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Kid Rock's Music Video Depicts McLouth Steel in Trenton

Kid Rock made the former McLouth Steel site a major setting in the music video for his hit song, "Let's Ride" taken from his new album Rebel Soul.

The former McLouth Steel property in Trenton was used to shoot a music video for Kid Rock's hit song, "Let's Ride" in October and the video was recently released on You Tube.

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In the video, Rock and his band play their instruments and sing out loud among the green glass windows and soot-covered walls of the McLouth Steel building.

While the song plays, images of war and suffering flash upon the screen.

Toward the end of the video, Kid Rock strolls through the property and viewers get a better look at the site selected to shoot the video.

Now that the video is finished and released to the world, we want to hear what you think about it.

Take a look at the video and tell us what you think. How do you think Kid Rock's "Let's Ride" video represents Trenton?

Gloria November 21, 2012 at 09:43 PM
Well, as I said a while back, maybe the Riverside property will be the site of his next video!!
sine-of-the-times November 22, 2012 at 04:30 AM
Would have loved to see them blow it up in the finale, and then, yes, the Riverside Prop too!! Love how we use our downtown for a war zone.
Sharon November 23, 2012 at 01:09 PM
Before deciding if it was what I wanted to represent Trenton, I checked out the lyrics. Nope, not what I would choose. "Used as a scapegoat taped to the wall Bruised and abused on some foreign soil Trained to kill baby, that's what we do And programmed to bleed red white and blue C'mon and grab your guns let's ride And may your conscience be your guide I'll say a prayer for you to make it through to the other side Tonight's the night we fight or die Grab your guns son said we headed for war Like your uncle JT done years before No pussy no dope this ain't Saigon But keep your heads up for roadside bombs C'mon and grab your guns let's ride And may your conscience be your guide I'll say a prayer for you to make it through to the other side Tonight's the night we fight or die Even in darkness you're my strength my soul my will to survive But in this fight I stand ready to die C'mon and grab your guns let's ride And may your conscience be your guide I'll say a prayer for you to make it through to the other side Tonight's the night we fight or die."
chris November 25, 2012 at 04:18 PM
Thank Matty Moroun,love how he takes care of his property.....
Edward Baker November 26, 2012 at 02:00 AM
I use to live across from the steel mill when i was a kid on west jefferson, that place is a landmark and needs to be preserved as a piece of downrivers history. Also i think they should give zack bagans"s and his Ghost Adventures crew permission to investigate that site.
nancy November 26, 2012 at 02:26 AM
My husband worked there for 23 years. Glad it was used for something. Thanks for comeing downriver.
Beverly Lemings November 26, 2012 at 05:46 PM
My brother worked at McLouth since he was19 yrs old (for 30 years). When he lost his job he was forced to move back to Tennessee never to work in a "real" job again. He died broken hearted and broke. He never got his pension, too young. The closing of that plant and others reflects how fragile our country is at this time. I think the producers of this video were looking for that frailty and that lonely deserted place. They found it. Trenton will always be to me that wonderful place I lived when I was a young married.Great friends and great memories! Miss you all Michigan!!!I even miss the snow!
Dorene M. Vos December 01, 2012 at 09:16 PM
Broken lives, broken dreams, broken marriages, broken hearts! That's what McLouth has left in it's wake! My heart bleeds every time I see the skeleton of what once was mine and many others lives.
Jeffrey Stevens December 03, 2012 at 01:49 AM
trenton land holding owns the old Mclouth steel not Matty Moroun.

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