22-year-old Australian rocker Laura Wilde will be opening for Ted Nugent on Monday, July 30, at the State Theatre in New Brunswick. Her debut album, Sold My Soul, was released on April 26. Wilde’s vocal and lead guitar chops are flawless for someone at such a young age. Wilde’s start and claim to fame was acquired from being a member of Australia’s Got Talent. It’s not easy playing in the shadows of the legendary Ted Nugent, but after listening to Wilde’s album, her popularity may spread from Down Under to North America in no time.
Laura Wilde: Aussie Treasure
—by Danielle Nielsen, July 24, 2012