Herman Li auditions for Steel Panther during Twitch livestream – and Satchel is the judge

[L-R] Herman Li and Satchel of Steel Panther
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Power metal and glam rock share many of the same characteristics – soaring guitar solos, gain-heavy riff work and silky long hair – so it's perhaps no surprise that the two genres have collided.

In a new Twitch livestream aired as part of a two-month-long virtual Jason Becker fundraiser, DragonForce shredder-in-chief Herman Li dips his toes in the glam-rock waters, vying for a position with Steel Panther. Oh, and Satchel is the judge.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.