• Motorcity Motormouth - Ted Nugent at the IndigO2 - Mon 14-Jul-08

    16 Jul 2008, 23:18 by chazzyf

    Mon 14 Jul – Ted Nugent

    Well it must be over 30 years since I caught the Nuge live and after missing his Astoria show a year or so ago i wasn't expecting him to be back so soon - or to be playing the Indigo (cap 2350) - which was far from being sold-out, though probably slightly fuller than it was for REO Speedwagon, last month. The Quireboys were the surprise support, but not being my thing at all, I timed my aarrival at the venue so as to miss them completely - and to minimise the number of £4 beers I had to purchase.

    Ted Nugent came onstage to the sound of the Stones' Street Fighting Man and was shooting from the mouth from the second he walked on stage. Having him slag us Brits off was to be expected - and fortunately most of us have a sense of humour, but I didn't understand the 'Yes, Uncle Ted', 'Thank You, Uncle Ted' bollocks which only seemed to re-assure the old asshole of his own greatness. However personally I found the unrelenting stream of cusswords and use of the 'N'…