Outlaw country singer Cody Jinks discusses his thrash metal past and the making of his album 'I'm Not the Devil. Perhaps the most important lesson to yield from the presidential election is never underestimate the power of discontent. Though the tension between popular and traditional expressions of country music has long been a vital part of discourse about the genre, an insurgent group of more rough-hewn performers has risen to prominence in recent years. But Jinks may be the most palatable of the lot, blending an innate knack for hooks with the DGAF attitude suited for a rebel. Before he became a country singer, Jinks fronted a thrash-metal band called Unchecked Aggression. After Unchecked Aggression broke up, he went back to basics and started writing country songs on an acoustic guitar. With time, he began to discover his voice. While early albums like Less Wise and 30 feel closer to standard Texas country singer-songwriter fare, seeds of his current sound were starting to appear on Blacksheep. Like J.
I am looking forward to my fortieth birthday here in a couple of months. I was born Meredith Cody Jinks on a hot Arlington, Texas afternoon, on the eighteenth of August in the summer of I was born the first son to a very proud, and very young, Steve and Gayla Jinks. Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. Email or Phone Password Forgot account? Tour Dates. Cody Email List.
Cody Jinks born August 18, is an American country music singer and songwriter. He started learning to play a few country music riffs on the guitar from his father when he was 16, but soon formed a heavy metal band. Jinks started out as the lead singer of a thrash metal band from Fort Worth named Unchecked Aggression, initially named Silas, that was active from to He also played the lead guitar; the other band members were Gary Burkham on bass who left in and was replaced by Chris Lewis,  Anthony Walker on drums, and Ben Heffley on guitar. In around , he started playing country music, the music he grew up with. Jinks is backed by The Tone Deaf Hippies. The album was recorded at the Sonic Ranch in Tornillo, Texas , and the album title was named after a small adobe room they recorded the album in. I'm Not the Devil was released on August 12, Jinks released the album Lifers on July 27, , via Rounder Records. On October 11, , Jinks released the album "After the Fire".
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