CMT
Kyle Anderson
July 06, 2012 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Old School New Rules

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Hank Williams Jr.
music label
11442
genre
Country

We gave it a C-

It wasn’t entirely shocking when the Monday Night Football theme-song icon was eighty-sixed from the show last fall after comments he made comparing Obama to Hitler. Williams’ hard-right politics were never really hidden, and Old School New Rules leans heavily on that persona, spewing Internet-troll claptrap about the ”gotcha” media and impinged freedom. All the Don’t Tread on Me-isms trample some otherwise winning melodies, like the Brad Paisley-assisted tribute to Jr.’s dad, ”I’m Gonna Get Drunk and Play Hank Williams.” C-

Best Tracks:
Three Day Trip
Old School

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