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Below is our complete Job For A Cowboy news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Job For A Cowboy Announces Headlining Tour Dates

Arizona based death metal outfit Job For A Cowboy has announced that they will be embarking on a headlining tour this December, in support of their latest studio album, "Ruination," which will be re-released on limited edition vinyl on November 23rd. Joining them on the trek will be Skeletonwitch and Misery Index.

The tour dates are as follows:

December 5 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
December 6 Dallas, TX The Door
December 7 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
December 9 St. Petersburg, FL State Theatre
December 10 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
December 11 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbit's
December 12 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
December 14 Cleveland, OH Peabody's Downunder
December 15 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
December 16 New York, NY Santos Party House
December 17 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church
December 18 Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights
December 19 Richmond, VA Canal Club
December 20 Nashville, TN Rocketown

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Job For A Cowboy Announces Free Drum Clinic

Job For A Cowboy has issued the following announcement about drummer Jon Rice appearing at a free drum clinic in Ohio:

"Charn Drum Clinic! If you are gonna be in the Ohio Valley next weekend head over to Hubbard Music (51 N Main st. Hubbard Oh) and sit in on a Free Drum clinic with Jon 'Charn' Rice! Meinla and Hubbard music will be giving away free drum gear as well...SIC!" The promotional poster for the clinic can be viewed here.

The upcoming Job For A Cowboy tour dates are as follows:

11/4 2010 Garage Glasgow Find Tickets
11/5 2010 Corporation Sheffield, UNITED KINGDOM
11/6 2010 Manchester Academy 2 Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM
11/7 2010 Koko London, UNITED KINGDOM
11/9 2010 Waterfront Hall Norwich, UNITED KINGDOM
11/10 2010 Wolfrun Wolverhampton, UNITED KINGDOM
11/11 2010 Doornroosje Nijmegen
11/12 2010 Grunspan Hamburg, GERMANY
11/13 2010 Essigfabrik Koln, GERMANY
11/15 2010 Substage sudweststadt, GERMANY
11/16 2010 Konzerthaus Schuur luzern, GERMANY
11/17 2010 Arena Vienna, AUSTRIA
11/18 2010 New Age Roncade, Treviso, ITALY
11/19 2010 Backstage Werk Munich, GERMANY
11/20 2010 Columbia Club Berlin, GERMANY
11/22 2010 KB Malmo, SWEDEN
11/26 2010 Nosturi Helsinki, FINLAND
11/28 2010 Sticky Fingers Goteborg, SWEDEN
11/29 2010 Vega Copenhagen, DENMARK

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Rock Band Adds More Metal Tracks This Week

The end of the week means its time to dust off that plastic controller and bust out the sexy guitar straps to show of your gaming skills. This week the Rock Band Network has added new tracks from bands such as Ministry and Asking Alexandria, while the PS3 edition will be getting Job For A Cowboy and Texas in July on August 17th. The complete list of new songs added to the network, including the non-metal tracks, is as follows:

Charlie Drown - "Crazy X"
Social Code - "Satisfied"
Ministry - "Thieves"
Ministry - "Stigmata"
Ministry - "Jesus Built My Hotrod"
The Guild feat. Felicia Day - "(Do You Wanna Date My) Avatar"
Asking Alexandria - "A Prophecy"
The Bungles - "Hey Satomi (feat. Justin Skyers)"
Songs To Wear Pants To - "Shoot The Zombies"
Grammatrain - "The Last Sound"
Sleater-Kinney - "Jumpers"
Graveyard BBQ - "Cheat on the Church"
Alien Downlink - "Heavy Plastic"
Kingsize - "Rabbits"
rathergood.com - "We Like The Moon"
The Shazam - "On the Airwaves" More...

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Job For A Cowboy Gearing Up For South America

Job For A Cowboy has checked in with the following comments about gearing up for a run of South American tour dates:

"Job For A Cowboy are getting ready to board their flights for a tour across South America. The tour kicks off in Sao Paulo, Brazil and ends in Caracas, Venezuela. This is Job For A Cowboy's first tour of South America, so the crowds should be insane! South American metal fans are famously some of the most enthusiastic metal fans on the planet. Soon after the band's South American tour, Job For A Cowboy will head back to Europe to play Wacken Open Air during the first weekend of August."

