Joecephus and The George Jonestown Massacre

Joecephus and The George Jonestown Massacre

 Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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The Link between Merle Haggard and Motorhead!!

Biography

Blazing a trail out of Memphis, Tennessee, Joecephus and his always revolving band
The George Jonestown Massacre are on a roll. Having been referred to as the link between Motorhead
and Merle Haggard and and having served as opening acts for such diverse artists as
Shooter Jennings, David Allan Coe, Jesco White, Southern Culture On The
Skids, Jim Dickinson, Green Jelly, Torture King from Jim Rose Circus, Scott Biram, The Reverend Horton
Heat, HR of the legendary Bad Brains and many more, Joecephus and company are
ready for full auditory assault in any venue that can take it. Exhibiting a
tireless work ethic, the band has played Honky-tonk venues as well as Punk/
Metal clubs throughout the southern states. Joecephus has created a unique style by
mixing "outlaw" country sounds with rockabilly rhythms, jazz improv, reggae, rock, and old school punk blurring
the boundaries of music. Rigorous time spent in the studio and on the road has not gone unrewarded, the
music of Joecephus and the George Jonestown Massacre can be heard on the following compilation cd's :
Gravewax Record's Yells From The Crypt
This is My Memphis
Double Talkin Jive: A Tribute to Guns 'N Roses
and in the indie movies:
The Importance of Being Russell
Grim Sweeper
Beyond The Wall of Sleep
The Best of Rachel Rotten.
The band can also be heard on local Memphis radio and on SiriusXM Outlaw Country.
Featuring members who come together from a prestigious list of some of Memphis' finest bands, this is just
the beginning for a band that will be tearing shit up for a long time to come.
Do yourself a favor and experience the electrifying energy of Joecephus and the
George Jonestown Massacre when they roll through your town.

Discography

Joecephus and The George Jonestown Massacre - Self Titled.
" Going Back To Memphis" on Yells From The Crypt compilation cd on Gravewax Records.
"Cityfied" can be heard in the movie: The Importance of Being Russell.
"Quittin' Time" can be heard in the Movie : Grim Sweaper.
"Smothered and Covered"- 2nd cd
"Bloody Mary Morning' from the Smothered and Covered cd is currently in rotation on Sirius Radio Outlaw Country channel 63.
"Mystery Train" on comp cd called This is My Memphis.
Tater Twats ep release in June 2008.
"Quittin' Time" goes into rotation on Sirius Outlaw Country channel 63

Set List

Joecephus and The George Jonestown Massacre can do anywhere from the usual 1 hour set to a 3 hour set when needed.