AskDefine | Define tinhorn

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  1. A contemptible or pretentious person, especially one who gambles for low stakes

Extensive Definition

Tinhorn, formed in 2005, is a Los Angeles based heavy metal group formed by guitarist Harrison Thomas and drummer Johnathan Thomas, sons of Canadian comedian Dave Thomas of SCTV fame. Within two years, the lineup was solidified by the joining of Danny Ball and Pascual Romero, bassist of the metalcore band In This Moment. Tinhorn has made appearances on Tom Green Live and compose music for television shows including G4's Code Monkeys and the internet based comedy created by comedian Jordan Black entitled "The Black Version".
They are currently working an album with industrial metal Drummer Raymond Herrera of Fear Factory to be released in 2008.
Current members:


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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