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TedNugentbuffalo Multi-platinum guitar icon Ted Nugent returns with a new full-length album SHUTUP&JAM!, due out Tuesday, July 8th on Frontiers Records.

This release marks the first all-new studio album from the Motor City Madman in seven years. 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 “She’s Gone.” SHUTUP&JAM! is available now for pre-order at Amazon.

SHUTUP&JAM! 2014…the unstoppable firestorm of Ted Nugent, all American Motor City, high energy R&B&R&R soul music erupts once again with what many gungho music lovers are raving to be the best songs and best music and highest energy rockout of my insanely wonderful musical American Dream,” Nugent exclaims. “Sammy Hagar sings his balls off on She’s Gone and Derek St. Holmes proves once again that the MotorCity produces not just the greatest guitar grind master licks ever but one of the most powerful soul voices of all time on Everything Matters!’Unleashing early July 2014. Read em & weep! SHUTUP&JAM! you know who I am, you know where I stand, so SHUTUP&JAM! I am!”

“When I first heard Ted’s demo of this song, I immediately responded with ‘I’m in,’” HAGAR shares of his involvement on the track She’s Gone. “Ted’s ripping the guitar like the days of old…very inspiring to sing to a track like that—old-school blues riff, hard edged rock ‘n roll on fire!!!”

To coincide with the release of SHUTUP&JAM!, Ted has announced that he’s packing up and hitting the road. On Saturday, June 7th he will join Black Sabbath, Alice Cooper, Volbeat and other rock titans at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden. He’ll then prepare for his national headlining tour, kicking off July 3 in Wichita Falls, TX. Ticket info for all shows is available here.

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, Nugents’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!

Check out Ted Nugent’s SHUTUP&JAM! TOUR in the following cities:


7 Norje (Sölvesborg), Sweden Sweden Rock Festival


3 Wichita Falls, TX Wichita Falls Memorial Auditorium
4 Santa Fe, NM Camel Rock Casino
5 Oklahoma City, OK Starlight Amphitheater at Frontier City
6 New Braunfels, TX River Road Ice House
8 Phoenix, AZ Celebrity Theatre
9 Ramona, CA Ramona Mainstage
10 Prescott Valley, AZ Tim’s Toyota Center
11 The Canyon Club Agoura Hills, CA
12 Las Vegas, NV Orleans Hotel & Casino
14 Anaheim, CA City National Grove of Anaheim
17 Council Bluffs, IA Mid-America Center*
18 Merrillville, IN Star Plaza Theatre
19 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
21 Huntington, NY The Paramount
22 Montclair, NJ The Wellmont Theater
23 Jim Thorpe, PA Penn’s Peak
24 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
25 Morgantown, WV MountainFest at Mylan Park
26 Oshkosh, WI Leach Amphitheater at Riverside Park
27 Medina, MN Medina Entertainment Center
29 Kansas City, MO Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
30 Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre
31 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot


1 Sheridan, WY Trails End Concert Park
2 Tacoma, WA Emerald Queen Casino
3 Tacoma, WA Emerald Queen Casino
6 Sturgis, SD Full Throttle Saloon
8 Maumee, OH NW Ohio Rib-Off at Lucas County Fairgrounds
9 Oxford, OH Indian Creek Amphitheatre
11 North Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
12 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
14 Houston, TX House of Blues
15 Biloxi, MS Hard Rock Live
16 Fort Worth, TX Billy Bob’s Texas

*denotes opening for Hank Williams Jr.

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  1. Still have three Ted Nugent albums from the 70s (Free For All, Double Live Gonzo and Scream Dream).
    He was a rocker back then and I was young and didn’t have a clue. I still like some of the tunes, but…
    Now, he’s so outspoken politically, a real right-wing redneck, I wouldn’t spend a nickel on him.
    I love animals and don’t like guns, so it’s pretty tough to be a Ted Nugent fan.

