YMMV / Job for a Cowboy

  • Critical Dissonance: Fairly well-liked around the time of Genesis and Ruination despite being widely disliked in the metal community due to a mixture of frankly ridiculous amounts of hype and an extremely obnoxious, vocal, and frequently rude fanbase. Their later material has managed to gain the praise of both critics and metal fans, but Vindicated by History is strongly averted; Doom is still very much Love It or Hate It, while current opinion of Genesis and Ruination (particularly the former) skews towards "a few good songs and a whole lot of filler".
  • Face of the Band: Jonny Davy, though he's more than content to let others do the talking.
  • Growing the Beard: Genesis and, later, Sun Eater.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • PREHEAT PIZZA ROLLS! BRING ME APPLESAUCE!
    • The "Wheeeeeeeeee-whop" (the feminine-sounding scream followed by a drum hit in the "Entombment of a Machine" video).
    • "Knee Deep" seems to have been the first cover by SpongeBob's band.
  • Never Live It Down: Doom on two ends. On one hand, you have people who still call them deathcore despite the fact that they haven't been a deathcore act since Genesis and continue to deride them for supposedly being a representative of the genre; on the other hand, you have Doom fans who still tend to be obnoxiously vocal about demanding that they go back to that style and tend to show up in comments sections to rant about how they're a bunch of sellouts who think that they're too good for the fans.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Obviously, par their genre's course, their sound can be this to the unitiated, but JFAC can scare even the most die-hard of metalheads if they really try. Highlights include:
    • The music video for "Tarnished Gluttony" shows a man taking an apparently unconscious child piggy-back through a forest. While this may not sound unsettling at first, it is later on discovered that the man sacrificed the child for some Cthulhu-esque divinity. In fact, towards the end of the video, we see the man disemboweling the child's corpse and setting it adrift in the sea.
    • Sun Eater is a pretty unsettling album by itself thanks to its atmospheric sound a la Immolation, but the real kicker is that the protagonist of the album is having hallucinations about her world ending. It isn't known if she's under substances or not, but either way, it's still damn terrifying.
  • Signature Song: "Entombment of a Machine" and "Embedded".
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