STEEL PANTHER: Interview, Live Performance From Chicago’s WLUP-FM 97.9

On July 21, the outrageous and popular ’80s-style “hair” band STEEL PANTHER took part in an interview with live performance at the studios of Chicago’s WLUP-FM 97.9 (Loop 97.9) radio station with afternoon personality Byrdprior to their concert later that night at The Cubby Bear. Check out the video footage below.

STEEL PANTHER will release its new album on October 18. No further details are currently available.

Featuring Michael Starr (real name Ralph Saenz; ex-L.A. GUNS), drummer Stix Zadinia, bassist Lexxi Foxxx, and guitarist Satchel (real name Russ Parrish; ex-FIGHT), STEEL PANTHER (formerly known as METAL SKOOL) is a parody heavy metal band from Los Angeles, known for its profane and humorous lyrics. The group’s over-the-top live performances have attracted celebrities and fans alike, and in February 2009 the band succeeded in becoming one of the most popular cover bands in California, winning the contest of “Best Tribute Band in the Universe”.” The band’s first album, entitled “Feel The Steel”, was released in 2009.