Friday, January 10, 2014

The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs

Recently reunited L.A. punk rawk 'n' rollers The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs have toured the world, released over 10 albums, and won multiple awards.

After 12 years of hibernation, legendary Los Angeles rawk ‘n’ roll firebrands The Streetwalkin Cheetahs have reunited in 2014 to hit the road and take their beer-soaked, fist-pumpin’ hard rockin’ action to the people. Lead by founding members Frank Meyer (vocals, guitar), Dino Everett (bass), Mike Sessa (drums) and new guitarist Bruce Duff (ADZ, 45 Grave, Jeff Dahl), The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs will be touring for the first time since their 2002 breakup, playing songs off their heralded albums Live on KXLU, Waiting For the Death of My Generation, Maximum Overdrive, Red Tape Diaries, and more.

Back in the day, the band toured the world, recorded over 10 albums for iconic indie labels such as Triple XXX and Bomp!/Alive, appeared on over 100 compilations, soundtracks and tribute albums, and were critical darlings, receiving rave press in Rolling Stone, Spin, Alternative Press, Flipside, LA Weekly, and all the hip ‘zines and weeklies. Along the way, they scooped up a slew of New Times awards, collaborated with punk legends such as Wayne Kramer (MC5), Cherie Currie (The Runaways), Sylvain Sylvain (New York Dolls), Jimmy Zero (Dead Boys) and Deniz Tek (Radio Birdman), and shared stages with such acts as The White Stripes, Queens of the Stone Age, Turbonegro, Supersuckers, Nashville Pussy, Reverend Horton Heat, Fishbone, Fear, John Frusciante, and countless others. And right before his untimely passing, Joey Ramone declared them his favorite band…ironic, considering a few years later Cheetahs frontman Meyer co-wrote the book "On the Road with the Ramones".

In 2014 The Streetwalkin Cheetahs will bring back their sweat-drenched, high energy rock ‘n’ roll attack back to the stage to defend your right to rock. There is a 7" vinyl single with 2 brand new songs on it planned for Spring 2014 via Little T&A Records/Big Cartel, a song on an upcoming Decendents tribute album, and a west coast tour to be announced soon. A full album of all-new material is planned for later this year.

Keep checking their facebook page for tour dates for their upcoming US West Coast April tour with Cheetah Chrome of the Dead Boys!

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    The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs/Cheetah Chrome Tour Itinerary:

    Wednesday, March 26th live on KXLU radio 88.9 FM Los Angeles (SWC only)
    Thursday, April 3rd at Soda Bar in San Diego, CA
    Friday, April 4th at Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, CA
    Saturday, April 5th at M-15 Concerts, Corona, CA (new venue!)
    Sunday, April 6th Stories Books and Café, Silver Lake, CA (4pm in-store)
    Sunday, April 6th Spike’s, Rosemead, CA (new date!)
    Thursday, April 10th at Dive Bar in Las Vegas, NV (rescheduled date!)
    Friday, April 11th at Blank Club in San Jose, CA
    Saturday, April 12th at Thee Parkside, San Francisco, CA


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