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Texas In July

Formed: 2007
From: Ephrata, PA, United States
Last Known Status: Active


Texas in July is an American metalcore band from Ephrata, Pennsylvania. The band formed in 2007 with members ranging in ages from 17 to 19. As of 2010 drummer Adam Gray, and vocalist Alex Good are still attending high school.

Latest Texas In July News

Below is our complete Texas In July news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Erra Premieres New Song "Orchid" From Upcoming CD

Erra premieres a new song titled "Orchid", taken from the upcoming new album "Drift", which will be the band’s first effort with frontman, J.T. Cavey (ex-Texas In July) on vocals. The new album will be out in stores April 08 via Sumerian Records.

Check out now "Orchid" below.

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ERRA Releases New Song "Luminesce"

ERRA premieres a new song entitled "Luminesce", taken from the upcoming new album "Drift", which will be out in stores April 08th via Sumerian Records. The band has recently welcomed ex-Texas In July vocalist JT Cavey as their new frontman.

Check out now "Luminesce" below.

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Invent, Animate Premieres New Song "Darkbloom"

Metalcore outfit Invent, Animate premieres a new song entitled "Darkbloom", taken from the upcoming new album, which is scheduled for an early 2016 release via Tragic Hero.

Check out now "Darkbloom" below.

You can catch the band live on the following dates, with Texas In July, Reflections and To The Wind (Texas In July's farewell tour): More...

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Texas In July Reveals Final North American Shows

Having recently wrapped up the band's last European shows and releasing a final music video (available below), Texas In July has now revealed dates for the band's farewell North American tour before disbanding.

Texas In July originally formed in 2007 and signed to Equal Vision Records in 2010 - the band is is currently comprised of JT Cavey (vocals), Adam Gray (drums), Chris Davis (guitar), and Benjamin Witkowski (bass).

Witkowski, one of the band's founding members, shares: "We have all been patiently waiting the arrival of this announcement. This November/December is going to be an absolute blast, making a trip around North America one last time as TIJ. We are all very excited to spend time with fans/friends from all over during this last tour. Just a few more months til the first gig of the last gigs, see you all there!"

Chris Davis adds: "Having something that has encompassed so much of our lives for so many years come to an end is not easy, but we are very excited to have one last round of wild shows with all of the fans that made this adventure possible for us. We'll be playing songs from every album in the band's catalogue, some that haven't been played in years, or ever at all! Come help us make this last tour one that we will remember for the rest of our lives!" More...

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Texas In July Premieres Final Music Video "Nooses"

Metalcore band Texas In July have recently called it quits and announced a final European tour. Today the band premieres a final music video for the track "Nooses".

Check it out now below.

Texas In July currently is on a short U.S. tour as direct support to Gideon. The band will announce a final full U.S. headliner later this year. Catch the band on the following dates below: More...

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Texas In July Announces Farewell Tour

Texas In July has started to announce dates for the band's final shows together. A farewell European tour is now lined up - which will feature festival appearances at Jera On Air, Graspop, and With Full Force Festival - along with select shows with the likes of Chelsea Grin and Walking With Strangers.

The Ephrata, PA-based band originally formed in 2007 and signed to Equal Vision Records in 2010. Texas In July is currently comprised of JT Cavey (vocals), Adam Gray (drums), Chris Davis (lead guitar), and Benjamin Witkowski (bass).

"I've had the best times of my life during the last eight years with this band," shares drummer Adam Gray. "From years of playing for little to no audience - to stages and massive crowds all over the world I thought I would never experience. I've met some of the coolest people and am so thankful for all of the friendships I've made. It's time to really dedicate my time to improving at my instrument and getting back to the drawing board. Thank you to all my fans and friends who have supported me and will continue to support me through whatever is next. I hope you see you all one last time on our European farewell tour. Thank you!" More...

