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Kid Rock

kid_rock_0320 Robert James Richie (born January 17, 1971 in Romeo, Michigan), known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American musician and actor. He has sold over 23 million albums since the release of his debut album Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast in 1990.

Jive Records released him from his contract in 1991, and in 1992 he signed with Continuum Records. He released 1993’s The Polyfuze Method and the 1994 EP Fire It Up!. Continuum Records didn’t have the resources to push him and eventually went bankrupt. Kid Rock then started his own label in 1994 called Top Dog Records. After releasing demo tapes and working as a janitor to pay for studio fees, he released Early Mornin Stoned Pimp in 1996, which became a local smash hit. He held a special showcase concert, with only Atlantic Records showing up; they signed them to a record contract.

Richie released his major label debut in 1998, Devil Without A Cause, which sold 11 million albums behind the hit songs “Bawitdaba”, “Cowboy”, “I Am The Bullgod” and “Only God Knows Why.” He released “History of Rock” in 2000, yielding the hit “American Bad Ass.” In 2001 he was a tabloid headliner as he began dating actress Pamela Anderson. He released “Cocky” in 2001 and the crossover hit “Picture” with Sheryl Crow. He released a self-titled album in 2003 and “‘Live’ Trucker” in 2006.

apr_kid_rock_071004_ms In 2006, Kid Rock married Pamela Anderson, and divorced her 5 months later. In 2007, Rock N Roll Jesus revived his career; it was his first album to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, on the strength of its hit singles “So Hott”,”Amen” and “All Summer Long.” The album was certified platinum by the RIAA on May 29, 2008. All Summer Long became his first Worldwide smash hit charting No 1 in Austria,Germany, and Switzerland. While placing in the Top 10 in Europe, UK, Sweden, The Netherlands and Ireland. The song made it to the Billboard Hot 100 despite the fact Kid Rock’s catalog isn’t available on Itunes. He and Rev Run of Run DMC fame will release an album together called “Running With The Kid”, the date hasn’t been determined. Kid Rock is backed by his 11 piece Twisted Brown Trucker Band formed in 1994.

 

Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast

Kid_Rock_2 Ritchie’s career began at age 11 when he danced at a mall for the fun of it as a member of the b-boy group The Furious Funkers. After the success of Run DMC and The Beastie Boys, he bought a cheap belt-driven turntable and honed his craft. In high school, Ritchie DJed at parties for beer. He eventually joined Bo Wisdom of Groove Time Productions, in Mt. Clemens, Michigan for a few shows. It was then that he was given his stage name; club goers dubbed him with the moniker “Kid Rock” after they had enjoyed watching “that white kid rock.”

In addition to DJing, Rock started rapping and joined hip hop group The Beast Crew comprised of The Blackman, Champtown, KDC, Crisp and Doc Rounce Cee. Rock also became friends with producer D-Nice of the legendary hip-hop group Boogie Down Productions. When Rock opened for BDP one night, D-Nice invited an A&R representative from Jive Records to see him perform. This meeting led to a demo deal, which developed into a full record contract. Against his parents’ wishes, Rock signed the deal at the age of seventeen. Despite his new record deal, he had a falling out with The Beast Crew when he signed over fellow member Champtown (the two have since made amends). Rock later became part of the Straight From The Underground Tour, where he found himself alongside several heavyweights of rap including Ice Cube, Too Short, D-Nice, and Yo-Yo.

In December 1990, Kid Rock released his debut album Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast on Jive Records. The lead single “Yo Da Lin In The Valley” was banned by the FCC for its fixation on oral sex, and received at the time the largest non-commercial radio fine of all time at $23,700 fined to SUNY Cortland Radio. Because of this Jive sat on the record and then released Kid Rock from their roster in 1991.

Restarting on an independent label

visits Dune Nightclub July 14, 2007 in Southampton, New York. In 1992, Kid Rock was picked up by an independent record label, Continuum Records, which released his second album The Polyfuze Method the following year. While the album saw some local college radio success at Central Michigan University with the track “Back From The Dead”, the lead single, “U Don’t Know Me”, failed to chart, and the music video received little airplay on any major music video channels. After releasing an EP called Fire It Up! in 1994, Continuum went bankrupt and Rock was left again without a record deal.

