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Ted Nugent


To date, Nugent has released over 34 albums and sold a total career of 30 million records. He was known by through the beginning of his career in the early 1970s for using Fender amps, a large portion of its characteristic sound, and is now also known for playing the hole Byrdland Gibson. Gibson Guitar Corporation has developed a model that bears his name.

Nugent, together with his signature Gibson Byrdland.

The professional stage since 1958, Nugent has been touring annually since 1967, averaging more than 300 shows per year (196,773) 200 per year (197 480), 150 (198 189), 127 concerts in 1990, 162 concerts in 1991, 150 concerts in 1993, 180 in 1994, 166 in 1995, 81 in 1996, was Blitz '97 '98 Rock Never Stops '99, 133 concerts with KISS 2K. Nugent, 2005 plans involved a tour with country music singer-songwriter Toby Keith that Nugent met in Iraq, while the two were in shows sponsored by the USO for troops of the coalition. [Citation needed]

On July 4, 2008 at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan, Ted Nugent played his concert of 6000 ยบ. Derek St. Holmes (soundtrack singer Ted Nugent), Johnny Bee Badanjek (drummer Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels), and guitar teacher Joe Podorsek Ted From 1958 all jammed on stage with different melodies Ted.

Amboy Dukes

The first edition of The Amboy Dukes played at La Bodega, a child out of the dance club in Chicago in Arlington Heights, Illinois, from the end of 1965, while Nugent was a student at St. Viator High School. Shop the "House Band" at the time had been the shadow of chivalry, although the Amboy Dukes eventually became a staple to close the club.

The Amboy Dukes' second single was "Journey to The Center of the Mind "which included lyrics written by a second guitarist Steve Farmer Dukes. Nugent, an ardent advocate against drugs, says that this day did not realize this song was about drug use. The Amboy Dukes (1967), Journey to the Center of the Mind (1968) and Migration (1969) all recorded on the label business sold fairly well.

After installation on a ranch in Michigan in 1973, Nugent has signed a recording contract with Frank Zappa Records discreet and roll call of the jungle. The following year, Tooth Fang and Claw (which contains the song "Great White Buffalo ") has established a fan base for Nugent and the other Amboy Dukes. Personnel changes nearly destroyed the band, which became known as the Ted Nugent and the Amboy Dukes.

Ted Nugent meet other members of the Amboy Dukes in the 2009 Detroit Music Awards, held April 17, 2009. The psychedelic band received the honor outstanding achievement in the case. The Dukes also played together at the ceremony, marking their first performance public in more than 30 years.

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Main article: Discography Ted Nugent

Nugent has never fallen to the group name Amboy Dukes in 1975 and signed with Epic Records. Derek St. Holmes (guitar, vocals), Rob Grange (bass) and Clifford Davies (drums) were the main band members extra for their classic albums multi-platinum 1970: Ted Nugent (1975), Free for All "(1976) and Cat Scratch Fever (1977). These albums produced radio anthems People's "Hey Baby", "Stranglehold" "Dog Eat Dog" and "Cat Scratch Fever." The training group tours extensively, also the release of the multi-platinum live album Double Live Gonzo! until its dissolution in 1978, when St. Holmes and Grange. St. Holmes was replaced by Charlie Huhn and Grange by Dave Kiswiney. Davies finally left around 1982, after recording remain Weekend Warriors (1978), State of Shock (1979), Scream Dream (1980) and intensities in 10 cities (1981).

July 8, 1979, Ted was on time rock radio show King Biscuit Flower. This was the version original results by Ted Live at Hammersmith '79 that took place during the second round of a packed night at the Hammersmith Odeon London in 1979. An album of this program, however, was not released until 1997.

Meanwhile, Nugent has been marked by his frequent statements that do not drink alcohol or smoke marijuana or tobacco snuff. In an interview with VH1 behind the music, Nugent said it was his father who severely reprimanded when he came home smelling of alcohol after a night of drinking. It was an unusual position for a important rock artist in the early 1970s, Nugent has been cited as a major influence in the early straight edge movement, which rejects the use and drinking recreational drug.

