Texas In July
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.
Texas in July has now posted a fourth and final in-studio clip from the band's sting working on a new album with Will Putney at The Machine Shop Studios. Watch video #4 below, or you can still check out the last video update from Texas in July over here.
Texas in July has released a third studio video update from the band's time recording a new album with Will Putney at The Machine Shop Studios. Check out this newly posted video clip in the player below, or you can also find the last entry in the video series at this location.
Texas In July is currently recording a third full-length album with Will Putney at The Machine Shop Studios in NJ. Texas In July has now checked in with a video update from the band's time in the studio and performing recent live shows. Check out the clip below.
American nu metal veterans Limp Bizkit have been confirmed as the final headliner for this year's edition of Belgiums largest heavy metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting. Also newly confirmed for the festival are Behemoth, Black Label Society, Godsmack, Slash and All Shall Perish, while the organisers have also announced that Young Guns and Lagwagon have pulled out of the event. Graspop Metal Meeting will take place in Dessel, Belgium from June 22nd - 24th and will feature the following lineup, with more to be announced shortly:
Ozzy Osbourne and friends (Headliner)
Limp Bizkit (Headliner)
Guns N Roses (Headliner)
All Shall Perish
August Burns Red
Black Label Society
Black Veil Brides
Children Of Bodom
Canadian metal/hardcore band Obey The Brave will make its U.S. debut at the 14th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival on Friday, April 20th.
The new band features former members of Century Media recording artists Despised Icon and Mediaskare's Blind Witness.
"Some of my favorite touring memories took place at the Palladium," said vocalist Alex Erian. "So stoked to be back and can't wait to play Obey The Braves' first US show ever at the NEMHF. Shit's about to get real, fellas."
Obey The Brave is managed by Good Fight Entertainment and is now working on its debut album for a label to be announced.
The 14th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will take place Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22 at the Palladium in Worcester, Mass. More...
The organisers of Belgiums largest heavy metal festival, Graspop Metal Meeting, have confirmed a further nine names for this years edition of the event, including French death metal outfit Gojira, English doom metal veterans My Dying Bride and American hard rock legends Twisted Sister, as well as I Killed The Prom Queen, Cancer Bats, Lagwagon, While She Sleeps, Black Spiders and Kobra And The Lotus. Graspop Metal Meeting will take place in Dessel, Belgium from June 22nd - 24th and will feature the following lineup, with more to be announced shortly: More...
Mediaskare Records has issued the following announcement about upcoming Hundredth tour dates:
"Hey Everyone! Hundredth just announced a brand new tour for the entire USA, supporting Texas In July, Like Moths To Flames, & The Air I Breathe. Check them out below."
Mar 30 Kettering, OH @ The Attic Club
Mar 31 Evansville, IN @ Boney Junes
Apr 01 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
Apr 03 Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory
Apr 04 Lubbock, TX @ Jakes
Apr 05 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Apr 06 Tempe, AZ @ Clubhouse
Apr 07 Bakersfield, CA @ The Underground at Golden State Hall
Apr 09 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Apr 10 Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Café
Apr 12 Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
Apr 13 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
Apr 14 Madison, WI @ The Loft
Apr 15 Toledo, OH @ Jamboree Festival at Headliners*
Apr 17 Barrington, IL @ Penny Rd. Pub
Apr 18 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
Apr 19 Columbus, OH @ The Basement
Apr 20 Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
Apr 21 Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon*
Apr 22 Worcester, MA @ Metal Fest at The Palladium*
Apr 24 Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
Apr 25 Danbury, CT @ The Streets at Tuxedo
Apr 26 Richmond, VA @ Kingdom
Apr 27 Wilmington, DE @ Harmony Grange
Apr 28 Lancaster, PA @ Launch at Lancaster Convention Center
After last week's hiatus due to the holiday season, the Rock Band Network is back in full swing adding in new tracks. This week's metal additions to the Xbox 360 version are as follows:
Devin Townsend - "Planet Smasher" (160 MSP)
Fallen Angel - "The One Who Walks Alone" (160 MSP)
Nordheim - "Beer, Metal, Trolls, and Vomit!" (160 MSP)
Pythia - "Just a Lie" (160 MSP)
Pythia - "Just a Lie (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Texas in July - "Hook, Line, and Sinner (RB3 2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
These songs also hit the PS3 version on 1/10 (North America) and 1/18 (Europe):
Devin Townsend - "Ziltoidia Attaxx!!" ($1.99)
Asking Alexandria - "A Prophecy (RB3 version)" ($1.99)
Nuclear Blast has issued the following announcement about offering a sampler for free download online:
"Nuclear Blast says thank you, for an awesome year to their fans and friends, by offering a free download compilation, exclusively on our Facebook page. Surf to this location and like the page and get the free sampler! Have a merry and rocking Christmas and an ass-kicking 2012!"
