Ted Nugent Releases New Live CD & DVD set ‘Ultralive Ballisticrock’ Out Now -
Multiplatinum guitar icon Ted Nugent has returned this week with a new live 2 CD + DVD set, Ultralive Ballisticrock, out now on Frontiers Records.
The electrifying live footage featured was captured and recorded by 7 cameras in 5.1 audio mix on the 'I Still Believe Tour' at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA on August 14, 2011 and features Nugent’s arsenal of classic rock hits including 'Stranglehold,' 'Cat Scratch Fever,' 'Wango Tango' and many more. The lineup on the CD/DVD consists of the legendary-and-still-raging Nugent on guitar and vocals, Derek St. Holmes (rhythm guitarist and the voice on 'Stranglehold') on guitar and vocals, Greg Smith (Rainbow) on bass and Mick Brown (Dokken) on drums. The collection is available in three formats--2 CD+DVD deluxe edition digipak, DVD and Blu-Ray.
"Stranglehold’ is an eight-minute epic that kicks off with what very well might be the best opening guitar lick in rock history. It doesn’t let up from there — in fact, we have it listed as one of the Top 100 Classic Rock Songs of all time — and this dynamic 2011 performance from Penn’s Peak demonstrates why pretty clearly…it’s Uncle Ted’s energy, charisma and guitar playing that dominate the proceedings, particularly during the song’s famous extended solo section.”
Additionally, Loudwire.com touted,
“Ted Nugent remains one of rock’s standout live performers…The ‘Nuge’ is in top form here, riffing through the classic licks. . .backed more than ably by guitarist Derek St. Holmes, bassist Greg Smith and drummer Mick Brown, Nugent and his band deliver a memorable version of this fan favorite.”
Ted Nugent 'Stranglehold'
Ted Nugent 'Cat Scratch Fever'