MULTI-PLATINUM GUITAR ICON
RELEASES NEW ALBUM
FIRST NEW STUDIO ALBUM FROM THE MOTOR CITY MADMAN IN SEVEN YEARS
SINGLE “SHE’S GONE” FEATURING SAMMY HAGAR
CURRENTLY TOP 5 AT CLASSIC ROCK RADIO
“Ted Nugent’s new album not only satisfies, it leaves us wanting more!”
–ULTIMATECLASSICROCK.COM, July 7, 2014
“ShutUp&Jam!…hits the vintage Gonzo mark with tightened songwriting…and of course, plenty of fleet-fingered guitar heroics…”
–THEOAKLANDPRESS.COM (Michigan), July 7, 2014
Multi-platinum guitar icon TED NUGENT returns with a new full-length album SHUTUP&JAM!, out today (7/8) on Frontiers Records. This release marks the first all-new studio album from the Motor City Madman in seven years and features the lead single “She’s Gone” with special guest Sammy Hagar,for an epic lead vocal duet with NUGENT. SHUTUP&JAM! is available on Amazon and iTunes. In the U.S., fans can pick up a special edition of SHUTUP&JAM!–featuring the exclusive bonus track “Johnny B. Goode Forever”–only at Best Buy (or order it online: http://bit.ly/1mUdiKF).
NUGENT leads the pack of renowned musicians, handling guitar and vocal duties, alongside bassist Greg Smith, drummer Mick Brown and longtime musical cohort guitarist/vocalist Derek St. Holmes. Special guest Sammy Hagar brings his vocal power to the lead single “She’s Gone”–which is also accompanied by a special performance from one of the most respected drummers in rock, Johnny “Bee” Badanjek of the legendary Detroit band Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels. “She’s Gone”–currently in the top 5 at Classic Rock Radio–premiered on ULTIMATECLASSICROCK.COM (6/9), listen here: http://bit.ly/1o5E7y1. Three other tracks were premiered leading up to today’s album release, including: “Never Stop Believing” on BILLBOARD.COM,“Everything Matters” on GUITARWORLD.COMand “I Love My BBQ” on Frontiers’ YOUTUBEchannel.
To coincide with the release of SHUTUP&JAM!, TED is currently on his national headlining tour (full tour itinerary below). Ticket info for all shows is available at https://tour.tednugent.com.
Check out TED NUGENT’s “SHUTUP&JAM! TOUR” in the following cities:
|Tue||7/8||Phoenix, AZ||Celebrity Theatre|
|Wed||7/9||Ramona, CA||Ramona Mainstage|
|Thu||7/10||Prescott Valley, AZ||Tim’s Toyota Center|
|Fri||7/11||The Canyon Club||Agoura Hills, CA|
|Sat||7/12||Las Vegas, NV||Orleans Hotel & Casino|
|Sun||7/13||Anaheim, CA||City National Grove of Anaheim|
|Mon||7/14||Anaheim, CA||City National Grove of Anaheim|
|*Thu||7/17||Council Bluffs, IA||Mid-America Center|
|Fri||7/18||Merrillville, IN||Star Plaza Theatre|
|Sat||7/19||Detroit, MI||DTE Energy Music Theatre|
|Mon||7/21||Huntington, NY||The Paramount|
|Tue||7/22||Montclair, NJ||The Wellmont Theater|
|Wed||7/23||Jim Thorpe, PA||Penn’s Peak|
|Thu||7/24||Columbus, OH||Newport Music Hall|
|Fri||7/25||Morgantown, WV||MountainFest at Mylan Park|
|Sat||7/26||Oshkosh, WI||Leach Amphitheater at Riverside Park|
|Sun||7/27||Medina, MN||Medina Entertainment Center|
|Tue||7/29||Kansas City, MO||Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland|
|Wed||7/30||Englewood, CO||Gothic Theatre|
|Thu||7/31||Salt Lake City, UT||The Depot|
|Fri||8/1||Sheridan, WY||Trails End Concert Park|
|Sat||8/2||Tacoma, WA||Emerald Queen Casino|
|Sun||8/3||Tacoma, WA||Emerald Queen Casino|
|Mon||8/4||Worley, ID||Coeur D’Alene Casino|
|Wed||8/6||Sturgis, SD||Full Throttle Saloon|
|Fri||8/8||Maumee, OH||NW Ohio Rib-Off at Lucas County Fairgrounds|
|Sat||8/9||Oxford, OH||Indian Creek Amphitheatre|
|Mon||8/11||North Myrtle Beach, SC||House of Blues|
|Tue||8/12||Lake Buena Vista, FL||House of Blues|
|Thu||8/14||Houston, TX||House of Blues|
|Fri||8/15||Biloxi, MS||Hard Rock Live|
|Sat||8/16||Fort Worth, TX||Billy Bob’s Texas|
*Sharing the stage with Hank Williams Jr.
About TED NUGENT:
NUGENT has carved a permanent place in rock & roll history as the ultimate guitar-shredding showman, selling more than 40 million albums, performing 6,500 high-octane live shows, and continuing to set attendance records at venues around the globe. Hailing from Detroit, the guitarist’s prodigious talents, earshattering volume & over-the-top onstage antics quickly earned Young Ted the moniker of “Motor City Madman,” along with international acclaim.
Recognized as the world’s leading guitar showman, NUGENT’s no-holds-barred career spans five decades of multiplatinum hits. From the ground breaking Amboy Dukes’ “Journey to the Center of the Mind,” to classics like “Stranglehold” (ranked in the Top 100 Classic Rock Songs and #1 Guitar Lick) and “Cat Scratch Fever” (32nd Best Hard Rock Song of All Time), Damn Yankees chartbuster “High Enough” and cult classic “Fred Bear” (the most requested song for radio airplay in Michigan & Wisconsin).
NUGENT was recently named Detroit’s Greatest Guitar Player of All Time by readers of MLive. For millions of passionate music lovers everywhere, TED delivers the Ultimate Life Soundtrack. A TED NUGENT show is not just a performance—it’s a firebreathing celebration!
L-R: Ted Nugent, Derek St. Holmes, Mick Brown, and Greg Smith
Photo credit: James & Maryln Brown
For more information on TED NUGENT, visit:
Ted Nugent Interview Part 1 | Ted Nugent Interview Part 2 | Ted Nugent Interview Part 3