Damn Yankees

Ted Nugent live 2007

During the period 1982-1986, Nugent released a series of albums moderate solo success. Close the end of the decade of 1980, he formed the supergroup Damn Yankees, with Jack Blades (bass / vocals, before Night Ranger), Tommy Shaw (guitar and vocals, former member of Styx) and Michael Cartellone (drums / vocals). Damn Yankees (1990) was a success, selling 5 million albums, thanks largely to food blockbuster ballad "High Enough." The video for this song is featured Nugent in a priest's neck, and later in a zebra coat during the guitar solo. He also saw the first appearance of his famous hat "WhackMaster.

Back to the solitary

Returning to his solo career Nugent released Spirit of the forest in 1995, his album review in a long time. This album also marks the return of Derek St. Holmes study banda Nugent. A number of file versions also appeared in the 1990s, keeping Nugent's name in the national consciousness. He began to host a radio show in Detroit and took possession of several companies related to hunting. Created several television networks, Wanted: Ted or Alive on Versus, Ted Nugent Spirit of the jungle in the PBS and the Outdoor Channel and Surviving Nugent and Damnocracy Supergroup "on VH1. In 2006, Nugent was inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Legends Michigan.

Ted Nugent, appears in 2007 David Crowder Band, Remedy news, playing guitar on the song "We Will not Be Quiet. "

Media appearances

Reality Programming

Nugent has played in his own TV show outside the name of his popular song "Spirit of Nature." The song was the theme song for the television series Nugent, who took viewers on a variety of hunting with his bow. In the series that teaches and advises hunters and "hands" of conservation around the world on various aspects of hunting and policy, and inform the public about the importance of taking children away from television and video games and make them go beyond the sidewalk to improve their lives.

In 2003, was the host of the VH1 reality show called Surviving Nugent in which the inhabitants the city as a model Tila Tequila Ranch Nugent moved to Michigan to survive as a "backwoods" activities as building a outhouse and skinning a boar. The success of the two-hour show has led to a mini-series in four games in 2004, entitled Surviving Nugent: The Ted Commandments. This time it was filmed in Nugent's ranch in China Spring, Texas. During filming, Nugent injured with a chainsaw, requiring 44 points and splints.

In 2003, Nugent was a guest on the VH1 program Forever Wild, hosted by Sebastian Bach (former lead singer of the band Skid Row). They fired guns and around the cabin in the woods Nugent.

In 2005, Nugent was the host of a reality rate show called Wanted: Ted or Alive on OLN (now channel 'Versus' sports) where candidates compete for money and opportunities to go hunting with "Uncle Ted." Participants had to kill and clean their own food to survive.

In 2006, it became on VH1 reality show primary, secondary, with Scott Ian (Anthrax, guitar), Evan Seinfeld (Biohazard, bass), Sebastian Bach (ex Skid Row vocals) and Jason Bonham (Bonham, UFO, Foreigner, drums). The name of the supergroup was originally FIST but later was changed to Damnocracy. Bach insisted that the name of wildlife. Filmed by VH1 was a rare phenomenon Nugent guitar duo with Joe Bonamassa at the Sand Dollar Room Blues for a blues jam of 45 minutes.

In 2008, Nugent appeared in an episode of fourth season of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.

It will star another reality show for CMT, in August 2009. The show, titled Runnin 'Wild … Ted Nugent, Nugent charge competitors in the art of survival, competitors must use these skills in challenges that are hunting for Nugent.

In 2009, he played guitar The Alamo in for a tea party organized by Tax Day Glenn Beck and Fox Cable News Network. Most notable in all was a version of the anthem of the United States in the use of collection and spare shots bar. The bite of the audio clip and it plays great and on Fox News program Glenn Beck.


