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Job for a Cowboy is an American death metal/deathcore band from Glendale, Arizona. Formed in 2003, the band's debut album Genesis was released in 2007, peaking at No. 54 on the US Billboard 200 and selling 13,000 copies in its first week of release. The second album, 2009's Ruination, sold 10,600 copies in the United States in its first week to debut at position No. 42 on the Billboard 200 chart. The band comprises vocalist Jonny Davy, guitarists Tony Sannicandro and Al Glassman Read more on Last.fm

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Album: Job For A Cowboy – Demonocracy

April 9th, 2012

Job For A Cowboy
Demonocracy
Metal Blade
10 April 2012

by Tom Dare

Job For A Cowboy have had something of a rough ride from Thrash Hits for a couple of years. Hugh wasn’t a fan of last album Ruination, and I gave the last EP Gloom a minor kicking. That might make you think they’re a band we’ve got something against. We don’t – far from it. I still fucking love debut album Genesis, and want to see a clearly talented young death metal band succeed. Does new album Demonocracy see the band get back on track?

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Video: Nick Schendzielos from Cephalic Carnage/Job For A Cowboy shows off his funk-jam skills.

February 3rd, 2012

Nick Schendzielos Job For A Cowboy Cephalic Carnage Thrash Hits

It’s Friday night, and you’ve got to ask yourself one question – why wouldn’t you want to watch a video of Job For A Cowboy and Cephalic Carnage’s bass player, Nick Schendzielos, pretending to be in a jungle and knocking out some solo funk jams on his bass?

You’re at home on a Friday night. What else you gonna do?

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EP: Job For A Cowboy – Gloom

June 6th, 2011

Job For A Cowboy
Gloom EP
Metal Blade
07 June 2011

by Tom Dare

You don’t want to draw too many conclusions from a 15-minute EP, but there are a few causes for concern over Job For A Cowboy’s latest offering Gloom. Whenever music this heavy is this placidly undramatic – regardless of whether it’s a full length or not – it’s generally not a good sign.

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What do these bands have in common? aka 22 bands announced for Download 2010

March 23rd, 2010

So what have all these bands got in common? They’ve all been “officially” announce for Donwload 2010? Hurrah! (Please remember to divide your excitement by how much you’ve been paying attention to the rumour mill). ETC ETC. What? You want the actual band names? Then you better check after the jump then, shouldn’t you?

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Live: Lamb of God @ London Brixton Academy – Saturday, 13th February 2010

February 16th, 2010

Almost a year to the day since their last London show, Lamb of God returned to Brixton on Saturday. We sent the new kid, Tom Dare, to investigate.

Once again, Lamb of God prove why they have built a reputation as one of the live bands of recent years. Once again, the PA does its utmost to fuck things up for them.

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Album: Job For A Cowboy – Ruination

July 17th, 2009

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Job For A Cowboy
Ruination
Metal Blade
6 July 2009

by Hugh Platt

There’s a good reason why this review is late. Job For A Cowboy‘s latest may have been rumbling on our stereos here at Thrash Hits for a couple of weeks now, but for all the promise offered up on their last album, and the excitement about the crazy mutilated goat-pope all over the cover of this one, Ruination just hasn’t been able to excite or disgust us enough to inspire us to put finger to keyboard.

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In Photos: Hove Festival 2008

June 27th, 2008

Look how beautiful and sunny it is at Hove Festival

Resident photographer Gary Wolstenholme headed over to Norway this week to visit the quite fantastic Hove Festival.

True to form, Gary’s been snapping away and has got some brilliant shots of what looks like an awesome festival. Check out our photo gallery right here.

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