Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds

Job For A Cowboy, Ti 22 and Godhunter

.
This time out our spotlight on music made in Arizona shines on --- what else during an Arizona summer --- lava hot molten metal with new releases from Job For A Cowboy, Ti 22 and Godhunter.

Job For A Cowboy
Demonocracy

Metal Blade
Hometown: Glendale

Singer Jonny Davy founded Job For A Cowboy when he was in his mid-teens and barely an imp-in-waiting. Now a full-grown demon and the only remaining original member of this death metal outfit, Davy has taken his band from upstart wannabes to one of the most in-demand groups on the metal scene today. It's easy to hear why on cuts like "Children of Deceit" where Davy growls out his lyrics in devil speak alongside incessant rat-a-tat drumming and killer riffing that seamlessly incorporates nods to not only Megadeth but also classic rockers Rush into the hell-beat. JFAC has suffered a bit in the past because of frequent line-up changes; that situation seems to be nicely resolved now with the fairly recent addition of flame-throwing guitarist Tony Sannicandro and former Cephalic Carnage bassist Nick Schendzielos. Among the best of the nine new songs here is the delightfully-titled "Tongueless and Bound," a manic thrashing of instruments with quick bursts of melodic guitar from Sannicandro and non-stop gruff but suave growling from Davy.

Ti 22
47.867

(Self released)
Hometown: Phoenix

Good morning, class. Please open your books to the Periodic Table. Now what do we know about titanium? That's right, its symbol is Ti and its atomic number is 22. The atomic weight of titanium is 47.867. And what is a common use for titanium? Jimmy? No, the answer I'm looking for is not "used in fireworks." If you had been paying attention you'd know the correct answer is "to rock your ass off!" Just like the element itself, the titanium loving band Ti 22 is strong, corrosion resisting and most definitely metallic. They prove it on this six-song E.P. with "78" and "Shady Little Tree," a couple of meant-for-the-radio rockers featuring lyrics you can sing/shout/growl along to and stinging riffage from guitarists Earl Leet III and Joey Salvo. The sound gets a little harder for the Metallica-meets-Pantera "Endurance" while the E.P. closing "S.U.A.D. (Shut up and Die)" demonstrates how easily the guys can segue from suitable-for-mass-airplay to underground metal within one song. Expect more heavy goodness from Ti 22 soon; they're currently in the studio blasting away at new material.

Godhunter
Wolves

(Self released)
Hometown: Tucson

Slow and sludgy and full of fuzzed-out guitar buzzing, Godhunter plays what's probably best described as stoner rock. As such they're not in any hurry to get to the vocals; on "(Stop Being) Sheep" singer Charlie Touseull waits three minutes, fully half of the song, before beginning his angst-filled screaming. Touseull's vocals are not bad but they're also not much different from those employed by any number of other bands and it's the instrumental portions of these songs that are the most enjoyable.


Share this article


tell a friend about this review

.


...end





.
News Reports
.

Day in Rock: Robert Plant May End Career With New Album- Ray Davies Denies Kinks Reunion Report- Def Leppard To Rock NFL Game- Jack White Carries On Tour Despite Injury- more

Day in Pop LMFAO's Redfoo Injured In Bar Attack- Woman Killed By Bus At Burning Man- Katy Perry Helps To House Homeless Veterans- Jay Z and Kanye West Sued- Ferrari Vs. Deadmau5- more

Yesterday's Day in Rock: Sammy Hagar Issues Challenge To Van Halen Brothers- Stevie Nicks Reveals New Song 'Lady'- Henry Rollins Shares More Thoughts On Suicide- Lenny Kravitz Teases Video- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock



.
Top Rock News Stories

Today's Full Day in Rock Report

John Lennon's Killer 'Sorry For Being Such An Idiot'

Martin Scorsese Making Ramones Movie

Led Zeppelin Preview Unreleased Version of Black Dog

Aerosmith Could Just Tour Rather Than Record Says Joe Perry

Queen Face Difficulty With Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson Duet

Weezer Frontman's Collage Life Inspires New TV Show

Bruce Springsteen Releasing Children's Book

Dave Davies Wants Kinks Reunion

Christine McVie's Biggest Obstacle To Fleetwood Mac Return

Lombardo Rules Out Returning To Slayer

Classic Journey Video Recreated By Alt-Rockers Glass Delirium

Top Pop News Stories

Today's Full Day in Pop Report

LMFAO's Redfoo Injured In Bar Attack

Woman Killed By Bus At Burning Man

Katy Perry Helps To House Homeless Veterans

Jay Z and Kanye West Sued for Copyright Infringement

Ferrari Vs. Deadmau5

Glen Campbell Documentary Coming To Theaters

Justin Bieber Appears on Khalil's New Mixtape

Lil Kim Freestyles Over Iggy Azalea's Fancy

John Legend and Lee Ann Womack Headed To CMT Crossroads

The Neighbourhood Recruit Danny Brown For Hate Machine

Phillip Phillips Launching North American Headline Tour

Latest Reviews

Recent Reviews and Interviews

Kyle Hollingsworth - Speed of Life

Meridian - The Awful Truth

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson - Thick as a Brick - Live in Iceland

ZZ Top - Live at Montreux 2013

Helstar - This Wicked Nest

Get To Know... 21Octayne

AUG - Be Careful What You Wish For...

Hot In The City: Best Dog Award- Consider Me Dead- Mallevs

Prong - Ruining Lives

On The Record: The Steady As She Goes - Dangerous & Dead

Rob Decoup - Pain

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email- Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.