Thursday, November 19, 2015
BURTON CUMMINGS THEATRE
Doors 7PM – All Ages
Tickets $34.99, $39.99, $44.99 (+s/c)
With a milkman like work ethic, Steel Panther may just be the hardest working men in show business. Their formal debut Feel the Steel also hit #1 on Billboard’s Top Comedy Albums Chart. They’ve sold out shows worldwide from Australian to the UK’s iconic Brixton Academy, as well as appearing on festivals such as Download and Rock on the Range. Historical milestones include being the oldest heavy metal band to snag a major label deal and the only band to consistently play weekly on the Sunset Strip for an unprecedented thirteen years straight. Moreover, rock luminaries ranging from Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and KISS’s Paul Stanley to Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, and Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello have all partied with the Panther on stage. Meanwhile, this fearsome foursome has also appeared on Dancing With the Stars, Bad Girl’s Club and a web campaign for the big screen adaptation of Rock of Ages.
Ultimately though, they’re not stopping anytime soon. “Our drive to bring heavy metal back has not lessened,” concludes Michael Starr. “It’s actually gotten stronger. We’re not going to stop. I look forward to our continued world domination.”
The title of Steel Panther’s third full-length album, All You Can Eat, came from a dream.
However, it wasn’t a dream Martin Luther King had or even any of the band members—Michael Starr [lead singer], Satchel [guitarist], Lexxi Foxx [bass], and Stix Zadinia [drums]—for that matter.
The Los Angeles quartet upholds the pillars of its sound. There are badass riffs aplenty, arena-size grooves, lyrics about sex, drugs, and senior citizens, and the lingering scent of whisky, a stripper’s perfume, and hairspray. In order to capture all of this, the band began writing immediately after they got off the road behind their sophomore effort, Balls Out, their second album to debut at #1 on Billboards Comedy Albums Chart.