Ripley-based tribute band Surreal Panther are to perform their first show in the town for nearly two years on Monday, October 28.
Surreal Panther are popular performers across Europe with their top tribute to the music of Steel Panther.
They are the only officially acknowledged tribute to Californian parody glam metal band Steel Panther. They have featured on official Steel Panther promotional videos Videos and have been kept in direct contact with the metal icons.
The band, whose members are all based in Ripley, are currently on a busy 2013 touring schedule, playing the likes of The Cavern club in Liverpool, 02 Academies in Oxford and London, as well as shows in Norwich, Bournemouth, Leicester, Birmingham, Ipswich, Northampton, Birkenhead, Bradford, Nottingham and Derby this year.
As it has been so long since the band have done a local showcase, they have taken the opportunity of half term to put on an over 14s show on at the Out of Town pub, Ripley on Monday.
It is to be £3 entry and doors are at 7pm with support from Resistance Is Futile and Paige Seabridge.
The gig is essentially a homecoming show, their first since Christmas 2011 in the town.
The band are hoping to see many of their local fans at the eagerly-awaited performance.