About Electric Six
Mixing garage rock, disco, punk, new wave, and metal into cleverly dumb, in-your-face songs celebrating hedonism in multiple forms, Detroit's Electric Six found international success through an unerring commitment to their over-the-top style, delivering energy and absurdity in equal measure. Electric Six scored a major hit in the U.K. in 2003 with the song "Danger! High Voltage," and their debut album Fire, earned them a major cult following with tunes like "Dance Commander" and "Gay Bar." Musicians would come and go from the Electric Six and the proportions of electronics to guitars would shift from album to album, but their essential formula of dance-friendly rock brimming with bombast would never change. From 2005 onward, not a year would go by without a new E6 album, and though the Covid-19 pandemic briefly put them on pause, 2021's covers set Streets of Gold set them back on schedule.