STYX To Stream 2017 Quebec Concert On YouTube Tomorrow

STYX To Stream 2017 Quebec Concert On YouTube Tomorrow

STYX will stream a 2017 Quebec concert tomorrow (Saturday, March 28), with an introduction from singer/guitarist Tommy Shaw, exclusively on the band’s YouTube page starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. STYX is also asking for donations to the band’s Rock To The Rescue organization.

Two weeks ago, STYX postponed around a dozen shows that were scheduled to take place between March 13 and March 28 in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The new dates will be announced soon.

Shaw recently told the “PodKats!” podcast that he and his bandmates are “pretty well into” the songwriting process for STYX‘s next studio album. “Lawrence [Gowan] will be coming to Nashville, and our producer, Will Evankovich, we’re going to be doing the writing demos for the songs that we have so far and finishing up a few things,” he said. “Mainly now it’s just a matter of scheduling between times that we’re on the road and times that we need to be home. That’s the hardest thing — just getting us all together in a room.”

In addition to Shaw, STYX‘s current lineup features James “JY” Young (vocals, guitars), Lawrence Gowan (vocals, keyboards), Todd Sucherman (drums) and Ricky Phillips (bass), along with the occasional surprise appearance by original bassist Chuck Panozzo.


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TED NUGENT: DONALD TRUMP Is 'The Greatest Leader In The History Of The Human Experience'

TED NUGENT: DONALD TRUMP Is 'The Greatest Leader In The History Of The Human Experience'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent says that he wasn’t one of the people flocking to supermarkets amid the coronavirus outbreak.

“There is no panic in the world of conscientious, taking care of business, preparedness,” he told the “Pat’s Soundbytes Unplugged” podcast (hear audio below).

“I guess the best way I can explain it is I really, really trust this president. I think he’s the greatest president in the history of America. I think he’s the greatest leader in the history of the human experience. I really believe in truth, logic, common sense and those really controversial things, like the Constitution and the Bill Of Rights and the Declaration Of Independence — you know, all those really controversial things. I absolutely believe… that he is the best there is right now. And I pay attention to the president.”

He continued: “I’m a critical thinker. I think the number one job of a free man, a free human being, is to be suspicious… I really believe that Americans’ number one job is to question authority, to constantly put the screws to our elected employees…

“I think we have great leadership. I think the president has clearly surrounded himself with the masters of these conditions — medical, organizational, preparedness.”

Nugent went on to blast people for panic-buying and toilet paper hoarding in case they’re quarantined for a long time amid the pandemic.

“What I see unfolding today is an inescapable manifestation of a global cultural deprivation that we’ve become spoiled rotten,” he said.

“The past administrations in the United States government, all these past presidents, gave the control of our life-and-death medical and antibiotic production and availability to the tyrannical, genocidal, communist Chinese.

“So now’s the time to maybe be more like Uncle Ted… Number one, earn your own way,” he continued. “Number two, live within your means; be frugal. Number three — here’s the big one: save for a rainy day. Hey, pandemic? Ultimate rainy day. And people who find themselves unprepared, I hope you’re learning your lesson.

“How dare an American household head — or anybody over the age of 12, for that matter — how do you not be prepared? How do you not have adequate food, water, medicine, guns, ammo and toilet paper? How do you not have enough for at least a couple of months? C’mon! There’s been hurricanes and floods, there’s been tornados, there’s been Y2K, there was 9/11. How many more lessons do you have to witness before you learn?”

Nugent also agreed with President Trump‘s Easter arbitrary deadline for much of the nation to reopen.

“I think the prognosis is good,” Ted said. “I think the president’s right — we’ve gotta get back to work right after Easter. We’ve gotta get this incredible-quality-of-life American machine going again.

“I know it’s tough times, and we pray for our fellow Americans, especially those that are sick and have this terrible virus,” Nugent continued. “But I’ve gotta tell ya: I have eminent, unlimited faith in this present and the American people. So we have to hunker down and social distance, and we have to help our neighbors. But I think we’re gonna come out of this stronger than ever, because more people are gonna learn you’ve gotta be prepared, man.”

Last year, Nugent, a vocal supporter of the Republican Party and various associated conservative causes, defended Trump after the U.S. president was accused of making racist remarks about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.

Nugent and fellow Detroit-bred rocker Kid Rock got to spend some time in the Oval Office with Trump in April 2017. They were joined by Sarah Palin, the former Alaskan governor and GOP vice presidential nominee, who posted photos of the visit on social media the following morning. Nugent later told the Detroit Free Press that he and Kid Rock represent a salt-of-the-earth American demographic that helped Trump land the presidency.

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TED NUGENT: DONALD TRUMP Is 'The Greatest Leader In The History Of The Human Experience'
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