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Texas In July Drops Off Tour

Texas In July has issued the following announcement about missing upcoming tour dates due to health issues with drummer Adam Gray:

"Unfortunately we are not going to be able to attend the upcoming Betraying The Martyrs headliner due to health issues in the TIJ camp.

"It's in our best interest to be local during this time so that Adam can be near his doctors that have been working with him since the inception of his complications. Our apologies are sent to all of our European fans, we will see you soon enough." More...

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Texas In July Releases New Music Video

Pennsylvania's Texas In July today releases monstrous new album, "Bloodwork," via Equal Vision Records.

The band has also premiered a new video for the single “Sweetest Poison," which can be seen below courtesy of Altpress.com. You can also order your own copy of the album at this location.

Texas In July just kicked off a U.S. tour with After The Burial in support of the new record. Dates are as follows:

Sep 16 - Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
Sep 18 - St. Louis, MO @ Pop’s
Sep 19 - Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater
Sep 20 - Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop
Sep 21 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
Sep 22 - Buffalo, NY @ The Waiting Room
Sep 23 - New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
Sep 24 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
Sep 25 - Albany, NY @ Bogies
Sep 26 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
Sep 27 - Allentown, PA @ Croc Rock
Sep 28 - Springfield, VA @ Empire
Sep 29 - Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street
Sep 30 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Oct 1 - Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
Oct 2 - Pensacola, FL @ The Handlebar
Oct 3 - Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
Oct 4 - Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog
Oct 5 - Ft. Worth, TX @ Tomcat’s West
Oct 7 - Merriam, KS @ Aftershock
Oct 8 - Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
Oct 9 - Cudahy, WI @ The Metal Grill
Oct 10 - Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway Theatre More...

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Texas In July Offering Advance Stream Of New Album

Texas In July is gearing up to release fourth full-length album, "Bloodwork," on September 16th via Equal Vision Records.

Today the band has teamed up with RevolverMag.com to give fans an early listen of the entire new album. Hear the full release below.

The record is also currently available for pre-order at this location, and all pre-orders will include instant downloads for the tracks “Broken Soul,” “Sweetest Poison.” and “Nooses.”

The record’s stream comes just days before the band kicks off a U.S. tour with After The Burial, I Declare War, Reflections and Come The Dawn. Dates can be seen after the album stream. More...

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Texas In July Shares Some "Sweetest Poison"

Pennsylvania metal band Texas In July has debuted a new track titled “Sweetest Poison” today through Loudwire.com (also available below).

The song is featured on the band’s fourth full-length album, "Bloodwork," which is due for release on September 16th via Equal Vision Records. Fans can pre-order the record digitally at iTunes (w/instant download of “Broken Soul”) and in a variety of bundles at this location.

"Sweetest Poison is a perfect representation of all that Bloodwork has to offer wrapped up in one song,” says guitarist Chris Davis. “When writing albums in the past, we felt trapped into certain guidelines as far as what a Texas In July song needed to sound like, which was something we wanted to break free of this time around. While this song still sounds like the TIJ our fans expect to hear, it features a bunch of new elements for us. JT's vocal performance on this song is one of my favorites on this album, and he really shows just how dynamic and wide of a range he has!”

The band just wrapped up a European tour and will be hitting the road again in September for a full U.S. tour with After The Burial, I Declare War, Reflections and Come The Dawn. More...

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Texas In July Announces Tour With After The Burial

Pennsylvania metal band Texas In July will join After The Burial on a Fall headlining tour, which kicks off on September 13th in Moorhead, MN.

The band will be touring as direct support behind new full-length record, "Bloodwork," which is due out on September 16th via Equal Vision Records. Tickets for the tour are on sale now at this location.

Texas In July recently debuted a video for the song "Broken Soul," which can be seen right here. The new song and upcoming album marks the band’s first record with new singer, JT Cavey, who has reinvigorated the band with his brutal screams and cathartic vocals.

