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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