The currently confirmed dates are as follows:

07/17 Sao Paulo, BR Carioca Club
07/18 Curitiba, BR John Bull Music Hall
07/20 Buenos Aires, AR Super Rock
07/21 Bogota, CO Teatro Metro Bogota
07/23 Quito, EC El Aguijon
07/24 Bogota, CO Teatro Metro Bogota
07/25 Caracas, VE Cecim

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Arma Gathas Post Tour Pics

Metalcore supergroup Arma Gathas played the ATAK in Enschede, The Netherlands, with Job for a Cowboy and As I Lay Dying. They have posted some photos of the show, which can be found here.

Arma Gathas were also quite impressed with their show-mates, saying "AS I LAY DYING played one of their best shows we have ever seen."

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JFAC And Whitechapel To Tour Europe

Job For A Cowboy and Whitechapel has announced that they will be teaming up this November for a series of shows in Europe. Also joining them on the trek will be Annotations Of An Autopsy and Trigger The Bloodshed.

Jonny Davy from Job For A Cowboy stated: "This is our first European headlining tour and we are beyond excited. We just finished our US tour with Whitechapel and are stoked to bring the party overseas! Fuck Yeah!"

Whitechapel's Alex Wade added: "We are really stoked to be coming back over the pond this year with our good friends in Job For A Cowboy. The US portion of the tour was a blast and we are looking forward to crushing the UK and the rest of Europe with JFAC!".

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Job For A Cowboy Added To Rock Band Network

Glendale, AZ based act Job For A Cowboy is one of the latest artists to make tracks available for play in the “Rock Band” franchise of video games. “Unfurling A Darkened Gospel“ from Job For A Cowboy's latest release "Ruination" is now available for download on the Rock Band Network. The song can also currently be heard via the band's MySpace page.

The upcoming Job For A Cowboy tour dates are as follows:

5/15 2010 Fox Theater Pomona AND The Glass House Pomona, CA
5/15 2010 The Fox Theater - Pomona Pomona, CA
5/16 2010 The Boardwalk Orangevale, CA
5/17 2010 The Hawthorne Theatre Portland, OR
5/18 2010 El Corazon Seattle, WA
5/19 2010 Heliconian Hall Pocatello, ID
5/20 2010 In the Venue Salt Lake City, UT
5/21 2010 Black Sheep Colorado Springs, CO
5/22 2010 Bottleneck Lawrence, KS
5/23 2010 The Hanger Wichita Falls, TX
5/24 2010 Emos Austin Austin, TX
5/25 2010 Dos Amigos Odessa, TX
5/26 2010 Launchpad Albuquerque, NM
5/27 2010 Clubhouse Music Venue Tempe, AZ

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Final Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2010

The organisers of Belgiums biggest metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, has confirmed the final bands for this years edition of the event. The biggest news is that Soulfly, the band led by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera, will be headlining the event on the Saturday. Other bands added to the bill include New York hardcore legends Sick Of It All, former Guns N Roses guitarist Slash, Hatebreed, Revamp, Oceans Of Sadness and Dear Superstar. The festival takes place in the town of Dessel from June 25th-27th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Friday: Aerosmith (Headliners)
Motorhead
Slayer
Stone Temple Pilots
My Dying Bride
Tarja Turunen
Saxon
Therion
Sepultura
Deicide
Anathema
Doro
Ratt
Steel Panther
UDO
Nile
Evergrey
Devin Townsend
Anvil
Raven
Bleeding Through
The Devil's Blood
Ghost Brigade
Oceans Of Sadness
Revamp More...

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Job For A Cowboy Posts New Music Video

Glendale, AZ heavy metal act Job For A Cowboy premieres its brand new music video today for the track “Ruination," which can be viewed below. Job For A Cowboy is currently in the midst of a spring North American tour. The 27 city headlining run sees the band perform live in Allentown, PA this evening and is slated to run through late May. Support on the tour is provided by Tennessee’s Whitechapel and California’s Cattle Decapitation with Salt Lake City’s Gaza (April 21 – May 5) and Boston’s Revocation (May 15 – 27) as openers.

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Job For A Cowboy Updates Tour Schedule

Glendale, AZ based act Job For A Cowoby will kick off a spring North American tour this evening in Newport, KY. The group's 27 city headlining run is slated to run through late May. The band is touring in support of their second album "Ruination." Support will come from Tennessee's Whitechapel and California's Cattle Decapitation with Salt Lake City's Gaza (April 21 – May 5) and Boston's Revocation (May 15 – 27) as openers.

