SKID ROW’s “The Atlantic Years 1989-1996” Box Set to Arrive This December

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SKID ROW‘s most beloved, iconic, and previously hard-to-find releases from the late ’80s and early ’90s are being released in a brand new box set that is an instant “must-own” for both diehard fans and collectors. The box set highlights the band’s global domination and documents the glory days of the hard rock scene.

“The Atlantic Years 1989-1996” LP and CD box set arrives on December 3, 2021. Pre-order any of the multiple formats here.

SKID ROW was one of the most successful acts of the era. Their self-titled debut, released in 1989, achieved five times platinum certification in the U.S., along with platinum status in Australia, triple platinum status in Canada, and it also went gold in the U.K. The follow-up, 1991’s “Slave To The Grind”, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. It went on to achieve a double-platinum certification in the U.S. and went platinum in Canada, while rising to gold status in Australia. Over time, the band enjoyed a string of Top 10 singles, including the power ballads “18 And Life” and “I Remember You” from the self-titled release, while “Monkey Business” and “Wasted Time” from “Slave To The Grind” also achieved radio success.

This box set marks the first time that all of these important and definitive releases will be available in one limited edition collection.

The collection includes 180-gram audiophile vinyl 7 LPs, including the band’s multi-million selling, worldwide-charting first three studio albums, plus the “B-Side Ourselves” EP and the live EP “Subhuman Beings On Tour!!”, which was previously only available on CD in Japan. It is now being made available globally and on vinyl for the first time ever. All five albums are also newly remastered.

The five-album, seven-LP side-loading box set includes:

  • Skid Row
  • Slave To The Grind (2xLP)
  • B-Side Ourselves
  • Subhuman Race (2xLP)
  • Subhuman Beings On Tour!!

This five-album, CD side-loading box set includes:

  • Skid Row
  • Slave To The Grind
  • B-Side Ourselves
  • Subhuman Race
  • Subhuman Beings On Tour!!

Skid Row formed in1986 in Toms River, New Jersey by bassist Rachel Bolan and guitarist Dave “Snake” Sabo. The group achieved incredible commercial success in the late 1980s and into early 1990s. The first two albums  – “Skid Row” (1989) and “Slave To The Grind” (1991) — have been certified multi-platinum, with the latter landing at No. 1 on the Billboard chart. The band’s third album “Subhuman Race” arrived in 1995 and was also critically acclaimed. By the end of 1996, the band had sold a total of 20 million albums worldwide, cementing their legacy as one of the most successful and important bands of their era. During this period, Skid Row were comprised of the aforementioned Bolan and Sabo, as well as guitarist Scotti Hill, drummer Rob Affuso, and vocalist Sebastian Bach. Although the lineup has shifted over time, Skid Row remain active touring the world and are currently in the studio recording a new full-length record to be released in 2022.


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