Steel Panther to cover the Classic Backstreet Boys single ‘I Want It That Way’! The track will be released as a download only on Sunday 13th June to coincide with their performance at this years’ Download Festival. The last year has been a phenomenal one for Steel Panther and has seen them rise from a tent-busting performance at Download Festival 2009, a place as special guests on ZZ Top’s UK dates, and a sell out show at Brixton Academy, to a highly anticipated slot at Download 2010 next weekend. Steel Panther continue to bring their high octane, irresistible blend of hairspray, spandex and awesome Heavy Metal back to the UK. Steel Panther are audacious frontman Michael Starr, Stix Zadinia on drums, Satchel on guitar, and bassist Lexxi Foxxx . The four member band, known for their outrageous stage presence and gargantuan guitar riffs have been entertaining fans and scores of rock and entertainment VIPs the length and breadth of Britain, making them one of the hottest acts and by far the most loud, entertaining and awesomely rocking live band to have hit the live scene for years. Steel Panther are the embodiment of Heavy Metal and they’ll stop at nothing until they have returned the genre back to it’s rightful place – at the top of the musical food chain. Join them on their quest to bring Metal back and be sure to witness on of the best and most amusing live shows you’ll probably ever see.
13th JUNE 2010 – Download Festival
14th JUNE 2010 – Hosts/live appearance at Metal Hammer Golden God Awards
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Steel Panther may have the No. 1 Comedy Album right now with “Feel the Steel,” but frontman Michael Starr (real name: Ralph Saenz) is stone-cold serious when he describes he and bandmates Stix Zadinia, Lexxi Foxxx and Satchel’s sound to Billboard.com. ”You’re gonna feel some stuff that you weren’t used to feeling,” says Starr. “That’s the feeling of heavy metal going through your loins, thorugh your body, coming out your mouth, and sometimes going in the opposite direction.” On “Feel the Steel,” the parody glam rockers sing about exactly what you’d expect — girls, girls girls Continue reading →