Steel Panther: “We May Never Find Another Replacement” For Bassist Lexxi Foxx

During a recent interview with RAMzine, Steel Panther offered an update on their ongoing search for a bassist. However, singer Michael Starr said they “may never find another replacement for Lexxi [Foxx].”

Starr said the following:

“We tried out over… We had how many video submissions… probably [over 700]. And we went through every single video. And we did some test runs with some people. And when we find the right guy, you guys will know.”

Drummer Stix Zadinia continued:

“On this tour, we have our friend Spyder with us, who is a great friend and an even better bass player. He’s not that great a friend. I’m kidding. He’s awesome. We’ve known him since 1990. He’s one of our homies and he’s killing it. And we cannot wait to jam with him. But we are still searching for the permanent guy ’cause Spyder’s got another gig; he’s got a paper route that he works on.”

Starr then added:

“We may never find another replacement for Lexxi. We love him. We miss him dearly. And I’m glad he’s doing what he wants to do in life. But replacing him, it’s like trying to replace Stix or me — it’s impossible. So we may never, ever have a bass player. We might just be trying out bass players until I die.”

Zadinia concluded:

“And every time we get a new guy, we just say, ‘Hey, come out. There’s no money involved. So just try out.’ We just keep doing it forever.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Steel Panther’s Satchel Offers Update On New Album: “I Think We’re Mastering It Right Now”

During an interview with “Mike James Rock Show” at the UK Download Festival, Steel Panther guitarist Satchel offered an update on the band’s new album. He said the following:

“It’s coming out as soon as we’re done with it. I don’t know when that’s gonna be. Hopefully soon. I think we’re mastering it right now.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Steel Panther To Mix New Album In June

Steel Panther have shared a new update on their upcoming album. The band are planning to mix the effort in June.

The group said the following:

“To all Fanthers, metal heads and clickbait enthusiasts around the globe:

We wanted to give you an update on all things happening in Steel Panther land.

The bass player search continues!!! We have been road testing several different people to date and so far we still haven’t found the Poontang to our Boomerang. We have spoken to a bunch of people – some you have seen and some you haven’t – and we won’t rest until we find the next Steel Panther low-end maestro to complete us like Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire. Until then, our good friend Spyder is going to be filling in for us in Europe. We cannot wait to see you guys on the Res-Erections tour next month.

Also – if you have come to any of our shows over the past few weeks, the rumors are totally true!!! Not only is Stix STD free, but we are working hard on finishing the new album. We are planning to enter the mix phase in June. We will be sharing more exciting news on that in the near future.

We can’t wait to see you on the road and on our tour bus!!
Michael, Satchel and Stix”

Watch Steel Panther Cover Judas Priest’s “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin'” With Joey Belladonna (Anthrax) & Jason Hook (Ex-Five Finger Death Punch)

During a recent performance on the ShipRocked cruise, Steel Panther were joined onstage by Joey Belladonna (Anthrax) and Jason Hook (ex-Five Finger Death Punch) for a cover of Judas Priest’s “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’.” You see fan-filmed footage of that below:

Watch Steel Panther Cover Dio’s “Rainbow In The Dark” With Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor And Christian Martucci

During the recent ShipRocked cruise, Steel Panther were joined onstage by Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) and Christian Martucci (Stone Sour) for a cover of Dio’s “Rainbow In The Dark.” You can see some fan-filmed footage of that below:

[via Blabbermouth]

Steel Panther Announce First Leg Of Their “Res-Erections” Tour

Steel Panther have announced the dates for the first leg of their “Res-Erections” tour. The trek will take place in March with Any Given Sin set to open.

Tour Dates:

03/10 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
03/11 Daytona Beach FL – Monster Energy Daytona Bike Week at Daytona International Speedway (Steel Panther only)
03/12 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
03/13 Cape Coral, FL – Dixie Roadhouse
03/15 Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
03/17 Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall
03/18 Jacksonville, NC – Hooligan’s
03/19 Greensboro, NC – Cone Denim Entertainment Center
03/20 Chattanooga, TN – The Signal
03/22 Ft. Smith, AR – Temple Live
03/23 Tulsa. OK – Cain’s Ballroom
03/25 Minneapolis, MN – The Fillmore
03/26 Dubuque, IA – 5 Flags Event Center

The band commented:

“Even though they are known for so many things throughout the world, we love Pfizer for their work in erectile dysfunction and their amazing blue pills. That is why we named our 2022 tour in honor of them. Those blue pills have made our world a better place. ‘Res-Erections’ is going to be the party to not be missed and we are pulling out some surprises for these shows. If you lost your prescription or can’t see your drug dealer because of COVID, you won’t need a pill to rock this hard.”

Steel Panther Launch Bracket To Determine Their New Bassist

Steel Panther have launched a bracket in an effort to choose their new bassist. Fans can vote on that HERE. The band issued the following statement:

“Two finalists are in, eight more to be selected. That’s where you come in! Welcome to ‘The Road To The Road’ tournament! From over 1669 submissions, we’ve narrowed the field to the top 32 and we want YOU to help us determine the top 10! Every day between now and December 24th, we’re featuring two bassists as we work our way through the bracket below. All you have to do is check out the videos and vote for your favorites! Let the games BEGIN!!”

Steel Panther Announce “White Christmas” Shows

Steel Panther will be celebrating the holidays with some “White Christmas” shows. Here’s the dates:

11/26 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
12/08 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
12/09 Columbus, OH – The Bluestone
12/10 Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
12/11 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant

Steel Panther Singer Michael Starr Says The Band Have Yet To Choose A Permanent Replacement For Ex-Bassist Lexxi Foxx

As previously reported, Steel Panther have been touring with bassist Rikki Dazzle as of late. However, it appears that he may not end up being a permanent member of the band. Singer Michael Starr has since confirmed that the group are still holding auditions for the open bassist position:

“After getting 432 texts this morning regarding my last post about Rikki Dazzle being our permanent bass player, I went back and had my assistant read me the actual headline. I must have been super stoned, but to be clear: We are still in the audition process. Rikki killed it hard and he will be hard to beat, but when we finally decide who the permanent guy or girl is, we will make an official announcement. Until then, stay high and rock hard.”