Steel Panther took to their official Instagram account to announce their new bassist Spyder. The band also invited fans to come and celebrate with them on their U.S. tour ‘Claus & Paws Holiday Party.’
Spyder and Steel Panther’s band members have known each other for a long time, as he performed his first live show with a band in 2018. When the band searched for a bassist in 2021, Spyder was one of the contenders. After a five-week European tour this past summer, the band members quickly realized that Spyder was the perfect fit, and fans also embraced him as a part of Steel Panther.
In addition to a new bassist announcement, the band shared the news regarding their U.S. tour ‘Claus & Paws Holiday Party.’ The celebration tour will begin in late November after they wrap the Canadian leg of the ‘Res-Erections’ tour.
The band posted on their Instagram account to celebrate their new bassist Spyder and share a few words about their latest member. They described Spyder’s addition to the band as a no-brainer and expressed their happiness.
They said they wanted Spyder to be a part of Steel Panther because he completed them. The band members noted they knew they had to work hard for it to work, but they were ready for the challenge. Steel Panther also shared the dates to inform fans of the layout of the tour.
Steel Panther’s IG post read:
“THE WAIT IS OVER!! We could not be more excited to announce that Spyder is our new full-time bassist officially!! Come and celebrate with us at the newly announced ‘Claus & Paws Holiday Party!!’
Spyder, you’re the chocolate to our peanut butter. We wanted it to be you. We wanted it to be you so badly. So, it’s going to take a lot of work. It’s going to be hard. We’ll have to work on this daily, but we want to do that because we want you. We want all of you, forever, you and us, every day. To us, you are perfect. You had us at hello. You complete us. We’re going to need a bigger boat.”
You can check out the dates below:
‘A Claus & Paws Holiday Party’
11/26: Sault St. Marie @ Kewadin Casino
11/27: Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe Live
11/29: Warren, OH @ Packard Music Hall
11/30: Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere’s Entertainment Center
12/2: Waterloo, NY @ Del Lago Casino
12/3: Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance Theater
12/4: New Haven, CT @ Toad’s Place
12/29: Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
12/30: Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
You can see Steel Panther’s IG post below.