Award-winning Glendale, AZ heavy music powerhouse JOB FOR A COWBOY (JFAC) has announced a fall North American tour in support of its critically acclaimed sophomore album, Ruination. The electrifying group will team up with metal titans Lamb of God for a massive 25 city run that will launch on September 16 in Memphis, TN.The scheduled 8 week trek is slated to run through mid-November.
Ruination skyrocketed to #42 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart last month and has met to scads of critical acclaim in the weeks since its release. JFAC just completed a summer North American tour with Slayer and Marilyn Manson as part of the 2009 ROCKSTAR Energy Mayhem Festival, where the group was called one of the tours shining highlights. A full listing of upcoming JOB FOR A COWBOY live dates can be seen by clicking HERE.
Updated news and tour information will be made available via the JFAC online domains: www.jfacmetal.com / www.myspace.com/jobforacowboy, the Metal Blade Records website: www.metalblade.com and the ACTION! PR website: www.action-pr.com.
* Check out JOB FOR A COWBOYs new music video, Unfurling a Darkened Gospel now by clicking here.
"technical proficiency...straightforwardly brutal...the band could become pretty noteworthy" - ROLLING STONE
"an Arizona band with a guttural, brute-force sound descended (indirectly) from hardcore punk." - THE NEW YORK TIMES
"Classic Death Metal...not only a full-on death metal band, but one of the countrys most vicious." - REVOLVER
"Modern American death metal...very well developed, yet still blistering and chaotic" â€“ BLABBERMOUTH
"JOB FOR A COWBOY just keeps getting better and betterâ€ â€“ THE ONION
"Ruination mixes tech-death precision with expressionist hardcore rage quite ably, and marks JOB FOR A COWBOY as a band fully deserving of their success." - ALTERNATIVE PRESS
"Ruination is potent and intense death metal, very technical with some grind elements. Its taken some time, traveling all over the world playing countless shows and improving their craft, but with Ruination, Job For A Cowboys musical prowess has caught up with the hype." - ABOUT.com
"The new wave of extreme" - GUITAR WORLD