Texas in July
Texas in July


4.0
excellent

Review

by Taylor Broughfman USER (1 Reviews)
July 3rd, 2013 | 11 replies


Release Date: 2012 | Tracklist

Review Summary: An "in your face" production with the arsenal to back it up.

“Initiate” opens Texas in July’s brutal, eleven song album of sincere musical compositions and lyricism. This self-titled album is a follow up to their 2011 release “One Reality”. Alex Good’s vocals are exciting, crisp, and stepped up from previous releases. Dual guitarists Chris Davis and Christian Royer show impressive riffs and their drive for a new sound, especially in “Bed of Nails”.

“Repressed Memories” serves as a calm, melodic interlude between Gray’s heavy, calculated drumming. For a relatively young band, this album is exceedingly mature. Songs such as “Shallow Point” and “Without a Head” have clean, positive messages for today’s youth that need to be heard. Featuring spotlight names such as Chadwick Johnson (Hundredth), Dave Stephens (We Came As Romans), and Matt Greiner (August Burns Red), this production is far from a disappointment. Although angry, it expresses real, raw lyrics that show no fabrication of the things that lurk in the minds of these five musicians. Texas in July is hungry for progression and quickly feeding that appetite.

Be sure to check out “Cry Wolf”, “Bed of Nails”, “C4”, and “Black Magic”.


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Comments:Add a Comment 
rapedbyelephants
July 3rd 2013


294 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

bad review and a terrible, generic album.

YakNips
July 3rd 2013


13234 Comments


This album is literally like what it is for me in Texas in July right now.

































It sucks

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nononsense
July 3rd 2013


3431 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

what the hell kind of review was that?

Scoot
July 3rd 2013


17914 Comments


its not my first rodeo has some cool riffs

band blows otherwise

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ZilbelPing
July 3rd 2013


6166 Comments


Their first ep was the only thing they did that was decent. Hook, Line, and Sinner grooves sorta but that's it

DANcore
July 3rd 2013


206 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5 | Sound Off

Hook Line and Sinner goes hard. This album is pretty all-around meh, though.

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someguest
July 3rd 2013


21390 Comments


"in your face" production!

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Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
July 3rd 2013


15221 Comments


Gay band, unfortunately saw these guys once and the vocalist was getting pissed because nobody was moshing.

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YakNips
July 3rd 2013


13234 Comments


Lol I saw these guys once too. They're even worse live

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
July 3rd 2013


15221 Comments


It ain't bigotry if it's the truth

wacknizzle
July 3rd 2013


13704 Comments


Gotta hog mosh 24/7

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