"The most diabolically creative person I've ever worked with"
"Feb 2, 1992..."Ghost Beside My Bed" caused our Sony and Sanyo stereos to shoot sparks and fill our bedrooms with smoke. Our fingers bled, our heads banged, and we howled.....We, Altered Freaks! 20years (!)
"An amazing drummer who has provided the world...a masterpiece"
"Fuck everyone else!"
"Dude! What can I say about Chip Moreland that hasn't been said before? The guy Rocks!"
"Maniac with sticks!"
"A Mean Drummer"
Ricky Parent (Enuff Z'Nuff)
"Fuck!" Matt Johnston's response when asked about Chip Moreland.
Matt Johnston (Dirty Looks, Salty Dog, Kyle Sweet)
"That guys (Mathewson) got it."
Derek Frigo (Enuff Z'Nuff)
"His (Mathewson) leads contain snarling spirals of notes that careen dangerously close to chaos, then collapse into sparkling shards of unexpected beauty.
"I'm done! Guitar down...I can't play that! Fuck me!"
"Transcendent voice that has left an unforgettable mark in my mind, heart and soul.”
““Gregory Markel’s soulful and jaw dropping 4+ octave range, earned him the nickname “The Voice”.”
L.A.'s The Place
"Heal Me". 'Sanctuary, hey!'
"He (Markel) was a dynamo on stage with Altered State"
"Behind the artistry, he (Markel) has that it thing called soul.?
"Their Chemisty. Your Head."
"Mathewson prowls and feints, then strikes.."
The Albany Herald Oct. 17 1991
"This is smart rock put out by players who seem wise beyond their years"
Observer Reporter Oct 25 1993 Pennsylvania :[dos]: review
"A devilishly creative band from L.A."
Toledo Blade: Dec 22 1991 Debut Review
"I really love each song on the CD. ”
"It is totally unique and exteremely creative.”
Nick G. Athas
“The best thing that anyone can do for themselves is to not only get this CD, but to also invest in DOS."”
"Step Into My Groove" as a lead off is pretty infectious."
"Damn! Curtis really shreds it here!”
"Ralph's Supermarket 5429 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA"
"Curtis Mathewson =Rock God!”
“Lyrically, Markel delves into demons few dare to glimpse: fear ("Made of Gasoline" - notice the car crash, co-inciding with opening CRASH cymbal!), family ("Strong As I Am"), and misanthropy (the sonic barrage that is "Where Is Harrison Ford?"). Lyrical twists abound ("Life on a Skateboard") and the album's closing cut "Thinking..." exposes the frontman nearly on the cusp of artistic madness.”
Anthony J. Oros "Tony Oros"
““William Ruhlman dosen't know a thing!!!””
"This is one album I cannot live with-out."
"Great CD, a must have for sure. I've been to the studio where it was recorded a bunch of times and even found a copy of the CD there."
““The Original Muse””
““I love ur music...always...very AWESOME...””
““Without a doubt, "Dos" is still one of the best CDs ever.””
““Talented and Original! Beyond Brilliant””
"It is DEFINATELY a gem. If you EVER get "trace" released, or go out and tour again, I will be Front & Center. Thanks he great music...”
““Since I discovered [dos] in 1993, I must have listening to this dark masterpiece at least one thousand times ! Glad to be part of your virtual friends ! :-) "”
Fabrice Blin Paris France
"There is nothing this band could not do."
"Altered State effectively carries listeners through funky jams like "Where Is Harrison Ford" as well as "Made Of Gasoline"