Job For A Cowboy's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

4/21 Newport, KY The Historic Southgate House
4/23 Hackensack, NJ The School of Rock
4/24 Worcester, PA Palladium (*As part of the 2010 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival)
4/25 Buffalo, NY Mohawk Place
4/26 Columbus, OH Skully's
4/27 Baltimore, MD Otto Bar
4/28 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock
4/29 Millvale, PA Mr. Small's Theatre
4/30 Montreal, QB La Tulipe
5/1 Toronto, ON Opera House
5/2 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
5/3 Madison, WI Orpheum Stage Door
5/4 Elgin, IL Mad Maggie's
5/5 Sauget, IL Pop's
5/15 Pomona, CA * As part of the California Metal Festival
5/16 Sacramento, CA The Boardwalk
5/17 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
5/18 Seattle, WA El Corazon
5/19 Pocatello, ID Icon
5/20 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
5/21 Colorado Springs, CO The Black Sheep
5/22 Lawrence, KS The Bottleneck
5/23 Wichita Falls, TX The Hanger
5/24 Austin, TX Emo's Inside
5/25 Odessa, TX Dos Amigos
5/26 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad
5/27 Tempe, AZ The Clubhouse More...

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Job For A Cowboy Gears Up For Japanese Tour

Job For A Cowboy has issued the following brief update about their upcoming Japanese tour dates alongside Behemoth and Revocation:

"Japanese tour starts newt week! Saturday we get on a plane at 6 am to fly to Japan to play a few shows with Behemoth and Revocation! Can't wait to get back to Japan, it's always sick!"

Job For A Cowboy's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

4/6 2010 Club Quattro Nagoya Japan
4/7 2010 Club Quattro Tokyo Japan
4/10 2010 THE TRANSMISSION ROOM Auckland New Zealand
4/12 2010 Capitol Perth Perth WA Australia
4/13 2010 Fowlers Live Adelaide Australia
4/14 2010 Billboard Melbourne Australia
4/15 2010 Metro Sydney Australia
4/16 2010 HiFi Brisbane Australia
4/21 2010 Historic Southgate House Newport KY
4/23 2010 School Of Rock Teterboro NJ
4/24 2010 THE PALLADIUM Worcester MA
4/25 2010 Mohawk Place Buffalo NY
4/26 2010 Skully's Music Diner Columbus OH
4/27 2010 Otto Bar Baltimore MD
4/28 2010 Crocodile Rock Allentown PA
4/29 2010 Mr. Smalls Pittsburgh PA
4/30 2010 La TuLipe Montréal QC Canada
5/1 2010 Opera House Toronto ON Canada
5/2 2010 Magic Stick Detroit MI
5/3 2010 The Orpheum Stage Door Madison WI
5/4 2010 Mad Maggies Elgin IL
5/5 2010 Pop's Sauget IL
5/15 2010 The Fox Theater - Pomona Pomona CA
5/16 2010 The Boardwalk Orangevale CA
5/17 2010 The Hawthorne Theatre Portland OR
5/18 2010 El Corazon Seattle WA
5/19 2010 ICON Pocatello ID
5/20 2010 In The Venue Salt Lake City UT
5/21 2010 The Black Sheep Colorado Springs CO
5/22 2010 Bottleneck Lawrence KS
5/23 2010 The Hanger (TX) Wichita Falls TX
5/24 2010 Emo's Austin TX
5/25 2010 Dos Amigos Odessa TX
5/26 2010 Launchpad Albuquerque NM
5/27 2010 The Clubhouse Tempe AZ

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Job For A Cowboy Video Interview Available

Themetalheadz.com conducted an interview with Job For a Cowboy vocalist Jonny Davy on the band's UK tour with Lamb of God. A video clip from the interview can be viewed below.

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Twenty Two More Bands Confirmed For Download 2010

The organisers of Britains Download festival has announced a further twenty two additions to this years lineup. Glam metal veterans Ratt and Cinderella will be performing at the event, as will British heavy metal icons Saxon. Other bands confirmed for the festival include Hellyeah, H.I.M., Airbourne, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Y&T, Unearth, Steel Panther, Job For A Cowboy, A Day To Remember, Lawnmower Deth, Coheed & Cambria, 36 Crazyfists, Dommin, Whitechapel, Taking Dawn, August Burns Red, The Blackout, Rise To Remain and We Are The Fallen.

The festival takes place at Donington Park and will be held from friday the 11th of June to sunday the 13th. Other bands confirmed for the festival include Motorhead, Megadeth, Deftones and Them Crooked Vultures, as well as headlining acts AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine and Aerosmith.