In 1986, he guest-starred on an episode of the television series Miami Vice, entitled "Definitely Miami." Nugent played a villain. His song "Angry Young Man" was featured in the episode. His song "Little Miss Dangerous" was also found in an episode of Miami Vice the same name, but do not appear in the episode.

In 1990, he guest-star of the Canadian summer movie Heavy Metal. It was shown on cable channels in the U.S. as the state park.

In 2001, Nugent appeared as himself in an episode of the third season of That '70s Show entitled "Backstage Pass". Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon), who works for radio station WFPP, get tickets for the next concert Ted Nugent for the whole group. After the concert, his ultimate boss (Howard Hesseman) Donna makes a pass to meet Nugent where volunteers attend an interview. Meanwhile, Steven Hyde (Danny Masterson) and Fez (Wilmer Valderrama) attempting to sell unauthorized concert shirts accidentally write Tad Nugent.

Nugent made an appearance in the cult television series Aqua Teen Hunger Force, in the "Gee Whiz" episode on Adult Swim. The villagers believe they saw Jesus' face on a billboard advertising, and as he seems to forget Ted Nugent. Throughout the episode I think it is the face of Jesus, but in the end discover that they actually Nugent. It should trigger an explosive Flaming Arrow Carl (mistaking him for a "bug").

In 2007, Ted Nugent, has appeared in the video for Nickelback Rockstar and in 2008 played a key role in Toby Keith movie "Beer for My Horses", as the quiet member, called Skunk.

Other media appearances

Attracting attention for statements on issues ranging from guns to biodiversity, Nugent has been a regular guest on shows like Larry King Live, The Howard Stern Show, and Politically Incorrect.

In 1991, Ted guest starred in the PBS science show Newton's Apple in a comedy called "The science of people rich and famous "is shown and explained the phenomenon of electric guitar feedback.

On March 13, 2007, Nugent was Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC interviewed and performed the songs "Cat Scratch Fever" and "rawdog and Warhogs."

In 2007, Ted discussed Simpsons producer Sam Simon on the Howard Stern Show on the ethics of hunting animals. Coincidentally, later to give his voice to a telephone hearing in the season of 19 episodes The Simpsons, "I Do not Want to Know Why the caged bird sings" where with one stroke of humor to his political position, caught Dwight takes his call to vote against the fiction of Proposition 87, which prohibits public schools in the spring.

Also in 2008, Nugent appeared in the Memphis-based Policies the black hole, a radio show known for its "pro-white racist views.

Nugent appeared on MTV Cribs: Rock Gods episode.

April 15, 2009 Nugent appeared on stage with his guitar in San Antonio, Texas, as part of Glenn Beck blanket protest against the tax Tea Party Day on Fox News. He organized the exhibition Glenn Beck, played music and demonstrators at the Alamo.

Nugent made an appearance in Guitar Hero: World Tour As part of the solo Guitar, the player engages in a guitar battle with Nugent, after which the song "Stranglehold" is dirty Nuge unlocked and available as playable character.

Life Style

Ted Nugent, born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, before moving to Palatine, Illinois as a teenager. He attended St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois. . In 1978, Nugent began a relationship with a seventeen year old native famous Hawaii called Pele Massa. Because of the age difference between him and Massa, Nugent could not marry the girl, so he asked parents rather than Pele if I could be your guardian. Due to the lack of will to remain faithful to Ted, their relationship ended shortly thereafter. Jezowski his first wife, Sandra, whom he married in 1970 and divorced in 1976, died in a car accident in 1982.

His second marriage was Sheman Deziel, whom he met during one of his concerts by guest personality WLLZ-FM Detroit, where he was a member of news staff. They were married Jan. 21, 1989 and remain married today.

In 2005, Nugent has been involved in a battle Legal for not paying child support to have a child he had out of wedlock in 1995. It was finally settled when Nugent was ordered to pay $ 3,500 per month for the mother of 10 year old son named Christian Taylor Nugent who do not comply.