Rock started his own label, Top Dog Records, and released monthly demo tapes dubbed The Bootleg Series, which featured demos of him and other up-and-coming rappers in the Detroit area. He signed on Curt Hauer, Dave Long, and the Cook twins to be his “Top Dog Interns”. The interns would help him promote his shows and design his own merchandise line in the Detroit area. Around the same time, Rock formed his back-up band Twisted Brown Trucker, later recruiting Joe C, who he met at a 1994 concert, as part of the group. In 1995, Rock took a job as a janitor at Whiterooms Studios in order to pay studio fees. When he wasn’t working, Kid would record the material that would eventually make up his fourth album, Early Morning Stoned Pimp. The album was released in 1996 and Rock sold 14,000 copies out of the trunk of his car and after concerts.

While Rock was now popular in Michigan and controlling his own label, he felt he needed to get attention from a major label. In December 1996, Lava/Atlantic Records A&R man Andy Karp, traveled to Cleveland to see Rock perform at a small club called The Grog Shop. On March 30, 1997, Rock performed a special showcase concert, with Jason Krause on guitar, to attract major label attention. While many of the major labels were invited, the only attendees were Karp and Lava President Jason Flom Lava/Atlantic Records. Following the performance, record executives said they loved him but expressed doubts about the strength of his material. Kid Rock returned to the studio and cut a six song demo tape; the first two were “Somebody’s Gotta Feel This” and “I Got One For Ya”. After hearing the two songs, Jason Flom supported Karp in signing Kid Rock to a record deal for $100,000, without even hearing the rest.

Devil Without a Cause

KidRock_300 In 1997, Kid Rock added drummer/vocalist Stefanie Eulinberg to his band, joining Kenny Olson, Jason Krause, Jimmie Bones, Uncle Kracker, Mike Bradford, and Joe C. In August 1998, Atlantic released Devil Without a Cause behind the single “Welcome 2 The Party”. Kid Rock went on the Vans Warped Tour to support the album.

“Welcome 2 The Party” was ignored by audiences and Devil sat on the shelves collecting dust for eight months. While sales nationwide lagged, his performance on the 1998 Warped Tour in Northampton, Massachusetts stimulated regional interest in Massachusetts and New England. This led to substantial airplay in the summer and fall of 1998 on rock staples in Massachusetts WLZX and WAAF. In December 1998, after meeting Carson Daly, he got an offer to perform on MTV Fashionably Loud in Miami, giving the nation its first taste of Kid Rock. From there MTV took him under their wing as he performed on MTV’s Wanna B A VJ and was the DJ for TRL on the Spring Break Special as well as a judge on Say What Karaoke. This sparked him to gold status by April 1999.

In May 1999 he released the song “Bawitdaba” to radio outlets, and proceeded to blow up overnight. By June the album had gone platinum. Kid Rock went on the Limptropolis Tour with fellow rap-rockers Limp Bizkit and Staind in the same month, his first major tour. By the time he made his career defining performance at Woodstock 99 on July 27, 1999, he was double platinum. The following single “Cowboy” was an even bigger hit. It was an odd ball mix of southern rock and old school rap that found its way into the Top 40. Rock helped create one of the most memorable moments in MTV History with his 1999 Video Music Awards Medley with Run DMC and Aerosmith who rejoined to perform the seminal rap rock version of “Walk This Way”, that revived Aerosmith’s career in the 1980s. Rock’s next single, the southern rock ballad “Only God Knows Why”, became a top 20 hit on Billboard’s Hot 100 Charts and a Top 10 on the Top 40 Charts. After the final single “Wasting Time” was released, Devil Without A Cause had gone seven times platinum and was nominated for three Grammy Awards. It was certified 11 times platinum by the RIAA on April 17, 2003.

The History of Rock

kid-rock-100After reacquiring the rights to his early material in 2000, Rock released The History of Rock, a collection of remixed and re-recorded songs. The only new track, “American Bad Ass”, sampled the Metallica track “Sad But True”. The song was later used as pro wrestler The Undertaker’s entrance song in the World Wrestling Federation.

In the summer 2000, Rock joined the Summer Sanitarium Tour with Metallica, Korn, Powerman 5000, and System of a Down. Kid Rock filled in for James Hetfield of Metallica to sing vocals of the songs “Enter Sandman”, “Sad But True”, and “Nothing Else Matters” and the turntables for “Fuel” for three shows after Hetfield injured his spine riding a jet ski on Lake Lanier the day before the Atlanta concert. Later that year, he joined Phish on stage for several cover songs at a concert in Las Vegas.