With the addition of Cavey, along with cohorts Adam Gray (drums), Chris Davis (guitar) and Ben Witkowski (bass), Texas In July approached the recording of "Bloodwork" with a new sense of purpose and direction, holding nothing back as they unleashed some of the heaviest riffs and aggressive music the band has ever written.

The band is currently on the road in Europe with IWrestledABearOnce and will return in September for a tour with After The Burial. Dates are available below. More...

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Texas In July Announces New Album

Pennsylvania metal band Texas In July has officially announced the new record "Bloodwork" will be released on September 16th via Equal Vision Records. You can check out the song "Broken Soul" below.

Following the release of a 2012 self-titled record, Texas In July joined forces with new vocalist JT Cavey. Following several tours together under the new lineup, Texas In July entered the studio as a four-piece in January of 2014, in its hometown of Lancaster, PA with producers Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland. The new album also features a special guest spot from Miss May I vocalist Levi Benton on “The Void.”

“I think this album shows us at our most extremes,” says guitarist Chris Davis. “It has some of our heaviest and most aggressive moments to date and also our most melodic and mellow sections as well. It was all about pushing ourselves to extend our boundaries.”

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Broken Soul
2. Sweetest Poison
3. Pseudo Self
4. Defenseless
5. The Void (ft. Levi Benton)
6. Inner Demons
7. Decamilli
8. Nooses
9. The Tightrope
10. Illuminate
11. Bloodwork More...

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Texas In July Streams New Track

Texas In July is gearing up to drop a new album later in 2014 via Equal Vision Records. In anticipation of that coming release, the band today drops a new single titled "Broken Soul." Check out the new song in the YouTube clip available below, courtesy of Revolver Magazine.

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Unearth Announces "The Oncoming Storm" Tour

Unearth has announced "The Oncoming Storm" tenth anniversary tour with Texas In July, Cruel Hand, and Armed for Apocalypse.

The band is celebrating ten years since the release of "The Oncoming Storm" and will be performing the album in its entirety each night. "That record created a lot of opportunities for us," says frontman Trevor Phipps, "we've decided to honor our fans by playing it in it's entirety for the first time ever."

"The Oncoming Storm" was released in 2004 via Metal Blade Records. Phipps continues, "In addition to playing all the songs from 'Storm,' we will also be playing different songs nightly from our other albums as well as one off our new album which is due out later this summer."

The band has been hard at work on a yet-to-be titled all new full length, which will be released this year via eOne Music. Get the tour dates here or in the tour poster below. More...

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Texas In July Announces Headline Tour

This Spring, Texas In July will head out on a U.S. headline tour with support from Structures, Erra (4/22-4/27), Myka, Relocate (4/29-5/10), and Elitist.

The trek will follow the band's recently announced Canadian tour, supporting Unearth and Winds of Plague, and aperformances at the 2014 New England Metal and Hardcore Fest.

Vocalist JT Cavey, who performed with Texas In July on a run with The Devil Wears Prada and on the Vans Warped Tour this past summer, was just recently announced as an official member of Texas In July. The band’s announcement and introduction to Cavey can be found below. Texas In July’s new album will be out later this year on Equal Vision Records.

“Going into this next run with JT being officially announced is extremely exciting. It's something that has been long awaited on our end, as well as our fans. We now have the opportunity to really share the new and improved TIJ, and what a better way than touring all throughout Canada and the US,” shares bassist Texas In July Ben Witkowski. “We’re really looking forward to meeting and talking with fans along the road about our recent changes! April can’t come any sooner!”

Cavey adds, "It is impossible to express my excitement to begin this tour through words, so I will channel my passion, as I have before, through my performances. I know we, as a band, have been longing to show old and new fans what the new Texas In July line-up is all about. We want to leave every pair of eyes and ears with a whole new intensity and fulfillment that you have never experienced from us before." More...

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Texas In July Posts In-Studio Footage

Texas In July is working a currently-untitled new album, and now the band has posted the first in a series of in-studio video clips online. Check it out below, and stay tuned for further info on the coming album.

