Paris, Texas

Action Fans Help Us!

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Following the 2000 release of Brazilliant comes the second EP from Paris, Texas, Action Fans Help Us! This five-song juggernaut finds the Wisconsin five-piece at its best, and fans will be pleased with the band's solid, non-emo sound. It's raw rock & roll, punchy in spots, but heavy-hitting all the way. The title track bounces with the twin guitar work of Nick Zinkgraf and Nolan Treolo, while frontman Scott Sherpe's angst-y frenetic vocals are equally powerful. "Your Death" isn't as grim as it sounds, nor is "One Hot Coma," but the initial setup of Action Fans Help Us! clues listeners in to Paris, Texas' slick work in progress. Listeners merely got a taste of it on Brazilliant, and unfortunately this mini-album isn't long enough to tie fans over until the next full-length. In the meantime, Action Fans Help Us! will have to do.

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