In early 2001, Rock inducted Aerosmith into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and performed “Sweet Emotion”. The same year, Rock landed his first acting role in the David Spade white trash comedy Joe Dirt.

Cocky

B00005R2IN.09.LZZZZZZZ In the spring 2001, Rock began dating Playboy playmate and actress Pamela Anderson, after the two met at a VH1 tribute to Aretha Franklin. By April 2002, he and Anderson were engaged, but the engagement was later called off. In November, Rock released Cocky, which was marketed as the official follow up to Devil Without a Cause. The first single, “Forever”, featured his standard rap rock sound. The second single showed a glimpse of the future. “Lonely Road Of Faith”, a country ballad, received some minor airplay on CMT. That was followed by the southern rocker “You Never Met A Motherfucker Quite Like Me”. By November 2002 album sales lagged far behind “Devil Without A Cause”.

However, the release of “Picture”, a country-influenced duet with Sheryl Crow, introduced Rock to a wider audience. “Picture” was ultimately the most successful single on the album, and was eventually certified gold, with album sales reaching 5 million. Interestingly, neither his record company nor Sheryl Crow’s wanted anything to do with “Picture” as a single. Allison Moorer remade the song for the single version after Rock released the song against his label’s wishes. Once it began to climb the country charts, Sheryl Crow’s label caved and the original version was released.

On December 14, 2001, CMT aired an episode of Crossroads featuring Rock with Hank Williams, Jr. The episode drew 2.1 million viewers, a record on CMT. At the end of 2002, Uncle Kracker left the band to pursue a solo career and Detroit underground rapper Paradime replaced him. Kid Rock also made his second movie, Biker Boyz, with Laurence Fishburne.

A New Direction

kid_rock_037-x600 In 2003, Kid Rock returned with an eponymous album, almost stripping away the accustomed rap rock sound that he had created, opting for southern rock and country ballads instead. The album’s lead single was a cover of Bad Company’s “Feel Like Makin’ Love”. A media blitz accompanied the single capped off by the VH-1 special A Kid Rock Christmas, which aired on December 14, 2003. He released the country ballad “Cold And Empty” and the blues rocker “Jackson, Mississippi” as dual singles. He followed the same path with “I Am” and the David Allan Coe penned “Single Father”. “Single Father” became his second charting country song.

Kid Rock was involved in the half time fiasco at Super Bowl 38 in Houston, Texas on February 3, 2005. He was criticized by war veterans, for his choice of wearing the American flag as a poncho.

Kid Rock was arrested later that month on assault charges for punching DJ Jay Campos in ‘Christies Cabaret’ strip club. Rock pled no contest and was sued for a million dollars by Campos. The following month, Kid inducted Bob Seger into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In September, Kid Rock filled in for Johnny Van Zant, the lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd on the band’s hit Sweet Home Alabama at the Hurricane Katrina benefit concert.

Live Trucker

kid-rock-200-062807On February 28, 2006, Kid Rock released his first live album, Live Trucker, comprising songs from his homestand performances in Clarkston (on September 1, 2000, and August 26 through August 28, 2004), and Detroit’s Cobo Hall (March 26, 2004). The album contained the last two performances of Joe C on “Devil Without a Cause” and “Early Mornin’ Stoned Pimp”, as well as Kid duetting with country star Gretchen Wilson on “Picture”. Other highlights included “Only God Knows Why” and the medley of “Somebody’s Gotta Feel This” and “Fist Of Rage” bridged by a thrash metal take on Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love”. He brought Detroit’s favorite son Bob Seger back from semi-retirement during his Super Bowl concerts on February 2 and 3, 2006. The two performed a rousing version of Seger’s “Rock ‘N’ Roll Never Forgets” on both nights. Kid Rock would appear on Bob Seger’s much anticipated, 10 years in the waiting, Face The Promise, as well as on a Vince Gill cover of “Real Mean Bottle”, a tribute to country legend Merle Haggard.

Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson resumed their on-again, off-again relationship, culminating in a surprise wedding in July 2006 after it was reported Anderson was pregnant. They divorced 5 months later after Anderson reportedly had a miscarriage.

Rock N Roll Jesus

kidrock_l Rock N Roll Jesus was released on October 9, 2007. The album became Kid Rock’s first album to go number 1 in his career, selling 172,000 copies in its first week. He made the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine for the second time of his career and appeared for the first time ever on Larry King Live to discuss the new album.

