Sunday, August 26, 2012
5 craziest things Ted Nugent said during Billy Bob’s show in Fort Worth
He vowed to get "these dirty [expletive] [expletive]s" out of office.
FORT WORTH Right-wing rocker Ted Nugent made a rambunctious stop on his “Great White Buffalo Tour” at Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth on Saturday night. “Uncle Ted,” as he lovingly calls himself, took plenty of shots at the president while his “hunting buddies” (the audience) rocked out to his raging glam metal.
Nugent is notorious for running his mouth about topics like hunting laws, gun rights, and the current state of the government, and this Stockyards crowd was ready and waiting. Here are the top five jaw-dropping statements from Nugent on Saturday night:
1. “I vow that I will use our freedom to get these dirty c**k s**kers out of the White House. The president is a bad man. The vice president is a bad man. They’re all bad people. If you don’t get that, you’re a dead mo**erf**ker. If you don’t get that, get out of Texas. Move to Illinois.”
2. “All the skinny girls get a free machine gun tonight,” he said, holding up a machine gun on stage. “The big girls can load them.”
3. “This is an illegal Gibson guitar, the game warden told me it was illegal. They’re soulless p**sies. Those spineless, soulless pieces of sh*t from the Wildlife Agency should take me down now, because all of my Gibsons are made of dangerous species. This one is made of platypus! My audience will beat them within an inch of their lives. Is that illegal? Sh*t, it’s just entertainment!”
4. “It’s time to celebrate the taking back of America in 2012.”
5. “The whole word sucks, America just sucks less.”
Nugent spouted these spitfire rants throughout the show, which got plenty of his fans in the crowd riled up.
Guitar-heavy rock 'n' roll was also part of the evening -- though perhaps it took a backseat to his rants -- as Nugent slashed away at his numerous Gibsons and showed off how many challenging guitar solos he could pull off. His music hit our ears like a tall shot of warm whiskey, and the rowdy solos sat snuggly with the rapid drumming for a solid string of rock songs from the '70s and '80s. Vocalist and guitarist Derek St. Holmes elevated the set with his cover of Willie Dixon’s “I Can’t Quit You Baby,” a bluesy track full of soulful solos and rolling notes that broke up the night’s hair metal mentality.
The loud and proud performer closed the set with a battle cry dedicated to all of the U.S. soldiers by bringing out an American flag on a 20-foot pole. Nugent and his band slapped on green army helmets and reenacted the famous photo of soldiers raising the American flag in Word War II, then walked off the stage with a machine gun held high.
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