The Stray Cats Announce 40th Anniversary Tour and New Album
It’s been 40 years since rockabilly icons The Stray Cats started the band. Now the original members – Brian Setzer, Slim Jim Phantom, and Lee Rocker – have announced they will be plotting a 40th-anniversary tour and recording a new album, to boot.
The trio will be heading into the studio with producer Peter Collins in Nashville to make their first new album together in 25 years. They performed together for the first time in a decade earlier this year with four concerts including sold-out shows at Viva Las Vegas and the Pacific Amphitheatre.
“They say history repeats itself and I now know that’s true,” bassist Rocker says. “40 years after Brian, Jim and I formed the Stray Cats, we are back! I’m so excited to be in the studio with my brothers. I can tell you that this will be the best Stray Cats album we have ever made. The time is right, the songs are great and we’re ready to rock.”
The Stray Cats are known for their hits “Stray Cat Strut,” “Rock This Town,” “I Won’t Stand In Your Way,” and more. We’ll post more details as they become available.