punk legends TEXAS IS THE REASON are pleased to announce their plans to reunite for one night, November 25th, at ’s famed Irving Plaza. , whom abruptly broke up in early 1997 while on tour in Bielefeld, Germany, decided it would be the best way to offer closure on the whole experience — on both a personal level and for their . ‘Texas Is The Reason did everything in broad strokes,’ explains guitarist Norman Brannon, ‘so breaking up when we did, quickly and silently, felt like an extension of that. The one we all agreed on, even back then, was that our last show should have been in . We’ve had reunion offers in other states, but we turned them down. This show has been in the back of our minds for a long time.” [brooklynvegan]

This is a blast from the past for me. Everyone I hung out high school was into this band — hell, I think they still are — so I listened to their album Do You Know Who You Are many many times…

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