Artist Spotlight… The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs… 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, Gainesville 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 out in April via Little T&A Records/Big Cartel and a west coast tour with Cheetah Chrome (Dead Boys) to promote it. Several more singles are planned for later this year, culminating in a full-length next year.
We are very happy to have them perform live on Aug 13th at The So-Cal Hoedown in Downtown Santa Ana. Presale tickets are available