The album’s lead single So Hott described as a strip club banger by Rolling Stone Magazine was his best charting rock song of his career, as it climbed all the way to Number 2 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks and Number 13 on Billboard’s Modern Rock Tracks.

Amen was the second released single off the album peaking at No 11 on Mainstream Rock and No 27 on Modern Rock. Kid Rock boasted it was the greatest song he had ever written.

All Summer Long is the current single from Rock N Roll Jesus. The song was used as the WWE’s theme song for the Backlash 2008. The song is a mash up of Warren Zevon’s Werewolves of London and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Sweet Home Alabama. The song has become his biggest hit to date. Charting on every major U.S. and Canadian Chart (Outside of the Rap and R & B charts). As well as going No 1 in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. The song has also placed in the Top 10 in Europe,Sweden,Ireland and the Netherlands. It is currently No 80 on the Billboard Hot 100 without the songs being available for download on Itunes.

“Rock N Roll Jesus” took home the award for Most Outstanding National Album at the 2008 Detroit Music Awards, the first time he has won that award since “Devil Without A Cause” in 1999.

Kid Rock is currently on his Rock N Roll Revival Tour. The tour has been done in a revue style with the J. Geils Band’s Peter Wolf, The Allman Brothers’ Dickey Betts and Rev Run of Run DMC all joining him on stage to perform their classic hits between Kid Rock’s own hits. Lynyrd Skynyrd will co-headline the Rock and Rebels Tour starting in August.

Kid Rock and TBT cut a new song entitled “Warrior” for a National Guard commercial. It will be able to be downloaded in its entirety on the National Guard’s website once the commercial airs.

Kid Rock played in the 2008 Buick Open Pro Am in Grand Blanc, Michigan, paired with John Daly.

In the works

kid_rock_perrin_post Reverend Run has confirmed an album with Kid Rock called Running With the Kid, a play on Eric Clapton and B. B. King’s Riding With The King collaboration. The release date is yet to be determined. Kid Rock will appear on Lil Jon’s 2008 album, Crunk Rock and will also be on the track “Together Forever” with Trick Trick on his forthcoming album.

Kid Rock has stated for his follow up album to Rock N Roll Jesus he will be going back to his roots to make a hip-hop album, after his side project with Rev Run.

Twisted Brown Trucker

pam_kid Twisted Brown Trucker is Kid Rock’s band, formed in 1994, with Bob Ebeling in Sterling Heights, Michigan. The original lineup included Kenny Olson on lead guitar, Uncle Kracker on turntables, Jeff Hall and Andy Gould on guitar and Bob Ebeling on drums. The band’s first involvement was on the 1994 demo of Dark & Grey. Trucker became both Rock’s studio and live band in 1997. Dubbed by Kid Rock as “The Loudest Band In America Today”, they are well known for their hodge-podge of genres, sometimes mixing many in a single song. The lineup went through a change up on Devil Without a Cause: Stephanie Eulinberg became the new drummer and Mike Bradford as the new bass player. Trucker since saw three major changes with Uncle Kracker going solo full-time in 2002, Kenny Olson leaving in 2005, and Smith Curry in 2006. The new 2007 line up includes Marlon Young (Lead Guitar);replacing Kenny Tudrick, Larry Fratangelo (Bongos and Percussion), Rayse Biggs (Trumpet) and David McMurray (Saxophone), who were with the 80’s group Was (Not Was).

Kenny Olson went on to form a band called The Flask, who later switched singers and changed their name to Five Star Carnie.

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Current members
  • Marlon Young: Lead and rhythm guitar, slide guitar (2007-present)
  • Jason Krause: Rhythm and lead guitar (1997-Present)
  • Jimmie “Bones” Trombley: Keyboards, clavinet, harp, Jew’s harp, programming, vocals (1995-Present)
  • Stefanie Eulinberg: Drums, percussion, vocals (1997-Present)
  • Aaron Julison: Bass guitar, vocals (2003-Present)
  • Paradime: Turntables, vocals (2002-Present)
  • Larry Fratangelo: Percussion, bongos (2007-present)
  • Rayse Biggs and David McMurray: Horn section (2007-present)
  • Barbera Payton, Stacy Plunk, Jessica Wagner : Vocals (2007-present)
1194470719_skumoraFormer members
  • Uncle Kracker: Turntables, vocals (1997-2002)
  • Kenny Olson: Lead guitar (1997-2005)
  • Joe C: Vocals, rapping (1997-2000, deceased)
  • Kenny Tudrick: Lead guitar (1997-1998, 2006-2007)
  • Bob Ebeling: Drums, percussion (1997-1998)
  • Mike Bradford: Bass guitar (1999-2001)
  • Smith Curry: Steel guitar, dobro (2005-2006)
  • Matt O’Brien: Bass (1997-1998)
  • Chris Zuccaro: Drums, percussion
  • Jeff Hall: Gutair (1994-1995)
  • Andy Gould: Gutair (1994-1995)
  • Lonnie Moxley:Bass (1995-1997)

