Original rock ‘n’ roll with no compromises. That’s what you can expect from The Steel Chops. The Chicago band’s diverse influences of classic rock, hard blues, outlaw country, and even 70’s funk can be heard underpinning their repertoire of powerful original music. The Steel Chops’ high-energy live performances get hips shakin’, the crowd sweating, and leave the people wanting more. If you’re lucky, the “Chops” may even throw in a Johnny Cash or Rolling Stones tune and pull you up on stage.
The Steel Chops have been featured in The Columbia Chronicle, The Taste of Sound, Band Blurb, Big Medicine, & Aberrant Chicago. Played Joe’s Bar on Weed Street opening for the timeless John Eddie and Roots Rock Night at the legendary Double Door The “Chops” finished 4th of 24 bands in the Battle of the Eff’n Rock 2012, 6th out of 108 bands in the 2011 I AM FEST Battle of the Bands and made it to the semi-finals in House Band Wines Battle of the Bands 2011. Their music is featured on CommaKazi Speek Podcast, INDIE 104 LA, Fearless Radio, Quest Broadcasting along with Digivegas.com & the Laser Dog Music Hour. “Never” was placed in the Big Medicine Playlist and "Diamond" was featured as the Song of the Day on FM102x and placed in the top 25 of the Blooming-Tunes Song Contest 2010. Playing around Chicago their shows are amped up for everyone to Rock out & Dance to.