Jon Cougar Concentration Camp On The Origin Of Their Name

CHRIS FIELDS, Vocals, Guitar, Jon Cougar Concentration Camp: We were just making fun of John Cougar Mellencamp, obviously. We were just calling him John Cougar butt-camp, and we just came up with Jon Cougar Concentration Camp. We get more publicity 'cause of that than because of our music, definitely. I mean, we're probably doing him more of a service than anyone. Punk rockers don't listen to Mellencamp.

By the way, regarding Jon Cougar Concentration Camp's rudely revised John Mellencamp song "Small Town" [858k QuickTime], Mellencamp's camp says he hasn't yet heard it and has no comment. We'll see about that.