Job For A Cowboy is a death metal band, based in Glendale, Arizona. They started as a deathcore group, but evolved into a more death metal sound.After their 2004 demo, Job For A Cowboy released their debut EP Doom in 2005, to generally positive reviews. It was originally released on King Of The Monsters, but a larger record label spotted the band and signed them, and the album was re-released on their current record label, Metal Blade Records, in 2006 with a bonus track. After being signed, Andrew Arcurio was kicked out of the group for lack of interest and participation and was replaced by Bobby Thompson. Elliot Sellers also left the group after completing the writing and recording process for their Metal Blade debut, Genesis; he was replaced by Jon Rice during the YouTube tryouts.Current members:Johnny Davy - vocals (since 2002) Ravi Bhadriraju - guitar (since 2002) Brent Riggs - bass, backing vocals (since 2005) Bobby Thompson - guitar (since 2006) Jon "The Charn" Rice - drums (since 2007) Past members:Chad Staples - bass (2002 - 2004) Andy Rysdam - drums (2002 - 2004) Andrew Arcurio - guitar (2002 - 2006) Elliott Sellers - drums (2004 - 2006)
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, bassist Nick Schendzielos, and drummer Jon "The Charn" Rice, with Davy being the only remaining founding member.
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Job for a Cowboy is an American death metal band from Glendale, Arizona, formed in 2003. They released their first EP, Doom in 2005, and later that year signed with Metal Blade Records. Their official debut album, Genesis, was released in 2007, peaking at #54 on the Billboard 200 and selling 13,000 copies in its first week.
Job for a Cowboy started as a deathcore group, and evolved into a predominantly death metal sound with their full-length debut Genesis. Their influences include bands such as Decapitated, Hate Eternal, Mastodon, Nile, and The End. They have been defined by The New York Times as "an Arizona band with a guttural, brute-force sound descended (indirectly) from hard-core punk" and "straightforwardly brutal act" by Rolling Stone magazine.
The band has played in several festivals, including Download Festival, Sounds of the Underground, Mayhem Festival and Wacken Open Air. The current line-up of the band consists of vocalist Jonny Davy, guitarists Al Glassman and Bobby Thompson, bassist Brent Riggs, and drummer Jon Rice, with Davy being the only original member.