steel pantherThis past Tuesday (August 4TH) Steel Panther rocked the House Of Blues in Los Angeles on the Sunset Strip for the very last time in their careers. So, I figured I would review one of their albums for the album of the week, but I only had one choice left to make considering I have already reviewed two of their albums. They are probably one of the best comedy glam rock bands in the universe and in 2009 the band released their first major label debut in Feel The Steel. which granted was made up of a lot of re-recordings of old material from previous demos and albums. The band was and still is made up of Michael Starr (Vocals), Satchel (Guitars), Lexxi Foxxx (Bass), and Stix Zadina (Drums). The album was released here in the states on October 6, 2009 where it debuted at number 123, but it ultimately peaked at 98 on The Billboard Top 200 Charts as well as going number one on the Billboard Top Comedy Albums chart. The album was also named best debut by Metal Hammer Germany and the album has since received mixed reviews from critics everywhere. One of the cool things about the record are the featured guests on the album as well as the fact that actor Dean Cameron (Ski School) co-wrote a song with the band.

Steel_Panther-Feel_The_Steel-Trasera1. Death To All But Metal– this has to be by far the heaviest song on the record that features Corey Taylor of Slipknot as a special guest about denouncing all other forms of music that are not Metal. 5/5

2. Asian Hooker– This is a track about Asian Hookers (pretty self explanatory), but you have to love the Asian styled music in the beginning of the track. One critic complained about racism on the record and this may have been the track he was talking about. 4/5

3. Community Property– This is the bands ballad about how when he is home, he is true to his girlfriend, but when he is on the road, his you know what belongs to everyone. 5/5

4. Eyes Of A Panther– Another one of my personal favorites that’s a hard charging sonic assault about a woman on the prowl looking for fun. 5/5

5. Fat Girl (Thar She Blows)– Their semi ballad about sexual conquests with girls of the larger size, one of the funniest tracks on the record. 5/5

Steel_Panther-Feel_The_Steel-3-CD-6. Eatin’ Ain’t Cheatin– the riffs on the song are the right kind of 80’s sleaze about how performing oral sex is not cheating. 4/5

7. Party All Day (Fuck All Night)– Another personal favorite of mine on the album that features Justin Hawkins of The Darkness about a guy who finds that his destiny is to party all day and you know the rest. The song features the voice bo in the beginning like what Richie Sambora used with Bon Jovi. 5/5

8. Turn Out the Lights– Once again another personal favorite of mine as well that features M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold on the track about bringing girls home that are so ugly, you want them to turn the lights off. 5/5

9. Stripper Girl– a semi-acoustic/ballad like track about you guessed it, Strippers. 4/5

10. The Shocker– A rebel rouser of a track about the bands favorite finger motion. Check out the lyrics if you have no idea what I am talking about. 4/5

11. Girl from Oklahoma– The song sounds like something Extreme would have recorded, but this is the last track on the album about a girl that he wants to give him oral pleasures. 4/5

My Final Thoughts– This is the album that truly kicked off the phenomenon that is Steel Panther all over the world. It’s truly one of the funniest records that I have heard and their ability to write 80’s style glam rock songs is phenomenal. That is why I am giving the record 4.5 stars out of five for a final grade.

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