Hank Williams III, a True American Outlaw, Takes Fort Lauderdale Hostage on March 7

Hank III may be satan's favorite grandson.

His daddy was a cactus, his momma was a bear trap, and he was born with his boots on in

a river full of moonshine.

At age 11, he ripped out his own throat and cooked it over a forest fire. The next year, he stole his yodel from a cyclone.

He killed thirteen men before he turned 13, and saved the lives of twenty more.

By age 16, Hank had built a motorcycle out of scrap metal and rebar, hit more punk shows than a Black Flag roadie, and ran through more tail than street mutt at a dog show.

The dude is a true American outlaw. He's been to more county jails than there are county cells. He can string a guitar with razor wire. He crack beers with a high note. He beats up on his setlist like an Alabama street fight. And he's got a songbook thicker than the Yellow Pages.

Hank III's catalogue of recorded material reaches back as far as 1996, and his neverending roadshow has taken him across the darkest stretches of America's highways. If you like metal, punk, and country, don't miss this show.

Hank Williams III with Hellbilly, Attention Deficit Domination, and 3 Bar Ranch. Wednesday, March 7. Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets cost $18 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Call 954-564-1074 or visit cultureroom.net.

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