Today's lick is a ripping glam-metal solo from Satchel of the band Steel Panther. It's a portion of his solo from "17 Girls in a Row," off the album Balls Out, and features a glitzy raked bend followed by some descending tapped pull-offs and hammer-ons, which cascade down a modified pentatonic scale.
Balls Out, the new album from '80s throwbacks Steel Panther is out today on Universal Republic Records. The first single from the record is a tune called "17 Girls in a Row," and the band have just released an official lyric video for the album, which you can watch below.
Grunge might have killed '80s hair metal, but it couldn't destroy Steel Panther, the raunchiest glam rockers to emerge from the Sunset Strip. No genre convention is safe from the improv troupe, which topped the Billboard Comedy Albums Chart three times with its 2009 debut album, Feel the Steel.
With Nikki Sixx freely admitting to the press that Motley Crue fans had chosen Def Leppard (and Guns N' Roses) over Poison for a headlining US tour, it's no surprise the bands are finally set to launch a joint arena tour in the U.K.
Monday night, August 15, former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach and soul singer Ceel-Lo Green joined parody metal band Steel Panther on stage at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood. The duo led the band in several songs, including Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" and renditions of Skid Row's "I Remember You" and "Youth Gone Wild."