In late 1990, Nugent began writing for various magazines. He has written over 20 publications and is author of The New York Times Best Seller God, guns and rock 'n' roll (July 2000), Kill It and Grill (2002) (co-written with his wife, Sheman) BloodTrails II: The Truth About Bowhunting (2004), and "Ted, White and Blue: The Nugent Manifesto "(2008).

In 1996, Ted joined the staff of air WWBR-FM. Ted Nugent on the morning show on 102.7 FM in Detroit was an immediate success. Ted and his co-host Steve Black (now syndicated radio host of the Chop Shop and Chop Shop Classic) are often surprised the Motor City and their opinions, and the unique method of Ted delivering their ideas.

In May 2005, Nugent said he was "closer to real deciding to run "for governor of Michigan. On August 4, 2005, CNN reported that Nugent had withdrawn from the race in 2006 but kept its options open for 2010. Nugent also was rumored to be considered by the Illinois Republican Party and its candidate for the 2004 race that the state Senate, given its roots Palatine. Ted and his family now live in Crawford, Texas, a small town west of Waco, Texas which is also the location of the ranch of former U.S. President George W. Bush. He contributes a weekly community newspaper, the Waco Tribune-Herald. In July 2008, reiterated his desire Nugent, saying: "I was serious when he threatened to stand for elections in the past if I can not find a candidate who respects the U.S. Constitution and our sacred rights. "It was a special deputy sheriff in Lake County, Michigan since 1982 and was a member of the police reserve in McLennan County, Texas.

Nugent also suffers from hearing loss. A November 2005 Rolling Stone article says Nugent, among others, has acknowledged problems with hearing.

Philanthropy and activism

Since early 1990, Nugent has become popular and criticized for his conservative convictions and drug and positions of the anti-alcohol. It is a national spokesperson for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE), promoting the "natural high" in a mode of living outdoors.

He received the Ted Nugent Kamp for children, a program that combines hands-on hunting, conservation, archery and a strong message against drugs, which focuses on poor children from the city center. Nugent is also a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association Field Archery, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

An advocate of hunting and weapons possession, Nugent now a member of the board of directors of the National Rifle Association (NRA). Ted Nugent has created a summer camp program for teens (and young) called Ted Nugent Kamp for children. This program was non-profit had more 1,000 children participated in the last decade when the respect for nature, conservation, administration and archery are taught basic. Each session is parental involvement.

Conflict with animal rights groups

Nugent and the animal rights movement have long had a adversarial relationship. In 2000, Bhaskar Sinha was jailed briefly following an incident with Nugent outside a store San Francisco in which they allegedly threatened and physically assaulted Nugent, who in turn took Sinha into custody until San Francisco Police arrived and arrested the demonstrators.

Nugent has reported receiving death threats against him and his family of activists, animal rights. In Penn & Teller Bullshit! episode of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Nugent said: "We have reports and application files of law throughout the United States, where the left animal rights extremists are on record threatening to kill my children going to school because we eat pheasant. "In 2006, he said in an interview that" anyone who thinks hunting is terrible can kiss my ass. "

In a 1992 interview on the radio, Nugent referred to Heidi Prescott of the Fund for Animals as a "prostitute worthless" and a "shallow slut," asking "Who needs a stamp club, when you can club Heidi?" and was ordered by a court to pay $ 75,000.

Nugent owns a hunting lodge near Jackson, Michigan, called the Sunrise Acres. Anti-hunters demand for this service by providing "canned" hunts. Nugent said: "I understand the critics who say canned hunting violates the ethics of fair game, but continues to operate the facility and spear-box "high fence hunting." Nugent was recently interviewed by the magazine on the ground and listen for "canned" hunts. At Sunrise Acres he personally guides customers on the hunt for trophy Bull bison ($ 5,000), Russian boar, or deer ($ 1,000 each).