Various musicians jammed with Kid Rock, appeared on recordings, and played live with him prior to the official forming of his Rock band in 1997.

Discography

Albums

YearAlbumUSRIAA CertificationLabel
1990Grits Sandwiches for BreakfastJive Records
1993The Polyfuze MethodContinuum Records
1994Fire It Up! (EP)
1996Early Morning Stoned PimpTop Dog
1997The Polyfuze Method (re-release)Continuum Records
1998Devil Without a Cause411× Multi-PlatinumLava/Atlantic/Top Dog
2000The History of Rock23× Multi-PlatinumAtlantic Records
2001Cocky34× Multi-Platinum
2003Kid Rock8Platinum
2006Live Trucker12
2007Rock N Roll Jesus1Platinum
TBDRunning With The Kid
TBDUntitled Tenth Studio Album

Rock N Roll Jesus also peaked at #2 on the United World Chart.

Bootlegs And Demos

Release DateAlbum Title
July 1994 thru March 1995The Bootleg Series
Aprl 1995 thru December 1995White Room Studios Demos
May 1998 thru June 1998Devil Without A Cause Sessions
March 2001 thru August 2001Cocky Sessions

 

Singles

YearSongChart PositionsAlbum
US Hot 100US Main RockUS Mod RockUS CountryUS AdultUS MainUKGERDEN
1991“Yo-Da-Lin In the Valley”Grits Sandwiches For Breakfast
1992“Back From The Dead”The Polyfuze Method
1994“U Don’t Know Me”
“Prodigal Son”Fire It Up
“My Oedipus Complex”
1998“Welcome 2 The Party (ode 2 The Old School)”Devil Without a Cause
1999“Bawitdaba”1041110418484
“Cowboy”821053436
“I Am The Bullgod”31
2000“Wasting Time”35
“Only God Knows Why”1951323696
“American Bad Ass”2033252681The History of Rock
2001“Forever”[A]18215275Cocky
2002“You Never Met a Mother Fucker Quite Like Me”32
“Lonely Road of Faith”15
“Picture” (w/ Sheryl Crow or Allison Moorer)[B]421175
2003“Feel Like Makin’ Love”33Kid Rock
2004“Single Father”50
“Cold And Empty”2248
“Jackson, Mississippi”14
“I Am”28
2007“So Hott”213Rock N Roll Jesus
“Amen”1127
2008“All Summer Long”[D][E]801738441317611
“Rock N Roll Jesus”12

 

Guest Appearances

  • 1990 Beastcrew’s Chapter 1:He Don’t Want Us No More

“Trick With The Dope Dealer”

“Letting You Know”

“Get Some Drawers”

  • 1990 Double MC’s Sex On The Brain-“Make It Nasty”
  • 1992 Insane Clown Posse’s Carnival Of Carnage-“Is That You”
  • 1992 Champtown’s Check It EP-“Armegeddon”
  • 1997 Howling Diablos Its My Party EP-“It’s My Party Live”
  • 1997 The Paradox Expierment EP w Scott and Jason Krause -“Patterns”
  • 1999 Methods Of Mayhem Self Titled-“New Skin”
  • 1999 Run-D.M.C.’s Crown Royal-“School Of Old”
  • 1999 Hank Williams Jr Stormy-“Naked Women And Beer”
  • 1999 Eminem’s Slim Shady LP-“Just Don’t Give A Fuck”
  • 2000 Kirk Dubbs Booze And Madness -“Drunk With The Devil” Skit
  • 2000 Uncle Kracker’s Double Wide-“Heaven”
  • 2000 Robert Bradley’s Time To Discover-“Higher”, “Tramp 2”
  • 2001 Hank Williams Jr Ameria Club Recordings-“The F-Word”
  • 2001 Willie Nelson’s Great Divide-“Last Stand In Open Country”
  • 2002 Allison Moorer’s Show-“Bully Jones” Live
  • 2003 Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Vicious Cycle-“Gimmie Back My Bullets” Remake
  • 2004 Paradime’s 11 Steps Down-“Foul Mouff”
  • 2004 Kenny Wayne Sheppard’s The Place Your In-“Spank”
  • 2004 RL Burnside’s A Bothered Mind-“My Name Is Robert Too”
  • 2004 Willie Nelson’s Angels And Outlaws-