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More Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2010

The organisers of Belgiums premier metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, has announced the addition of eleven more bands to this years bill. Among the latest acts are American supergroup Hellyeah, Australian rockers Airbourne and British heavy metal veterans Raven. The other confirmed bands are Katatonia, Evergrey, The Devil's Blood, Eluveitie, Finntroll, Dark Funeral, 3 Inches Of Blood and Sylosis. The festival will take place in the town of Dessel from June 25th-27th.

The lineup is now as follows: More...

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Line-Up Announced For California Metalfest

The 2010 edition of the California Metalfest will take place from May 15th - 16th in Pomona, California. The currently confirmed line-up is as follows: Job For A Cowboy, Fear Factory, Bleeding Through, Whitechapel, The Faceless, Born of Osiris, Dying Fetus, Earth Crisis, Arsis, Cattle Decapitation, Decrepit Birth, Misery Index, Gaza, Annotations of an Autopsy, Arsonists Get All The Girls, and Oceano. More details on the California Metalfest can be found at this location.

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Job For A Cowboy Announces North American Tour

Arizona based deathcore outfit Job For A Cowboy has announced that they will be embarking on a headlining tour of the United States and Canada in April in support of their second studio album, "Ruination." Joining them on the tour until May 15th will be Whitechapel and Cattle Decapitation, after which they will be replaced by Gaza and Revocation.

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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Four More Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2010

The organisers of Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting festival has announced that four more bands have now been added to the lineup. The biggest announcement is that Aerosmith will be headlining the event on the friday. Also joining them that day will be reunited California grungers Stone Temple Pilots. Industrial metal legends Fear Factory will be performing at the festival and so will Atlanta based metal outfit Mastodon, who are still touring in support of their critically acclaimed album, "Crack The Skye."

The lineup (in no particular order) is now as follows: More...

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A Decade Of Metal In Review

On the 31 Dec 1999, no planes came crashing out of the sky, nuclear bombs went off or microwave ovens tried to eat anyone. However, times were about to change and in the metal scene change was already well underway. Let us take a stroll through the decade in metal that was.

Many of the 90s big names like Emperor and Pantera prepared to give their last venomous scream dying off in the wake of ever diminishing interest in the metal scene that had plagued the 90s. In the year 2000 a band named “Limp Bizkit” came out with an album called "Chocolate Starfish and the Hotdog Flavoured Water" and in a storm nu-metal took over the public perception of heavy music, changing the face of metal irreparably. Although nu-metal had already been pioneered by Korn, bands like Deftones, Disturbed, Mudvayne and Linkin Park all had breakout releases in 2000. More...

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More Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2010

The organisers of Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting festival has announced several more bands for this year's edition of the event. Among the latest acts are American thrash metal legends Slayer, British gothic metal veterans Paradise Lost, heavy metal icons Saxon and death metal legends Cannibal Corpse and Deicide. Also confirmed are Steel Panther, U.D.O., A Day To Remember, 36 Crazyfists, Atreyu, Between The Buried And Me, Unearth, Anathema and Rise To Remain. The festival will take place in the town of Dessel from June 25th - 27th.

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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2010 Announced

The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will enter year 12 this April with an eclectic mixture of bands from the metal and hardcore genres. Returning to the Palladium in Worcester, Massachussetts, the event will take place on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24, with an extra special pre-party sponsored by Atticus on Thursday, April 22.

Bands performing on Friday April 23 include Mastodon, Between The Buried And Me, Baroness, Cro Mags, Earth Crisis, Death Threat, Death Before Dishonor, COA, American Me, Thick As Blood, Forfeit, XTheWarX, Grave Maker, Rose Funeral, Conducting From The Grave and Howl. Doors open at 3:00PM

Bands performing on Saturday April 24 include Cannibal Corpse, Amon Amarth, Job For A Cowboy, Whitechapel, Skeletonwitch, Eluveitie, 1349, Impending Doom, Lecherous, Nocturne, The Tony Danza Tap Dance Extravaganza, Chelsea Grin, Abacabb, Arsonists Get All The Girls, Malefice, Swashbuckle, Cattle Decapitation, Acaro, Holy Grail, Disembodied, Cruel Hand, Reign Supreme, The Mongoloids, XTyrantX, Foundation, Soul Control, Alpha Omega, Burning Empires, Mother Of Mercy, Gaza, Across The Sun and Monsters. Doors open at noon.

Tickets for Friday only cost $40.00. Tickets for Saturday only cost $46.00. A 2-day ticket costs $80.00. All tickets go on sale THIS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12 at 10AM at all stores, online at or to charge-by-phone call (800) 477-6849.

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