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« on: December 26, 2019, 11:59:59 PM »
Jackyl is an American rock band formed in 1991.[1] Their sound has also been described as heavy metal and Southern metal. Their eponymous debut album has sold more than a million copies in the United States with hit singles like "Down on Me" and "When Will it Rain". The band is best known for the song "The Lumberjack", which features a chainsaw solo by lead singer Jesse James Dupree. In 1992, Jackyl's self-titled debut album was released under Geffen Records and eventually went platinum. It features a song entitled "She Loves My Cock", which was omitted from edited versions, as were suggestive elements on the album's cover art. When a Kmart in Georgia refused to sell Jackyl, the band played an impromptu concert in front of the store. Footage of the event was used for the music video of their single "I Stand Alone". Their second album released in 1994 is titled Push Comes to Shove. Also that year, the band appeared at Woodstock '94 in Saugerties, New York. The album contains the singles "Push Comes to Shove" and "Headed for Destruction". Jackyl released Cut the Crap in 1997. Its hit song "Locked and Loaded" featured guest vocals from AC/DC's Brian Johnson. Johnson also teamed up with the band for their 2002 album Relentless. The band's first greatest hits album, Choice Cuts, arrived in 1998. Geffen Records produced a music video for their cover of We're an American Band, a 1970s hit song by Grand Funk Railroad. Choice Cuts failed to revive the band's sales and touring success, so Geffen Records and JACKYL parted company. Later that year, Stayin' Alive was released by their new record-label, Shimmer Tone. Recognized as Jackyl's fourth studio album, of the eleven tracks, three are covers of other bands' songs, and three are live versions of previously-released songs. In 2002, Jackyl released Relentless and took part in the Rock Never Stops Tour. A music video for "Billy Badass" was made. In 2010, the band released When Moonshine and Dynamite Collide, releasing several singles and music videos to promote it such as the hit "Just Like A Negro" featuring Run-D.M.C.
In May 2016, the ensemble announced that they plan to release a studio album entitled Rowyco in the latter part of the year.[7] The album was released on August 5, 2016. *Rated as one of the top 5 best rock albums of 2016/2017.

Current members:
Jesse James Dupree - Lead vocals, Guitar, Gas Chainsaw, tambourine, megaphone
Jeff Worley- Guitar, backing vocals
Roman Glick - Bass guitar, backing vocals
Chris Worley - Drums

Former Members:
Jimmy Stiff - Guitar, backing vocals
Ronnie Honeycutt - Vocals
Thomas Bettini - Bass
Cliff Witherspoon - Bass

1992  Jackyl   
1994  Push Comes to Shove 
1997  Cut the Crap   
1998  Stayin' Alive 
2002  Relentless 
2010  When Moonshine and Dynamite Collide   
2012  Best in Show   
2016  Rowyco

The Lumberjack (official video):
Down On Me (Official video):
Headed For Destruction:
She Loves My Cock:
I Stand Alone:
Just Because I'm Drunk:
Redneck Punk:
Hammer To The Head:
Secret Of The Bottle:
I Am The I Am:
I Stand Alone 1992 video:

Cover Of The Rolling Stone (Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show cover):
Gimme Back My Bullets (Lynyrd Skynyrd cover):
We're An American Band (Grand Funk Railroad cover):

My Ding A Ling (Chuck Berry cover) Live at the Roar On The Shore, Erie PA 2015:

The Lumberjack: Live 2019 York PA Fair (Jeff Keith Tesla brings out the chainsaw)

Headed For Destruction Live Woodstock 94:

NAMM 2012 California: The Lumberjack Song

Rocklahoma 2012 full show:
Champion of the Queensryche Board Wars :)


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Re: Jackyl
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2019, 01:56:10 PM »
These guys are better than I remembered, good band. Was only familiar with the couple songs that got radio play. Good stuff.

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Re: Jackyl
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2019, 05:57:09 PM »
Very cool band, very AC/DC influenced. Like Black Stone Cherry, love those cover song versions.