November 19th, 2016
As drivers went past the Showbox Sodo last Saturday they must have been asking themselves “What year is it and why are there so many people with big hair in Spandex?” The answer was simple; Steel Panther was about to rock Seattle to it’s core.
With a river of liquor and beer already flowing throughout the sold out venue the stage was set for local opener December In Red. The band brought a heavy sound with a mixture of screaming and clean singing alongside pummeling drums and guitar. This band brought out the headbangers for the evening. If you are a fan of more hard hitting sounds then December In Red is a band to check out. If they are playing a show near you I’d suggest going for an awesome performance.
During the intermission, an 80’s hair metal soundtrack was being played over the crowd while the crew got the stage ready for Steel Panther. Even before the band came on the crowd was singing along to the songs being played over the speakers. As the lights went out the crowd erupted with thunderous applause, screaming and chanting “Steel Panther! Steel Panther!” as drummer, Stix Zadinia, took his spot behind the drum kit. As the rest of the band walked out on stage, Satchel (guitar), Lexxi Foxx (bass) and Michael Starr (vocals), the crowd started putting up the sign of “the shocker”. The band then kicked off the show with a fan favorite Eyes of the Panther. The hour and a half long set was a nonstop barrage of some of the crudest yet funniest humor you could see at a live event. This was my fourth time seeing this band and I knew what to expect, but for a newcomer to a Steel Panther show, some of their performance may be a bit of a surprise. To me, it just added to the fun of the evening of raunchy debauchery.
Steel Panther put on an entertaining show. If the tour is coming to a city near you, do not hesitate to buy tickets and pull your spandex out of the closet. Their shows usually sell out, so make sure to buy in advance or you may not get to “Feel The Steel”.
Eyes of The Panther
Just Like Tiger Woods
Party Like Tomorrow Is The End Of The World
Let Me Cum In
It Won’t Suck Itself
She’s On The Rag
Girl From Oklahoma
17 Girls In A Row
Death To All But Metal
Party All Day