STEEL PANTHER Meets 'ANGELA MERKEL' At WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival (Video)

STEEL PANTHER Meets 'ANGELA MERKEL' At WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival (Video)

Drummer Stix Zadinia and vocalist Michael Starr of Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER met with German chancellor Angela Merkel (played by German actress Sara Kelly-Husain of ARTE Concert) at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which was held August 4-6 in Wacken, Germany. You can now watch their discussion below.

STEEL PANTHER is working on the follow-up to 2014's "All You Can Eat" album for a tentative October release.

Starr recently told Metal Wani about the musical and lyrical direction of STEEL PANTER's new material: "As far as the record is concerned, the music content, it's completely different. I mean, we're singing about completely different shit; we're singing about fucking bitches and partying now. We just wanna change it up. 'Cause we were talking partying and fucking bitches [before], but now we're talking about fucking bitches and partying — just in a different order."

"Live From Lexxi's Mom's Garage", STEEL PANTHER's first full-length film featuring a live ten-song acoustic concert interspersed with comedic vignettes showcasing the band's unmatched shenanigans and debauchery, was released on February 26 on CD and CD/DVD by Open E Records via Kobalt Label Services.

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