The track listing is as follows:
01. Destruction - The Price
02. Hell - Save Us From Those Who Would Save Us
03. Demonaz - All Blackened Sky
04. Scar Symmetry - lluminoid Dream Sequence
05. Chrome Division - Bulldogs Unleashed
06. Hammerfall - One More Time
07. Pain - Dirty Woman
08. Rhapsody Of Fire - Aeons Of Raging Darkness (edit)
09. Symphony x - Dehumanized
10. Communic - Destroyer Of Bloodlines
11. Vader - Come And See My Sacrifice
12. Seven - Get It
13. Fleshgod Apocalypse - The Violation (edit)
14. Tasters - Please Destroy This World
15. Cipher sytem - Communicate The Storms
16. Anthrax - Fight'em Till You Can't
17. Biohazard - Vengeance Is Mine
18. Textures - Singularity
19. We Came As Romans - Mis/understanding
20. Threat Signal - Fallen Disciples
21. Texas In July - 1000 Lies
22. Graveworm - See No Future
23. Like Moths To Flames - You Won't Be Missed
24. Gotthard - Remember It's Me
25. Battle Beast - Enter The Metal World
Finishing out the year, the Rock Band Network has added on new Xbox 360 tracks from Devin Townsend, Morbid Angel, and more, bringing the network to over 1,500 total songs available. The newly added metal tracks on the Xbox 360 version are as follows:
Deception of a Ghost - "These Voices" (160 MSP)
Devin Townsend - "N9 (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Fallen Angel - "Darkness" (160 MSP)
Morbid Angel - "Nevermore" (160 MSP)
Morbid Angel - "Nevermore (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Texas in July - "Hook, Line, and Sinner (RB3 version)" (160 MSP)
Unfortunately due to the holidays there will be no new songs added to the PS3 edition this week and no new songs added to either platform next week. Updates to the Rock Band Network will resume as normal on January 5th, 2012.
August Burns Red has issued the following announcement about an upcoming headlining tour in support of the "Leveler" album:
"We are very stoked to announce our first 'Leveler' headlining tour featuring Silverstein,Texas in July, Letlive. and I, The Breather. Check out the dates, ticket's on sale this FRIDAY!"
Pennsylvania metalcore act Texas In July, who recently announced its singing with Nuclear Blast Records, have given its fans more good news with the release of all new music video. The video was shot for the track "1000 Lies" which appears on the group's latest album, "One Reality," which will be made available in Europe on October 7th with bonus material. You can check out the video by using the player located below.
Nuclear Blast has issued the following announcement about signing a deal with Texas in July:
"Nuclear Blast is proud to announce the signing of Pennsylvania quintet Texas in July for all European territories! The band will release the brand new album 'One Reality' on October 7th, containing exclusive bonus material. Furthermore the band will go on tour with label mates Tasters shortly after the release of 'One Reality.' Check out the song 'Magnolia' at this location."
Commented the band: "TIJ is thrilled that we have been given the opportunity to work with such a great label overseas! Last year when we traveled to Europe for the month of July, it was one of the best experiences this band ever had. We are looking forward to the tour in October/November with our new label mates, Tasters, very much. We worked extremely hard on our new CD 'One Reality' and are very thankful that our European fans will now have the opportunity to purchase our CD in stores near them, with exclusive content, and at a fair price, now that we are working with Nuclear Blast.
"Our good friends, twice-over tour mates, and U.S. label mates, We Came As Romans have also joined Nuclear Blast, and it's so nice to join them on Nuclear Blast, and so nice to be label mates, once again! We are grateful to be part of the Nuclear Blast family, and we welcome them to the Texas in July family.“
The band's upcoming tour dates with Tasters are as follows: More...
Tasters, which recently signed to Nuclear Blast, has announced an upcoming European tour with Texas in July. A video clip announcing the tour can be viewed below.
Dates for the tour are as follows:
18.10.2011 Berlin (Comet Club) DE
19.10.2011 Wolfsburg (Jugendhaus OST) DE
21.10.2011 Roma (Traffic) IT
22.10.2011 Cesena (Vidia International...) IT
23.10.2011 Graz (Explosiv) AT
24.10.2011 Gyor (Tatanka Music Club) HU
25.10.2011 Wien (Viper Room) AT
26.10.2011 Praha (007) CZ
27.10.2011 Schweinfurt (Stattbahnhof) DE
28.10.2011 Trier (Exhaus) DE
29.10.2011 Balingen (Rock Without Limits Festival) DE
31.10.2011 Lyon (Halloween Party #1 in La Marquise) FR
02.11.2011 Hasselt (War Of Ages Festival) BE
03.11.2011 Camden Town, London (In Purple Turtle Festival) GB
04.11.2011 Brighton (Audio) GB
05.11.2011 Baile Átha Cliath, Dublin (Fibber Magees) IE
06.11.2011 Manchester (Moho Live) GB
07.11.2011 Newcastle (Riverside) GB
08.11.2011 Leeds (The Well) GB
09.11.2011 Leicester (Lock42) GB
11.11.2011 Arnhem (Willemeen) NL
12.11.2011 Köln (MTC) DE
15.11.2011 Hamburg (Logo) DE
16.11.2011 Dessau-Roßlau (Beatclub) DE
18.11.2011 München (Backstage) DE
If you're ready to rock out in celebration of the weekend, the Rock Band Network has got new metal tracks to keep your fingers flying. This week's roundup on the Xbox 360 includes songs from Devin Townsend, Ethereal Collapse, Soilwork, and more. The PS3 edition will also be getting a new Texas in July song on July 27th.
The full list of newly added Xbox 360 songs, including the non-metal tracks, is as follows:
Bob Katsionis - "Nightrager (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Chaotrope - "The Fall of Psilanthropy" (80 MSP)
Chaotrope - "The Thief in the Night - Part I" (80 MSP)
Devin Townsend - "By Your Command" (160 MSP)
Devin Townsend - "By Your Command (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Ethereal Collapse - "Category I: Slave to the Empirical" (80 MSP)
Fallen Angel - "The Grinding Wheels of War" (160 MSP)
Serianna - "Fragments" (160 MSP)
Serianna - "Fragments (2x Bass Pedal)" (160 MSP)
Soilwork - "Stabbing the Drama" (160 MSP)
Dan Rothery - "Regret" (160 MSP)
Rose of Jericho - "These City Lights" (80 MSP) More...
American metalcore act Texas In July has posted its new music video online for streaming. The video was shot for the track "1000 Lies" and can be streamed by using the player located below. The band also recently announced dates for its upcoming European tour. You can find the dates and locations for that trek over at this location.
Ephrata, PA's Texas In July, which is currently on the "Scream the Prayer" tour with Sleeping Giant, The Chariot, and more, will return overseas this fall for a European headlining tour. The tour will kick off in Berlin, Germany on October 18th.
“We are thrilled to be returning to Europe in the fall. Our tour there last summer was not only one of the best times of our careers, but of our lives,” states bassist Ben Witkowski. “Since the start of Texas In July, it was always a huge goal for us to play overseas, so we feel extremely lucky to have the opportunity to go back for a second time. We will be visiting some new countries and are spending more time in the UK this time around. We can’t wait to play in new markets and explore new cities!”
