Snake Sabo: “I'm not as good as I used to be. But it inspires me – if I don't feel like I need to get better, then what's the point?”

Snake Sabo
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For Snake Sabo and his bandmates in Skid Row, the journey to find themselves has been 23 years in the making.

Skid Row's odyssey can be divided into distinct chapters: part one, which saw the upstart fivesome as the proverbial East Coast answer to Guns' N Roses. Bristling with swagger and cocksure arrogance, Skid Row's music presented as generational anthems with underlying messages of positivity and remembrance for heroes of yesteryear.

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Andrew Daly

Andrew Daly is an iced-coffee-addicted, oddball Telecaster-playing, alfredo pasta-loving journalist from Long Island, NY, who, in addition to being a contributing writer for Guitar World, scribes for Rock Candy, Bass Player, Total Guitar, and Classic Rock History. Andrew has interviewed favorites like Ace Frehley, Johnny Marr, Vito Bratta, Bruce Kulick, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Rich Robinson, and Paul Stanley, while his all-time favorite (rhythm player), Keith Richards, continues to elude him.