9 février 1966 à Point Pleasant, New Jersey, US, Rachel Bolan est un bassiste et auteur-compositeur. Il est plus connu en tant que bassiste et principal auteur-compositeur de Skid Row.
Il a pris le nom de scène Bolan en hommage à Marc Bolan.
Rachel Bolan et Dave Sabo fondent Skid Row en 1986. Ils sont tous les deux seuls membres restant du lineup original (lineup original de Skid Row : Matt Fallon (chant), Dave Sabo (lead guitare), Jim Yuhaz (guitare rythmique), Rachel Bolan (basse), John Ratkowski Jr. (batterie)).
Les deux premiers albums de Skid Row, Skid Row (1989) et Slave to the Grind (1991), sont tous deux multi disques de platine (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)).
En 1989, il chante sur l'album solo d'Ace Frehley, Trouble Walkin', et fait les choeurs sur l'album de Mötley Crüe, Dr Feelgood.
En 1996, Sebastian Bach est viré du groupe après une dispute avec Rachel.
En 1998, avec le chanteur Shawn McCabe, les guitaristes Dave Sabo et Scotti Hill et le batteur Rob Affuso, il joue dans le groupe Ozone Monday.
En 1999, Skid Row se refome avec un nouveau chanteur, Johnny Solinger.
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 Rachel Bolan !]

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row - Barcelona, Spain (2014)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row - Barcelona, Spain (2014)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row (2013)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row (2013)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row (2013) - credit: Down The Barrel Photography

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row (2013) - credit: Down The Barrel Photography

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row (2013)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row (2013)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row (2012)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row (2012)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row - Medellín (2009)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row - Medellín (2009)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row - Pepsi Roadhouse, Burgettstown, PA April 16, 2005

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row - Pepsi Roadhouse, Burgettstown, PA April 16, 2005

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row (2005)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row (2005)

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row

Rachel Bolan, Skid Row

Rachel Bolan, Rob Affuso, Sebastian Bach, Dave the Snake Sabo, Scotti Hill - Skid Row (1990)

Rachel Bolan, Rob Affuso, Sebastian Bach, Dave the Snake Sabo, Scotti Hill - Skid Row (1990)

Rachel Bolan, Rob Affuso, Sebastian Bach, Dave the Snake Sabo (Skid Row)

Rachel Bolan, Rob Affuso, Sebastian Bach, Dave the Snake Sabo (Skid Row)

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