Nugent views are reflected in its policy, according to an interview to The Independent that "considers homosexuality morally reprehensible "and is an ardent supporter of the Republican Party and United States Army. As a reward for U.S. troops in Iraq Entertainment in 2004 Saddam Hussein has visited the room, war. "It was a glorious moment. Seemed like something from Star Wars. I saw his gold toilet. I shit in his bidet" Nugent also said. "Our failure has been not to Nagasaki them."

In an interview with the magazine Royal Flush, Nugent was interviewed on his opinion about the U.S. president, Barack Obama, and he replied: "I think that Barack Hussein Obama must be brought to jail is clear that Barack Hussein Obama is a communist .. Mao Tse Tung life and his name is Barack Hussein Obama. This country should be ashamed. I feel sick. "

During a concert Anaheim, California, August 21, 2007, Nugent described the trip to New York and Chicago, and the conversations we had with Senators agree with the views your brand, Nugent went on to describe similar incidents and invitations to "suck his machine gun" to other leading Democrats, such as Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein.

Despite the support of Republican candidates earlier, John McCain thought "that address a segment of Americans increasingly soulless cares less what they can do for your country but complain louder than what your country must do for them. It both anti-American and pathetic. "


In an interview with British newspaper The Independent questioned Nugent about a 1977 interview in High Times magazine in which Nugent had detailed elaborate steps to avoid the Vietnam draft.

"I'm 30 days notice of physics, "said Nugent. "I stopped cleaning my body. Two weeks before the test, I stopped eat foods with nutritional value. A week before I stopped going to the bathroom. I did in my pants. My pants up crust. "

Nugent dismissed the veracity of these claims, saying that "We must realize that these investigators arrive with glassy eyes and I do floors. "He said do not go to Vietnam because he had a deferment of students per year. When asked, he admitted that he "did not want her ass torn in Vietnam", but took note of a tour he made with the USO in 2004 to Fallujah and Afghanistan that support his assertion that "I am not a coward." He also stated that "Because I did not serve Vietnam, now I feel obliged to do all it can to support the defenders of our freedom. Do I feel guilt and shame? Yes. "

Books published

Nugent, Ted. God, Guns & Rock and Roll. Regnery Publishing, Inc. (August 21, 2000) ISBN 0-89526-173-1 (316 pages)

Nugent, Ted. Blood Trails II: The Truth About Bowhunting. Woods N Water Inc (November 12, 2004) ISBN 0-9722804-7-2 (256 pages)

Nugent, Ted Nugent and Sheman. Kill & Grill: A Guide for preparing and cooking game and fish. Regnery Publishing, Inc. (June 25, 2005) ISBN 0-89526-164-2 (250 pages)

Nugent, Ted. Ted, White and Blue: The Nugent Manifesto. Regnery Publishing Inc. (November 12, 2008) ISBN 9781596985551 (256 pages)


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Ted Nugent

Holmes Saint Derek, Rob Davies Grange Clifford

Studio albums

Free for all Ted Nugent "Cat Scratch Fever State Warriors Weekend Penetrator Scream Dream Shock Nugent Little Miss Dangerous if you can not beat … Lick Em "spirit forests Craveman Love Grenade


Great Gonzo: The Best of Ted Nugent Out Of Control on Top Super Hits Ted Nugent Wild Good Take Two decades last 20 Hits Take No Prisoners from the City of Destruction Motor Madness

Live albums

Double Live Gonzo intensities in 10 cities Nugity Live at Hammersmith '79 extended full versions Bluntal Sweden Rocks


"Stranglehold" "Hey Baby", "Dog Eat," "Cat Scratch Fever," "Home Bound," "Yank Me, Crank Me" "Need You Bad" Wango Tango "Jailbait," "Land of a Thousand Dances," "The lips locks," "Little Miss Dangerous

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