Russ Parrish is a famous guitarist for the comedic glam metal band steel panther. He is also known as Satchel which was his character in the heavy metal band steel. He is an American musician and songwriter. He has stepped his foot into the land of versatility as he is a professional actor as well as a musician.

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Full NameRuss Parrish
Date of Birth1992
Birth PlaceRedwood city, California
Age50 years
Net Worth$1 million to $5 million


Where was Russ born and raised?

Russ Parrish was born in 1992 in Redwood city in California. he started playing guitar at a very young age. Parrish wasn’t very social at his early age, all he did is play guitar all day. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius and he was born on Tuesday.


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What is the Academic Qualification of Parrish?

Russ Parrish joined Hollywood’s Guitar Institute of Technology at the age of 16. He also studied under a student under Paul Gilbert and later on they became a good friend and colleague.

After graduation, Parrish got a job as a teacher at GIT along with Gilbert and Bruce Bouillet. He was well known for his incredible technical skill too.


How did Russ start his Career?

He began playing in the band Bad Dog which performed several Racer X covers after the breakup of the Racer X band. Parrish was as talented as he was able to play the Racer X parts as recorded which makes him few people in the world to do so in a live application.

Paul Gilbert has rented his house to Russ during Paul’s tenure in Mr. Big. Paul even said in an interview that Russ used to stay in the house more than paul. Russ has been seen playing bass in the tuning section of Gilbert’s ‘terrifying Guitar Trip’ instruction video.

Parrish was also hired as the guitarist for the band of Kevin Gilbert which was a touring band and Parrish also has revealed that Kevin is the most talented musician he has ever worked with. He even said in an interview that Kevin was a genius.

In the early 2000s, Parrish was the band member of two cover bands named Moving picture and The Atomic Punks. He fronted The Atomic Punks with Ralph Saenz who would be future steel Panther vocalist.

Parrish also worked in the field of acting. He acted in the lead role in his friend Dean Cameron’s rock musical ‘Rockalypse Now’ which was released by Los Angeles theatre Sacred Fools Theater Company. He portrayed the role of Dikk Rokk, Rock Dick who was a rock & roll detective. However, the evidence of the musical has been lost so we cannot get proof of it.


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Russ Parrish again formed a metal cover band in 2003 with Saenz. The band has recorded an original song named Hole patrol. In 2009 they renamed the band to steel panther and also released the successful album named Feel The Steel. Parrish plays the character of ‘Satchel’ who is a stereotypical glam metal guitarist.

Russ is known as Satchel due to his band. Russ also formed another band named ‘The Thornbirds’ with Dean Cameron and Darren leader in 2004. They also released an album called as same. He also appeared in the dancing with the stars tv series in the year 2012.


Is Russ Parrish married?

Russ Parrish is also known for his playboy character in ‘satchel’, even after playing a playboy role he is the opposite in real life. He has been married to Kelly and has been blessed with two children. He has named his children Jackson and his daughter as Lucy.

He also dated Julie Greaux.


Social Media

Russ Parrish is active on Instagram with the user name @russparrishmusic. He has 1575 followers on Instagram with 153 posts.


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Net Worth

Russ Parrish’s net worth is between $1 million to $5 million. His source of income is music and his bands.


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