Wilson, True Villains
513 22nd Street S
Birmingham, AL, 35233
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is all ages
For the uninitiated, Steel Panther was formed in 2000 and is Michael Starr (lead singer), Satchel (guitarist), LexxiFoxx (bass) and Stix Zadinia (drums). Hailing from Los Angeles, the epicenter for rock n’ roll in all its debauchery and glamour, Steel Panther has established themselves as the world’s premier party band, melding hard rock virtuosity with parody and criminally good looks. With three full-length albums, touring across the world, platinum-level You Tube status and high-profile television appearances such asJimmy Kimmel Live,Larry King Now, andFOX NFL Sunday, the band is touring in support of their upcomingeffort, Lower The Bar(Kobalt Music Group).Oftheirlast studio albumAll You Can Eat, Rolling Stone avowed, “There’s a reason Steel Panther have transcended their origins as a cover band playing the Sunset Strip,” while Metal Sucks declared, “Steel Panther’s concept is genius...their songwriting is...preposterously snappy –and relatable.”
After almost a decade long of global fuckery, Wilson has done the opposite of what every other
band seems to do—they stopped taking shit so seriously! In the process of their, “personal
awakening” they forged a new path for themselves and their sound by combining their brand of
in-your-face rock n roll with the influence of Hip-Hop and all things 90s. Tasty Nasty is fresh,
exciting, and most importantly fun! And it all started with a hit of acid.
Wilson's vocalist, Chad Nicefield, took a trip to Asia with his friends to pursue happiness. Once
he experimented with acid he had a revelation about his life and his outlook on the band’s music
changed everything. “I just kind of realized who we are as people and our DNA was that of a
bunch of lovable, silly dudes, that love to make music," says Nicefield. "The world needs to
know that about us. That needs to be in transparent our music.”
Now with no worries or inhibitions holding them back, the guys in Wilson embark on a journey
through nostalgia and endearing nonsense on eleven brand new tracks. The opening track,
“Dumptruck” is a sonic punch to the face as it kicks in with gang vocals chanting, “This shit
bumps, this shit fucks, this shit dumps like a dump truck.” Followed by roaring guitar riffs and a
chorus that really does “fuck”, the opener is a perfect dose to set your mind up for the next 35
some-odd-minutes. “Wrong Side of History” follows a Bizkit-ish path, leading you straight into
From that moment on you’re on their ride. With hints of the decade that shaped their musical
tastes, combined with slick production and big singalong choruses, Tasty Nasty is equal parts
self-deprecating and hilarious. This acid is one hell of a drug, as the fever dream truly kicks in,
songs such as “Like A Baller” “My Hustle” and “Summertime Treat” are there to prove it! It’s
not until track ten do you get a throwback to the old, heavier side of Wilson with, “House of
Fuckery.” But that’s not what this record is about. It’s about looking ahead, not staring in the
rearview mirror. And that, my friends, is Tasty Nasty.
$25.00 - $30.00
There is a $5 upcharge for this show for patrons under the age of 21.
Due to a scheduling conflict, the Steel Panther show on March 3rd is being postponed to May 29th. All tickets for the March 3rd show will be honored for the re-scheduled May 29th show.