“Shotgun Willie”

“A Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On”

“On The Road Again”

  • 2005 DMC’s Checks Thugs And Rock N Roll-“Find My Way”
  • 2005 Gretchen Wilson’s All Jacked Up Target Exclusive-“The Other Side Of Me”
  • 2005 Troy Olsen’s Self Titled-“Rock This Honky Tonk”
  • 2006 Jerry Lee Lewis’s Last Man Standing-“Honky Tonk Women”
  • 2006 Bob Seger’s Face The Promise-“Real Mean Bottle”
  • 2006 Hemigod’s Unreleased Album (They Broke Up)-“The Way It Should Be”
  • 2007 R Kelly’s Double Up-“Rock Star” also ft Ludacris
  • 2008 Trick Trick’s The Villian-“Together Forever” also ft Proof and Esham

Movie Soundtracks

  • 1998 Strangeland – Fuck Off (with Eminem). (This song also appeared on Devil Without a Cause).
  • 1999 South Park: The Movie – Kyle’s Momma Is A Big Fat Bitch
  • 1999 The Crow: Salvation – Warm Winter
  • 1999 Ready To Rumble – Bawitdaba (Lower Than You Remix)
  • 1999 Any Given Sunday – Fuck That
  • 2000 Road Trip – Early Mornin Stoned Pimp
  • 2002 Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle – Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting (with Nickelback). (This is an Elton John cover.)
  • 2001 Osmosis Jones – Cool Daddy Cool
  • 2004 Torque – Forever

Compilations

  • 1991 X Raps – Yo Da Lin In The Valley
  • 1995 Detroit Rust City – Westside (later Renamed “Paid”)
  • 1997 Road Rash 3D Video Game-Somebody’s Gotta Feel This
  • 1999 Deep Porn – Fuck My Ass
  • 1999 Mindless Self Indulgence – Bitches/Molly-Bitches (Kid Rock’s Cock Rock Remix)
  • 1999 Free Air Festival (Bawitdaba)
  • 1999 Woodstock 99 The Red Disc (Bawitdaba)
  • 1999 Bootleg Live On Air (Bawitdaba)
  • 1999 WBCN Naked ( I Am The Bullgod Acoustic)
  • 1999 Big Shiny Tunes Vol 1 (Bawitdaba)
  • 1999 Big Shiny Tunes Vol 2 (Cowboy)
  • 1999 Big Shiny Tunes Vol 5 (Only God Knows Why)
  • 1999 Fox Presents Game Time (I Am The Bullgod)
  • 2000 Jackyl And Hyde’s The Badlands-Pimp Of The Nation Cost Cutter Remix
  • 2000 WCW Mayhem – Blast (renamed from Shotgun Blast off EMSP)
  • 2001 Concert For New York City-Pink Houses w John Mellencamp Live
  • 2002 WWF Forceable Entry – Legs (Stacy Keibler’s theme)
  • 2003 Waylon Jennings Tribute-Luchenbach,Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love) w Kenny Chesney
  • 2006 Humbolt Storms Vol 1-Kid Rock In Humbolt Skit
  • 2008 National Guard Tribute- “Warrior”-Free Download Once Commercial Airs

Producer Credits

  • 1990 Double MC Twinns “Sex On The Brain”
  • 1992 Champtown’s “Check It EP”
  • 1994 Harms Way And The LSGH Clans 2 Track Demo Tape
  • 1994 Harms Way And The LSGH Clans Kut Korners EP
  • 1994 Harms Way And The LSGH Clans Chiato Diablo
  • 1995 Thornetta Davis’s “Sunday Mornings Music Coming Down”
  • 1995 Hi Fi’s-“Walking On Water”
  • 2000 Uncle Kracker’s-“Double Wide”
  • 2002 Uncle Kracker’s-“No Stranger To Shame”
  • 2004 Uncle Kracker’s-“72 And Sunny”
  • 2006 Bob Seger’s-“Face The Promise”

