Get Up Texas
Revelations


3.5
great

Review

by JLR USER (2 Reviews)
June 16th, 2013 | 17 replies | 619 views


Release Date: 2010 | Tracklist

Review Summary: If you want 18:32 of chugging, then this is for you.

0 of 2 thought this review was well written

Revelations is the 2010 EP from Metalcore band Get Up Texas, and contains a lot, and I mean A LOT, of chugging guitar. Although the whole album is basically just one big breakdown, I think it's quite a good album.

It starts off a 1 minute long breakdown, entitled 'Intro'. The guitar riff that it begins with, although not original, is well executed and melodic. After that it's just a breakdown, with no tone changes and speed changes, just the same couple of open notes for 1 minute, finally ending with a long note that leads right into the next song, 'Dream of a King'. The screams are good, but the chugging guitar at the start gets a bit repetitive. I admit that the first time I listened to this song, I turned it off after about a minute because my ears couldn't deal with how repetitive that chugging guitar was. However, I listened to it a second time, trying to get past that and discovered a really great breakdown, with no screaming over the top for once.

One big downfall that this band has is the clean vocals, which do not sound good. They're sort of in between "Dude, you just cannot sing" and "You're okay, I guess." The screaming is definitely the highlight for me, a long with the breakdowns in 'Dream of a King', 'Bonesaw McGraw' and 'Mothers'. The latter 2 songs are basically the same as the previous 2, and the 2 after that, which are entitled 'Archetype' and 'Revelations'. A breakdown intro, screaming vocals over the top of the same chugging guitar, then bad clean vocals, then more chugging and screaming.

The song 'Mothers' has a sort of Southern breakdown near the end, which I really enjoyed, even though it doesn't fit in with the rest of the song.

Overall, I really liked the EP, and would recommend it, but it does have it's low points, like any album. If the clean vocals were better, and they alternated between chugging guitar and riffs more often then it would probably be a 4.5, maybe even a 5.


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YakNips
June 15th 2013



4872 Comments


I'm just curious why you 4.5d Fashionably Late

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sixdegrees
June 15th 2013



15760 Comments


summary sounds real promising

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YakNips
June 15th 2013



4872 Comments


Holy shit singing is lolbad

nononsense
June 15th 2013



3263 Comments


I can tell this sucks by the band name.

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AtomicShane
June 16th 2013



1585 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

i remember these guys, they're meh, so definitely not a 3.5. I actually feel like im proably being generous with my rating

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YakNips
June 16th 2013



4872 Comments


You say that for everything Shane

AtomicShane
June 16th 2013



1585 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

I have a soft heart

JLR
June 16th 2013



2 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I actually liked Fashionably Late, I know, WHAT THE F***?

But i did, I really liked it.

JLR
June 16th 2013



2 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Thanks sixdegrees, this was my first review.

Calc
June 16th 2013



10856 Comments


LINK PLEASE!?!?!? I MUST LISTEN TO THIS!!!

FrozenVain
June 16th 2013



2262 Comments


sixdegrees: summary sounds real promising
JLR: Thanks sixdegrees, this was my first review.

hehe...he...



YakNips
June 16th 2013



4872 Comments


First and only....

Hopefully.

merpmerp
June 16th 2013



789 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

bad.

J0ckstrapsFTW
June 17th 2013



3582 Comments


Lol breakdown breakdown breakdown.....

Omeggia
June 17th 2013



116 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

1'd this so hard.

nononsense
June 17th 2013



3263 Comments


This is Emmure bad.

AtomicShane
June 17th 2013



1585 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

id listen to emmure over this tbh



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