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Steel Panther put the ‘gig’ in ‘giggle’ at Newcastle, with Wayward Sons

The way Steel Panther was ushered into the music scene back in 2007, or there roundabouts, as ‘The American version of The Darkness’ (at least in the UK). This was intriguing to rock fans because the concept of a throwback hard rock band with the Sunset Strip twist, albeit tongue-in-cheek, sounded like a wonderful idea. I don’t think anyone was ...

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Download Festival 2017

Download 2017: The Highlights

Another fantastic and historical year of Download Festival has sadly been and gone. It’s a bit like the rock and metal Christmas in a way. Think of this week as being a 7-day boxing day. For once we had very minimal rain (not great for goths and gingers like me!) but bringing an extra sheen to the weekend – plus ...

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Steel Panther: Lexxi talks bitchin’ metal, wooing the ladies and the definition of a ‘Poontang Boomerang’

“The UK is our biggest fanbase… we can’t wait to get back over there” Lexxi Foxx, bassist of Steel Panther tells us. That makes sense, we don’t know many people who don’t find them hilarious, they hit our British humour right on the head. I remember seeing Steel Panther for the first time, back in 2010 I received a text message from ...

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Download 2015

Download announces 48 bands! – Steel Panther, ADTR, In Flames

Download have been busy! They have now revealed a truck load more bands!   Download Festival’s Andy Copping said: “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day To Remember, Dillinger Escape ...

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Review: Steel Panther, Bowling For Soup & Buckcherry – Wembley Arena

I remember seeing Steel Panther for the first time, it was in a stuffy tent at Download ’09. We ran over to the third stage to see them on a wim and they turned out to be one of our favourite new bands that year. They were hilarious and the only other ‘funny’ band around at the time seemed to be Bowling For ...

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Bowling for Soup's Jaret Reddick

Interview with Bowling for Soup’s Jaret Reddick

We met expert lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter for BOWLING FOR SOUP — Jaret Reddick — at the fabulous CROWBAR near London’s Tin Pan Alley ahead of the band’s show at Wembley with Buckcherry and mad glam-metallers Steel Panther. “It’s the first time we have been a support band over here since 2001…” Reddick tells us. He appears dog-tired ...

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Steel Panther collaborate with Robin Zander on ‘She’s Tight’ video

Just ahead of their arena dates in the UK – comedic hair-metallers Steel Panther have released a video for new track, a cover of Cheap Trick’s ‘She’s Tight’. This features Robin Zander – vocalist and guitarist of Cheap Trick. This is the first track from their next album ‘Lower The Bar’. ‘Lower The Bar’ is due for release early 2017. ...

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Steel Panther announce UK arena dates

Following the release of their acoustic album ‘Live From Lexxi’s Mom’s Garage’, LA hair-metal superstars Steel Panther have announced four UK arena dates with special guests Bowling For Soup and Buckcherry. Tour dates are below: October 15 London SSE Arena, Wembley 16 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena 18 Manchester Arena 19 Birmingham Barclaycard Arena Special guests Bowling For Soup have just completed ...

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Steel Panther announce live acoustic DVD

Steel Panther are a band that you need to see to believe, wether you love them or loathe them -there’s no denying those guys can play live. So it makes perfect sense they release a live and acoustic DVD showcasing their best tracks. ‘Live from Lexxi’s Mom’s Garage’ will be released online and in physical DVD format on February 26th. ...

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Live Review: Steel Panther, Academy, Newcastle

The story of Steel Panther is an unlikely one:  front-man Michael Starr has recorded lead vocals with LA Guns, backing vocals for AFI, and appeared in a movie with Mark Wahlberg. Yet this was years before Steel Panther even existed.  “Four years on, I can’t believe we’re still here” Starr confesses.  Who would think a comedic glam-metal band, whose lyrics ...

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