Steel Panther are still on the lookout for a new bassist, says singer Michael Starr

Michael Starr of Steel Panther
(Image credit: Andrea Friedrich/Redferns)

Steel Panther are still in the process of securing an official bass guitar player, despite earlier reports that the band had recruited Rikki Dazzle to fill the spot.

In a new Instagram post, singer Michael Starr addressed the situation, suggesting the misunderstanding was down to him being intoxicated.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at 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.