Nashville-based country rockers Trent Summar and company cranked it up at this hometown popular music room last December, and the results are predictably raucous.

Nashville-based country rockers Trent Summar and company cranked it up at this hometown popular music room last December, and the results are predictably raucous. With a simple intro of "Who's ready to party and raise hell?," the Mob charge into rowdy favorites like the frenetic "Metal, Stone, Glass and Wood," redneck rock (the fiercely rural "I'm Country"), and the hard-charging "Paint Your Name in Purple." The twangfest "New Money" celebrates hillbilly nouveau rich, and the band renders a likable reverb-drenched take on "It Never Rains in Southern California." Other highlights include the Stones-ish "Starletta," the backwoods funk of "Down Home Girl," a tribute to country stoners "The Dope Smokin' Song," and the highly shredded "Slaw." Production is appropriately sloppy and beer-soaked; likewise, the band, and Summar's witty hayseed frontman does the Mob justice.—RW

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