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Album: Steel Panther – All You Can Eat

March 24th, 2014

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Steel Panther
All You Can Eat
Open E Records
01 April 2014

by Tomas Doyle

The first thing to remember when reviewing a Steel Panther album is that, really, Steel Panther aren’t a band. Def Leppard are the band, Bon Jovi are the band, Van Halen are the band, Mötley Crüe are the band – Steel Panther are a parasitic sideshow on the hulking belly of stadium rock. A satire, a send up, a comedy façade performed by four apparently libidinous geriatrics in wigs and based on all of cock rocks most ludicrous traits. So the real question when reviewing the new Steel Panther record is this: Is their shtick still funny after three (THREE!) albums?

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Download Festival 2012: Steel Panther @ Main Stage – Saturday, 09 June 2012

June 10th, 2012

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Lock up your wives, daughters, girlfriends, sisters, grandmothers, and anyone else with an XX chromosome at Download Festival 2012 – Steel Panther are back, and this time they’re on the Main Stage. They also stopped by backstage to give Raz some emergency sex education – check out our video interview to see what we mean…

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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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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 →]

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