JACKYL are deep-fried Southern rock at its hillbilly best. I discovered them after stumbling across their album, Best in Show. It is one of the very few albums that I've ever bought just because I really liked the cover art. Turns out that it kicked all kinds of ass- sometimes you really CAN judge a book (or album, in this case, I suppose) by its cover.
Speaking of cover:
I would really love to hear what would happen if, say, AMON AMARTH were ever to incorporate a goddamn chainsaw solo into one of its slower, more epic "groove" tracks.
And don't tell me that a chainsaw is overkill. I am firmly of the opinion that overkill is underrated.
The fun thing about JACKYL is that they have a song available for pretty much every occasion. If, for instance, you want to play a song that will seriously embarrass your neighbours, well, here it is:
And then there's the song that you play for your favourite
And of course, there is the song that you young bucks out there will want to play for prom night in the limo- y'know, to get your date "in the mood", as it were:
My sister often calls me a redneck; given my taste in music, cars, guns, and alcohol, she may well have a point. Hell, I'd happily move down to Texas if I could...