Tina Fisher of Rock Diva News conducted an interview with vocalist Michael Starr of the outrageous and popular ’80s-style “hair” band STEEL PANTHER on October 11 at the Gramercy Theater in New York City. You can now watch the chat below.
“Balls Out”, the sophomore album from STEEL PANTHER, sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 40 on The Billboard 200 chart.
“Balls Out” was released on November 1 via Universal Republic Records. The follow-up to 2009’s “Feel The Steel” contains 14 soon-to-be classics such as “Just Like Tiger Woods”, “Gold Digging Whore” and “Weenie Ride”. The album also features cameos by Dane Cook on the album opener “In The Future” and NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger and EXTREME axeman Nuno Bettencourt show up on an instant classic “It Won’t Suck Itself”. “Balls Out” was produced by Grammy-nominated producer/mixer Jay Ruston who produced the band’s “Feel The Steel” debut and is known for his work with ANTHRAX, MEAT LOAF, THE DONNAS and MORRISSEY, to name a few.
STEEL PANTHER is Michael Starr (vocals), Satchel (guitar), Lexxi Foxx (bass) and Stix Zadinia (drums).
“Balls Out” track listing:
01. In The Future
02. Supersonic Sex Machine
03. Just Like Tiger Woods
04. 17 Girls In A Row
05. If You Really, Really Love Me
06. It Won’t Suck Itself
07. Tomorrow Night
08. Why Can’t You Trust Me
09. That’s What Girls Are For
10. Gold-Digging Whore
11. I Like Drugs
13. Let Me Come In
14. Weenie Ride
Check out the “Balls Out” cover artwork below.
The official lyric video for “17 Girls In A Row”, the first U.S. single from “Balls Out”, can be seen below. The song showcases the band’s ability to write memorable hooks while mixing them with their signature style lyrics like “I banged 17 girls in a grocery store and never lost my erection.” With its driving opening drum beat and infectious guitar riff, “17 Girls In A Row” will be sure to heat up rock airwaves and give it a much-needed kick in the balls — no pun intended.
“17 Girls In A Row” lyric video: