"A brutal tribute to prog rock." 06.01.12
The Illness packs more than earned comparisons to Mastodon and Clutch... these boys can play.
Performer Magazine, Ellen Eldridge
"Do yourself a favor and pick up the cd, you will not be disappointed." 04.13.12
If you like music (because I do not want to pigeonhole them into a said genre) then you MUST give this a listen. It is one of the most diverse records I have ever heard. With 12 songs, they give you the perfect ammunition for your ears, the absolute record experience. Do yours ...
Ear Munchies blog, WillB
"Enjoy this inspired ride while you can" 04.05.12
The way the Illness can root around every metal cliche that's ever been passed out and whip up something novel and interesting with the resulting pile--well, that's just not that easy to do these days.
The Vinyl Anachronist Blog, Marc Phillips
"'A Monument to Our Gilded Age' is a must-listen album!" 03.30.12
This effective mix of progressive and metal sensibilities is where The Illness succeed over many, and is often the album's greatest appeal.
Reporter Online, William Hirsh
"Not to be missed!" 02.28.12
This band is its own brand of monster and something not to be missed if you're a fan of talented musicianship and the progressive side of genre integration.
Migrate Music Review, Tommy Hemmer