Award-winning Glendale, AZ heavy music powerhouse JOB FOR A COWBOY (JFAC) has completed work on its hotly-anticipated sophomore album, entitled Ruination. The record will see a July 7, 2009 North American release date via Metal Blade Records.
Advance praise for Ruination is such that Alternative Press states that the album "marks Job For A Cowboy as a band fully deserving of their success", while Decibel proclaims that "they do death metal quite well." Music fans can check out Ruination for themselves in advance of the record's release as the album is available for online streaming its entirety today at this location.
Additionally, Ruination's cover art and full color booklet have also been made available for viewing at this location. The striking, quasi-conceptual motif was designed by Brent Elliott White and takes its inspiration from JOB FOR A COWBOY front man Jonny Davy's album lyrics and concepts. Topics addressed by the album's schema revolve around modern day worldwide dilemmas and controversial issues including "Propaganda in the main stream media and television, humanitarian rights of Northern Korea, the modern genocidal government of Nubia, the use of torture in American military tactics, overruling by world governments and Police states / Martial law".