Genesis

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Review Text American Idol season six winner Jordin Sparks isn't the only new artist from the comfy suburban enclave of Glendale, AZ: death metal outfit Job for a Cowboy's debut album Genesis comes from the other side of the musical tracks as Sparks' neatly manicured pop. But if there was ever a TV show called "Death Metal Idol," Job for a Cowboy would be one of the bands that got cut about halfway through the season: Genesis has all the death metal moves down cold but lacks the spark of originality or personality that would make it more than a concise overview of circa 2007 deatchcore clichés. To be fair, singer Jonny Davy has a somewhat better than average death-growl that only occasionally falls into Cookie Monsterism, and drummer Jon Rice shows off a decent sense of dynamics that manages to differentiate the songs even when they're all blurring past at hyper-speed, but the ten songs here remain resolutely average nonetheless. ~ Stewart Mason

Track Listing

CD: 1

  1. 1. Bearing the Serpents Lamb - 3:49
  2. 2. Reduced to Mere Filth - 3:58
  3. 3. Altered from Catechization - 4:14
  4. 4. Upheaval - 3:34
  5. 5. Embedded - 4:35
  6. 6. Strings of Hypocrisy - 2:24
  7. 7. Martyrdom Unsealed - 3:35
  8. 8. Blasphemy - 2:41
  9. 9. Divine Falsehood - 4:23
  10. 10. Coalescing Prophecy - 3:23

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5/15/07 

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