Steel Panther electrify America’s Got Talent in a clip of their audition for the 18th season of the Simon Cowell-led talent show that premieres Tuesday (May 30). Apparently, the Panther was let out of its cage a little early to tease the new season, as you can watch their performance below or wait for tonight’s airing. (We suggest you do both.)
But what did the celebrity panel of AGT judges think of the band’s tongue-in-cheek metal?
According to the video description, Steel Panther’s audition was a “hit” for the judges — Cowell, comedian Howie Mandel, model Heidi Klum and actress Sofía Vergara. But when watching the clip, you’ll notice at least one audience member who doesn’t appear to appreciate the performance. Check out the person with their fingers in their ears at 2:28! See it down toward the bottom of this post.
Steel Panther reach back into their catalog for their AGT audition, performing “Eyes of a Panther” from their 2009 debut, Feel the Steel. Do they have what it takes to go the distance on America’s Got Talent? Be sure to watch it all play out this season.
The new season of America’s Got Talent premieres on Tuesday at 8PM ET/7PM CT.