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More Bands Added To NEM&F Lineup

The latest round of additions to the continually-expanding lineup for 2014's installment of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has been disclosed, including Massachusetts' own '90s hardcore punk act, Sam Black Church.

Confirmed as one of the main headliners of the event's third night, Saturday, April 19th, Sam Black Church's set at NEMHF 2014 will mark only the third performance since the group initially disbanded at the turn of the century, and first in Central Massachusetts since the late '90s.

Stated the band upon being asked to take part in the massive event this Spring: "It is amazing what the man we used to know as Ogre has done with the New England Metalfest! We are fucking excited to be a part of it once again!"

The organizers of the fest comment: "Formed in Boston, in June of 1988 by Jesse "Jet" Crandall (vocals), Ben Crandall (guitar), Richard G. Lewis (bass), and J.R. Roach (drums), Sam Black Church was known for their energetic live performances, playing a frenetic blend of hardcore, metal, and thrash. Over the years sharing bills with bands as diverse as Bad Brains, Clutch, Motörhead, Cro-Mags, Fear, and Helmet, they were one of the most popular hardcore bands in the Northeast United States during the 1990s. After releasing three full-lengths on Taang! Records, they left to join Wonderdrug where they remained until they retired in 2000 after releasing a total of seven albums. Since disbanding, Sam Black Church reunited for a sold-out show on September 22, 2007, at The Roxy in Boston, and played a another sold-out performance at Hometown Throwdown #16 with The Mighty Mighty Bosstones at House of Blues in Boston on December 29th, 2013. A documentary of their career by Duncan Wilder Johnson entitled Leave Behind a Groove in the Earth is scheduled for release in 2014."

Also now confirmed to invade this year's festival are Oceano, Scars of Tomorrow, The Last Ten Seconds of Life, InDirections, and Julius Seizure on Thursday, April 17th, and Reflections on Friday, April 18th. The setup for Saturday, April 19th has also been lengthened with Texas In July, Obey The Brave and the aforementioned Sam Black Church performance. The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...

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Texas In July Streaming New Song

Texas In July is set to release a new self-titled album on October 9th, 2012 and today the band has revealed another track from the album. Check out "Paranoia" over through Alternative Press here. You can also listen to the previously posted song "Cry Wolf" in the player below.

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Texas In July Posts New Lyric Video

Texas in July has posted a new lyric video clip online for the song "Cry Wolf," which will be appearing on the band's new self-titled album, due out October 9th, 2012. Check out the song in the player available below. Pre-orders for the album can be found at this location. Texas in July will also be hitting the road with For Today and Impending Doom in October, with full details right here.

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Hundredth And Impending Doom To Tour

Hundredth will be hitting the road with For Today, Impending Doom, The Chariot (10/11-10/24), Sleeping Giant (10/25-11/11), and Texas In July this coming October for "The Unshakable Tour." The dates are as follows:

10/11 St. Petersburg, FL @ The State Theatre
10/12 Orlando, FL @ H2O Live!
10/13 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Rocketown
10/14 Mobile, AL @ Alabama Music Hall
10/16 McAllen, TX @ Geo's
10/17 Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
10/18 Lubbock, TX @ Cactus Courtyard
10/21 Las Vegas, NV @ South Hills Church
10/23 Tempe, AZ @ Nile Theatre
10/24 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
10/25 Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro
10/26 Boise, ID @ The Venue
10/27 Spokane, WA @ The Kave
10/28 Seattle, WA @ Studio 7
10/30 Salt Lake City, UT @ Foursquare Church
10/31 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
11/1 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
11/2 Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theatre
11/3 Dayton, OH @ The Attic
11/4 Lansing, MI @ The Loft
11/6 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
11/7 Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall
11/8 Danbury, CT @ Tuxedo Junction
11/9 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
11/10 Columbia, MD @ Genxaret
11/11 Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street More...

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