Cody Jinks is an American country music singer and songwriter from Haltom City, Texas. Further, his 2016 album, I’m Not the Devil, reached No. 4 on the Billboard Country Albums chart, while his 2018 album, Lifers, reached No. 2 on the same chart.
Cody Jinks is a native of Haltom City, Texas, and attended Haltom High School. 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 1998 to 2003. Similarly, he also played the lead guitar, the other band members were Gary Burkham on bass who left in 2000 and was replaced by Chris Lewis, Anthony Walker on drums, and Ben Heffley on guitar. Likewise, they were influenced by Metallica and Pantera. An album, The Massacre Begins was released in 2002. Moreover, songs they recorded included “Hell Razor” and “Kill Me Again”. The band, however, broke up after a trip to Los Angeles, and Jinks took a year off from music. Since 2005, he started playing country music, the music he grew up with.
Jinks released a cover of Pink Floyd’s hit song “Wish You Were Here” in January 2017. Similarly, he also re-released a remixed and remastered version of his 2010 album Less Wise, as Less Wise Modified 2017, with three bonus tracks included.
Jinks released the album titled Lifers on July 27, 2018, via Rounder Records.
- Full Name: Cody Jinks
- Date of Birth: August 18, 1980
- Age: 39 years
- Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
- Record label: Rounder Records
- Genres: Country music, Texas country music, Outlaw country
- Origin: Haltom City, Texas
- Genres: Country Texas country, outlaw country
- Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter
- Labels: Cody Jinks, Rounder
- Associated acts: Unchecked Aggression, The Tone Deaf Hippies
- Net Worth: $2.5 million
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