  2. You liberals never cease to amaze me! Is Ted a racist or does he just present facts? Are Al Sharpton & Jesse Jackson racists? They certainly are much more racist than Uncle Ted! Ted is not a racist! Oh yeah, my 2nd amendment rights shall not be infringed! I will continue to carry my firearm legally with my CCW permits so that I can protect myself from the thugs that illegally buy guns on the streets, I will continue to hunt and kill animals with my guns and bow & arrows and I will continue to target shoot at the range because it is a lot of fun and it’s a celebration of our 2nd amendment rights that many men & women have fought & died for in order for us law abiding citizens to have that right! The main thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. You morons want to ban guns totally & not just from the thugs on the streets who illegally own them! You morons would rather try to call 911 while someone is attacking, robbing, raping or trying to stab or kill you and hope that someone with a gun (police officer) comes in time to save your lives! And you’re also dumb enough to believe gun free zones save lives!!! You think criminals see the sign and go somewhere else to do their mass shootings! You liberals are the dumbest and most hypocritical people on earth who are driving this country into the ground by following one another trying to find a corner in a round room! If you don’t like it, kiss my white & proud ass, spread the word about The White Buffaloes (the equivalent to the black panthers) and suck my glock!

    1. I don’t appreciate extremism of any kind (racism, religious, etc). In my opinion, anything to an extreme is counterproductive and destructive. Promoting an organization that possibly promotes intolerance (just based on your Black Panther analogy) is not cool.

      Dana from 🙂

    2. Take it easy buddy….go sober up. You bin hitting the moonshine to hard…no one said they where gonna take your guns….relax go to a happy place

  3. Amazing that people on this sight can’t respectfully disagree with Uncle Ted’s political views, while still giving him the due credit for his amazing guitar playing and musical genius. I am one of the “right wing rednecks” that agree with much of what Uncle Ted says, in his political views. I know I am not a racist, and have never heard anything that the Nuge has said that could be construed as racist by anyone not pre-disposed to finding something racist in his comments. But even if I didn’t agree with him, I could respectfully disagree with him and not hurl vile insults in his direction while still giving him due credit for the great musical history he has contributed to the hard rock world. Please grow up!!

  4. Wow. The haters are out. I love animals, but I love guns. Why does that make a redneck? Really? Name calling? Read up on environmental issues in regards to “thinning herds” etc. without responsible hunting, the eco system shuts down. So you dont agree with his politics. So what. He speaks for what he believes in. and he doesnt hide behind a keyboard to say it.

    1. “Hiding behind a keyboard”…you mean like you? And because the Nuge has never ever waxed politically online before(under a nom de plume)? You’re silly. Meanwhile, where’s your excoriation of Teddy for his own very distasteful name-calling, hmm? Hypocrite…

    1. Yep, Lee, because that is what I go to a show for. I want to hear what a multi millionaire musician thinks about the current Presidential situation and how we are getting screwed by the man. It sucks when I’m trying to listen to an old Pearl Jam concert on satellite radio and its a show where Eddie won’t shut up about Bush and it sucks to hear Uncle Ted go on and on about it with Obama. He isn’t breaking new ground or converting anyone or giving solutions. He is just stoking the fire…..and something about the fact we all know now this guy was pushing his mid 20’s and into his 30’s and had a taste for 12 year old girls just makes him extra disgusting on about every level. Only Jimmy Page can’t get away that, and Ted aín’t no Jimmy Page.

  5. Musical genius? Hardly,
    How many good songs does Ted Nugent actually have? 3? 4?
    He’s really gone overboard the last few years, going on FOX and spouting his views.
    Rock and Roll and politics just don’t mix.

    1. R&R and politics don’t mix?? Why?? because it’s one of the few that preach the right wing agenda?? Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, CSN, and a million others been preaching leftist ideology their entire careers and that’s fine but heaven forbid someone from the right speaks openly …..

  6. Three things that Ted demands of his fans: Attitude, Spirit and Dead Meat on the Grill! Yeah, Uncle Ted can be a little OTT, but he’s entertaining. Got into him in the 70’s and still into him. Anyone here read his book, Ted White and Blue? I have. I read it with an open mind and a good 70% of it makes a lot of sense, especially when it comes to raising kids. I’d love to see him on this tour, but he’s not making it up to Canada anytime soon. Yep, I’m Canadian and still agree with many of his perspectives. Still love his guitar playing and Craveman was kick ass.

  7. I’ve always enjoyed Nugents music and since he has taken a stance against these liberturds I like him even more. Matter of fact I just pre-orderd the new cd!! I support him 150% and freedom liberty minded rockers must too.

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