"Jackyl" is an American rock and roll band formed in 1990. Jackyl's sound has been described as a combination of hard rock, heavy metal and Southern rock. Their music has also sometimes been incorrectly categorized as hair metal. The band is probably best-known for its song "The Lumberjack", which features a chainsaw solo by lead singer Jesse Dupree.
Jackyl's self-titled 1992 debut album went platinum.http://www.jackyl.com/images/jackyl_2006_3.jpg
The band appeared at Woodstock '94 in Saugerties, New York.
Jackyl's 1997 hit song "Locked and Loaded" featured guest vocals from AC/DC's Brian Johnson. Johnson would also team up with the band for their 2002 album ''Relentless''.
In 2002 they were part of the Rock Never Stops Tour.
Less than a month after the events of September 11, 2001, Jackyl recorded and released "Open Invitation," a catchy tune that received wide airplay and featured lyrics that included, "I hate you bin Laden" and "You’ve got an open invitation to kiss our ass." The song creatively mixed in clips from George C. Scott's portrayal of George S. Patton giving a speech to his soldiers in the movie ''Patton'' and President George W. Bush readi...