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Tonight in Rock: No Longer Metal Skool, Now Steel Panther

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In case you've noticed a Monday night staple at the Key Club missing on the listings, they're still there, just with a new name. The crazy and bawdy Metal Skool changed their name last month to Steel Panther. In a statement, they said this was a long time coming: “Since our earliest days as Danger Kitty, we’ve had a thing for pussy… as Steel Panther, we will continue this legacy.” If you don't know what these guys are all about, check out this video (NSFW Audio!!). Moving on...

In other news, Coachella is less than three weeks away and Little Radio has some passes to give away. But since the brain needs music before then, here's your nightly fill:

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