End of an era — Bassist Lexxi Foxx no longer in Steel Panther
Big news from the Steel Panther camp as bassist Lexxi Foxx is no longer part of the group. The remaining Steel Panther members — guitarist Satchel, lead vocalist Michael Starr and drummer Stix Zadinia — have yet to name an official replacement for Foxx but they did play the Rock Fest festival in Cadott, Wisconsin, USA on July 15, 2021 with another bassist in the line-up.
Foxx played on all of Steel Panther‘s albums to date consisting of Feel The Steel (2009), Balls Out (2011), All You Can Eat (2014), Live From Lexxi’s Mom’s Garage (2016), Lower The Bar (2017) and Heavy Metal Rules (2019). The bassist was also part of Steel Panther‘s earlier incarnations consisting of Danger Kitty, Metal Shop and Metal Skool.
Danger Kitty consisting of Foxx as Ginger Roxx, Starr as Michael Diamond, Satchel as Rikki Ratchet and drummer Blackhead released the single “Love Rocket” in 2001. Metal Shop released the album Hole Patrol in 2003 with Zadinia handling the drums and going by the name Armando Lbs.
The following message was posted on Steel Panther‘s Facebook page earlier today:
“The End of an Era
The great pandemic of 2020-2037 has affected all of us. For some though, it has opened doors of opportunity and been a catalyst to seek out one’s true calling in life. This is Lexxi’s story. He started his side business, “Sexy Lexxi’s Prettiest Pets,” to bring in money for Botox during the lockdown. But something miraculous happened. He realized that his love for making pets pretty was greater than his love for being pretty himself. Lexxi discovered a greater love. Possibly, the greatest love of all.
Lexxi has chosen to hang up his mirror and focus on his newfound passion. Making ugly dogs pretty. Anyway, after nearly 40 years of rocking together and taking Steel Panther from the Viper Room to headlining Wembley Arena, it is with heavy hearts – but great heavy metal memories – that we bid Lexxi Foxx farewell. We love you and we wish you a wonderful future putting eyeliner on chihuahuas.
Steel Panther will continue to rock the world. And though we may not ever find a bassist quite as beautiful as Lexxi, it shouldn’t be hard to find one to match his towering intellect.
Good Luck… And goodbye Lexxi Foxx!!”
Steel Panther‘s “Poontang Boomerang” video (from Lower The Bar album):
Steel Panther‘s “Fat Girl” video (from Feel The Steel album):
Steel Panther‘s “Fuck Everybody” video (from Heavy Metal Rules album):