2004 – Country star Toby Keith and “Cat Scratch Fever” guitarist Ted Nugent perform for American GIs at an installation in Baghdad, Iraq. The gung ho duo are visiting the wartorn nation with the USO.
2004 – Rock wildman Ted Nugent (“Stranglehold”, “Cat Scratch Fever”, “Dog eat Dog”, “Wang dang sweet pun tang”) requires 40 stitches to his leg after wounding himself with a chainsaw. Nugent was in Waco, Texas, taping a segment of his VH1 series Surviving Nugent: The Ted Commandments.
2003 – Ted Nugent becomes the star of his own reality show, Surviving Nugent, which airs on VH1. On the programme, the Nuge introduces a bunch of cossetted city slickers to his blood ‘n’ thunder backwoods lifestyle.
2003 – Rock wild man Ted Nugent is sued by a New Hampshire woman who claims he’s the father of her eight-year-old son and hasn’t ponied up the necessary child support.
1998 – Ted Nugent, the singer/songwriter, guitarist, politician, self-proclaimed outdoorsman, and morning talk-show host embarks on a 15-city U.S. jaunt in Los Angeles. Bassist Johnny G. and drummer Tommy Aldridge accompany Nugent on the tour. Intencities in 15 cities!
1997 – In Houston, Ted Nugent faces off against animal-rights groups at a hunting show. Go Ted Go. What a Rock-em, Sock’em, Guitar Warrior!
1996 – In Lansing, Mich., rocker Ted Nugent gives an archery demonstration. He says the sport is an excellent distraction for kids, as opposed to taking drugs.
1988 – Bon Jovi’s and Motley Crue manager Doc McGhee pleaded guilty to importing more than 40,000lb of marijuana into the US. “Doc” McGhee is an American music manager, best known for working with KISS, Bon Jovi and Mötley Crüe. The latter two groups experienced their rise to stardom under his management. He has also […]
1980 – 36 Ted Nugent fans are arrested for supposedly smoking pot and throwing bottles at the Gonzo Rocker’s Concert, in Hollywood, Fla.
1975 – At a gun show in Spokane, Wash., guest Ted Nugent has a gun pulled on him by an attendee. David Helfer is wrestled to the ground by the audience and security guards and later charged with “intimidating with a weapon.”
1974 – Ted Nugent wins the National Squirrel Shooting Archery Contest, according to Rolling Stone. Nugent successfully picked off one of the friendly rodents at a distance of 150 yards.