Lower the Bar

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Lower the Bar
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Studio album by Steel Panther
Released March 24, 2017
Recorded 2016
Genre Glam metal, heavy metal, comedy rock
Length 39:13
Label Open E Music, Kobalt
Producer Jay Ruston
Steel Panther chronology
All You Can Eat
(2014)All You Can Eat2014
Lower the Bar
(2017)
Singles from Lower the Bar
  1. "She's Tight"
    Released: September 29, 2016
  2. "Anything Goes"
    Released: December 16, 2016
  3. "Poontang Boomerang"
    Released: February 9, 2017
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Classic Rock3.5/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock Germany6/10 stars[2]
Metal Hammer6/7 stars[3]
Metal Hammer UK3.5/5 stars[4]
Rock Hard8.5/10 stars[5]

Lower the Bar is the fourth studio album by American heavy metal band Steel Panther. It was originally scheduled for release on February 24, 2017, but was delayed to the following month.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Steel Panther, except "She's Tight" written by Rick Nielsen.

No.TitleLength
1."Goin' in the Backdoor"3:10
2."Anything Goes"3:01
3."Poontang Boomerang"3:22
4."That's When You Came In"3:46
5."Wrong Side of the Tracks (Out In Beverly Hills)"3:07
6."Now the Fun Starts"3:43
7."Pussy Ain't Free"3:56
8."Wasted Too Much Time" (featuring Stone Sour in the video)3:50
9."I Got What You Want"4:13
10."Walk of Shame"4:11
11."She's Tight" (Cheap Trick cover featuring Robin Zander)2:54
Total length:39:13

Personnel[edit]

  • Michael Starr – lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Satchel – guitars, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Lexxi Foxx – bass, backing vocals
  • Stix Zadinia – drums, backing vocals

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Chris Catton – backing vocals (track 9)
  • Michael Catton – backing vocals (track 9)[7]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[8] 10
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[9] 15
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[10] 28
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[11] 65
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[12] 39
French Albums (SNEP)[13] 127
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[14] 14
New Zealand Heatseekers Albums (RMNZ)[15] 10
Scottish Albums (OCC)[16] 16
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[17] 30
UK Albums (OCC)[18] 26
US Billboard 200[19] 40
US Top Comedy Albums (Billboard)[20] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dalton, Stephen (24 February 2017). "Steel Panther — Lower the Bar Review". Classic Rock. Loudersound.com. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  2. ^ Floßmann, Jacqueline (24 March 2017). "Review: Steel Panther — Lower the Bar". Classic Rock Germany (in German). Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  3. ^ Mineur, Matthias (24 March 2017). "Steel Panther — Lower the Bar Review". Metal Hammer (in German). Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  4. ^ Daly, Joe (22 February 2017). "Steel Panther - Lower The Bar album review". Metal Hammer UK. Loudersound.com. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  5. ^ Peters, Jens (April 2017). "Steel Panther - Lower The Bar Review". Rock Hard (in German). 35 (359). Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  6. ^ "STEEL PANTHER: 'Anything Goes' Lyric Video Released, 'Lower The Bar' Album Delayed". Blabbermouth.net. 2016-12-16. Retrieved 2017-03-26.
  7. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/lower-the-bar-mw0002986720
  8. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Steel Panther – Lower the Bar". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  9. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Steel Panther – Lower the Bar" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 5, 2017.
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – Steel Panther – Lower the Bar" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Steel Panther – Lower the Bar" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  12. ^ "Steel Panther Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved April 4, 2017.
  13. ^ "Lescharts.com – Steel Panther – Lower the Bar". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 4, 2017.
  14. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Steel Panther – Lower the Bar" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved March 31, 2017.
  15. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. April 3, 2017. Retrieved March 31, 2017.
  16. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  17. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Steel Panther – Lower the Bar". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 5, 2017.
  18. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  19. ^ "Steel Panther Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved April 4, 2017.
  20. ^ "Steel Panther Chart History (Top Comedy Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved April 4, 2017.

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