Wednesday, June 24, 2009


Hank III & Assjack doing a cover the Melvins' song "Joan Of Arc" plus teases of Van Halen's "Hot For Teacher", Ministry's "Stigmata", & Slayer's "Raining Blood" in Buffalo, NY on June 21st 2009 at the Town Ballroom.

(another video link here.)

"It’s pretty surprising how the power of music can piss some people off. Growing up the way I had to, and some of the redneck bars I had to play in, they just think it’s complete disrespect to their establishment and to them--you know I can’t make everyone happy and it is what it is. It doesn’t matter if it’s the redneck that gets upset and thinks I’m pissing Hank Williams off, or the young kid that thinks I’m selling out by playing hard rock, which is totally…if I was selling out, I would be doing what a producer tells me and dressing up all pretty and only be doing country music, that’s how to make money. I just stuck with the hard road--that’s what makes us different and unique and gives the wide audience range from 14 to 80 out there…cowboys, punks, metalheads, jocks, grandmas and the average everyday person. We bring them all together under the same roof. That’s what makes us proud. That’s what makes it worth it at the end of the day."
- Hank III, in response to the harsh criticism from Country purists over the Assjack music.

Personally, I like Assjack, but I do prefer the Damn Band and Hellbilly sets.-Ed.

1 comment:

Jimmy said...

Is Assjack going main stream like Metallica?