Tribute Albums And Audio Bio’s

  • 1999 Maxium Kid Rock
  • 1999 Star Profile
  • 2000 Atlantic Confediental
  • 2000 A Tribute To Kid Rock
  • 2002 Soundchoice Karoke Naughty And Nice Vol 1
  • 2005 A Tribute To Kid Rock And His Roots
  • 2007 A Bad Ass Bluegrass Tribute To Kid Rock
  • 2007 A Lounge Tribute To Kid Rock
  • 2008 The Lowdown

DVDs

  • 1999 Loud Times Video Magazine
  • 1999 The Devil Knows My Name
  • 2000 Motorcity Motormouth
  • 2003 ZZ Top’s Chrome BBQ (Narrator)
  • 2005 Tony Stewart’s Smoke (Narrator)
  • 2005 Willie Nelson’s Angels And Outlaws
  • 2007 Jerry Lee Lewis’s Last Man Standing (Performer)
  • 2007 Wal Mart Rock N Roll Jesus DVD
  • 2007 Target Rock N Roll Jesus “Roll On With Kid Rock” Interview DVD

Live Bootlegs

  • Unsung And Underrated
  • High Voltage
  • Woodstock 99
  • Cause For The Devil
  • In The Zone
  • Absolutely Live
  • Rockfest 2000

Tours

  • 1989: Straight From The Underground Tour (with Ice Cube, Too Short,and D Nice)
  • 1991: Unknown Titled Tour (with Esham)
  • 1998: Lollapalooza Tour
  • 1998: Vans Warped Tour
  • 1998-99: White Thrash On Dope Tour (with Monster Magnet and Hed pe)
  • 1999: Destroy Your Liver Tour
  • 1999: Limptropolis Tour (with Limp Bizkit and Staind)
  • 1999: European Tour (with Blink-182)
  • 1999: Spread Your Legs Tour (with Powerman 5000, Professional Murder Music)
  • 1999-00: Millennium Tour (with Metallica, Sevendust and Creed)
  • 2000: Summer Saniturm Tour (with Metallica, Korn, System of a Down, Powerman 5000)
  • 2000: The History Of Rock Tour (with Lit and Dope)
  • 2001: The American Bad Ass Tour (with Buckcherry and Fuel)
  • 2001: European Tour (with Guns N’ Roses and Limp Bizkit)
  • 2002: The Cocky Tour (with Tenacious D and Saliva)
  • 2002: Girls Of Summer Tour (with Aerosmith and Run DMC)
  • 2004: Rock N Roll Pain Train Tour (with Puddle of Mudd, Gov’t Mule, Jerry Cantrell)
  • 2005: Lazy Muthafuga Tour
  • 2006: ‘Live’ Trucker Tour (with Ty Stone, Peter Frampton (opened in Detroit) and Whitestarr)
  • 2007-2008: Rock N Roll Revival Tour (with Reverend Run, Dicky Betts, Peter Wolf,Lynyrd Skynyrd In A Revue Style)
  • 2008: Rock N Roll Revival Tour: European Tour
  • 2008: Rock N Rebels Tour with Lynyrd Skynyrd Opening

Filmography

  • The Howard Stern Show (7 episodes, 1999-2004)
  • Saturday Night Live (Musical Guest, 2000)
  • The Simpsons (1 episode, 2000)
  • Joe Dirt (2001)
  • Osmosis Jones (Voice, 2001)
  • Kid Rock: Lonely Road of Faith (2001)
  • King Of The Hill (2002)
  • Punk’d (1 episode, 2003)
  • Biker Boyz (2003)
  • Stripperella (Unknown episodes, 2003)
  • CMT Outlaws (2003)
  • South Park (2004)
  • CSI: NY (1 episode, 2005)
  • Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2005)
  • Motorcycle Mania 3 (2005)
  • Coors Light Mountain Jam (2005)
  • Stacked (1 episode, 2002)
  • The 2006 Billboard Music Awards (2006)
  • Run’s House (2007)

See also

  • List of best-selling albums in the United States – RIAA certified list.

References

  1. RIAA Certifications for albums by Kid Rock“. Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA.com).
  2. Pamela Anderson, Kid Rock Tie the Knot – Marriage, Kid Rock, Pamela Anderson : People.com
  3. Kid Rock Photos – Kid Rock News – Kid Rock Information
  4. Many concerts to benefit Hurricane Katrina victims | Deseret News (Salt Lake City) | Find Articles at BNET.com

 

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