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In 2008, Metal Skool changed their name to Steel Panther.

Steel Panther is a Los Angeles, California based glam metal parody band founded by former LA Guns vocalist Ralph Saenz (Michael Starr). Originally formed as "Metal Skool" and "Metal Shop" they're known for their energetic live show, the longest running metal show on the Sunset Strip. On stage, the band both pays tribute to and lampoons the heyday of 80's glam metal. The band's between-song comedy includes jests at conflict between band members Read more on Last.fm

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Live: Steel Panther @ London Old Blue Last – Friday, 17 September 10

September 23rd, 2010

When Steel Panther play a last-minute gig to a tiny room of people, there’s not a chance in hell we’d miss it. Amit Sharma was down the front at the Old Blue Last watching (hopefully not underage) girls get frisky to some butt metal.

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It’s crazy to think that it was just 15 months ago when Steel Panther exploded in the UK with that legendary performance packing out the Tuborg tent at Download Festival 2009. Since then they have managed to pop over on a quarterly basis and develop enough of a following to become a Brixton Academy-sized band. Not bad for just over a year’s work.

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What do these bands have in common? aka 22 bands announced for Download 2010

March 23rd, 2010

So what have all these bands got in common? They’ve all been “officially” announce for Donwload 2010? Hurrah! (Please remember to divide your excitement by how much you’ve been paying attention to the rumour mill). ETC ETC. What? You want the actual band names? Then you better check after the jump then, shouldn’t you?

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Thrash Hits Exclusive: Steel Panther UK tour video

July 20th, 2009

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At Download Festival 2009, those hard-drinkin’, powder-snortin’, (literal) mother-fuckers in Steel Panther called usruthless, cold-blooded and fucked up“. We’re not sure if that means we’re doing something right, or perhaps very, very wrong. In any case, we clearly left our mark, as they’ve sent us an exclusive behind-the-scenes peek at the rest of their first ever trip to the UK. [Read more →]