Texas In July is currently touring the U.S. in support of the band's new full-length album, "One Reality." The band's upcoming European tour dates are as follows:
Oct 18 Berlin, GER @ Comet Club
Oct 19 Wolfsburg, GER @ Juha Ost
Oct 21 Rome, IT @ Traffic Club
Oct 22 Cesena, IT @ Vidia Club
Oct 23 Graz, AT @ Explosiv
Oct 24 Györ, HUN @ Tatanka Music Club
Oct 25 Wien, AT @ Viper Room
Oct 26 Prague, CZE @ Rock Cafe
Oct 27 Schweinfurt, GER @ Alter Stattbahnhof
Oct 28 Trier, GER @ ExHaus
Oct 29 Balingen, GER @ Rock Without Limits Festival
Oct 31 Lyon, FRA @ La Marquise
Nov 02 Hasselt, BE @ Ontmoetingscentrum Godsheide
Nov 03 London, UK @ Barfly
Nov 04 Brighton, UK @ Audio
Nov 05 Dublin, IRL @ The Good Bits
Nov 06 Machnester, UK @ Moho Live 2
Nov 07 Newcastle, UK @ The Riverside
Nov 08 Leeds, UK @ The Well
Nov 09 Leicester, UK @ Lock 42
Nov 10 Margate, UK @ Westcoast Bar
Nov 11 Arnhem, NL @ Willemeen
Nov 12 Köln, GER @ MTC
Nov 14 Bochum, GER @ Matrix
Nov 15 Hamburg, GER @ Logo
Nov 16 Dessau, GER @ Beatclub
Nov 17 Cham, GER @ L.A. Cham
Nov 18 München, GER @ Backstage Club
Scream The Prayer is a touring metal and hardcore festival of sorts, already in its fourth year, that packs the stage with bands that specialize in redefining what counts as a Christian worship service. The bands associated with the tour this year are as follows: Norma Jean, Sleeping Giant, The Chariot, War of Ages, Close Your Eyes, Texas In July, I The Breather, The Great Commission, As Hell Retreats, and Sovereign Strength. From beginning to end, each band worked towards bringing the word of God to the masses in the form of relentless heavy metal.
Regardless of your stance on religion, you have to commend these bands for their drive. On July 1st, I was on hand to catch the first date of this 2011 tour. More...
The line-up for the fourth annual Scream The Prayer tour features Norma Jean headlining alongside Sleeping Giant, The Chariot, War of Ages, Close Your Eyes, Texas In July, I The Breather, The Great Commission, Sovereign Strength, and As Hell Retreats. The trek kicks off on July 1st and runs through July 31st, and the currently announced dates are as follows:
7/1 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
7/2 Bushnell, IL @ Cornerstone Festival (Not all STP bands on festival)
7/3 Bushnell, IL @ Cornerstone Festival (Not all STP bands on festival)
7/5 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
7/6 Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
7/7 Charlotte, NC @ Amos
7/8 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
7/9 Jacksonville, FL @ Murray Hill Theatre
7/10 Pratville (Montgomery), AL @ The Blue Iguana
7/11 Little Rock, AR @ Riverfront Pavilion
7/14 Willmar, MN @ Sonshine Festival
7/15 Winnipeg, MB @ Garrick Centre
7/16 Willmar, MN @ Sonshine Festival
7/17 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
7/19 Dayton, OH @ The Attic
7/22 McAllen, TX @ Las Palmas Racepark w/ The All Stars Tour
7/23 San Antonio, TX @ The Backstage Live w/ The All Stars Tour
7/24 Dallas, TX @ The Palladium w/ The All Stars Tour
7/25 Tulsa, OK @ Cains Ballroom
7/26 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre
7/27 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
7/28 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
7/30 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
7/31 Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse
Atlanta progressive metalcore outfit Norma Jean has been revealed as the headline act on the forthcoming 2011 "Scream the Prayer" tour. The touring festival, which features a lineup made up entirely of christian bands, will run throughout the entire month of July. You can view the festival lineup in the list below.
War Of Ages
Close Your Eyes
Texas In July
I The Breather
The Great Commission
As Hell Retreats