Multi-platinum guitar icon TED NUGENT returns with a new full-length album SHUTUP&JAM!, due out Tuesday, July 8 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 MotorCity, high energy R&B&R&R soulmusic 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 masterlicks 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 7 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 at https://tour.tednugent.com.
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!
Check out TED NUGENT’s “SHUTUP&JAM! TOUR” in the following cities:
|Sat||6/7||Norje (Sölvesborg), Sweden||Sweden Rock Festival|
|Thu||7/3||Wichita Falls, TX||Wichita Falls Memorial Auditorium|
|Fri||7/4||Santa Fe, NM||CamelRock Casino|
|Sat||7/5||Oklahoma City, OK||Starlight Amphitheater at Frontier City|
|Sun||7/6||New Braunfels, TX||River Road Ice House|
|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|
|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|
|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|
*denotes opening for Hank Williams Jr.