Recording information: Mix It Up Recording, Berry Hill, TN.
Considering his lineage, it's not surprising that Hank Williams III is a rebel. Even fans of his irreverent country material may be shocked, however, when confronted with ASSJACK. Raw, brutal death/thrash metal is the name of game here and anyone looking for steel guitars and weepy sentiment should run for the door. Often sounding like a combination of Pantera and G.G. Allin, this is punky music, made punkier by the fact that Williams played all the instruments himself. From the start-stop riffs and machine gun guitar picking of "Choking" to the Butthole Surfers-style aural insanity of "Redneck Ride," this is the sort of aggressive, in-your-face music that only a Hank Williams could make.
CMJ - "Written, performed and produced entirely by Hank III himself, ASSJACK is an effortless Mustang ride of down 'n' dirty heavy metal..."