“Seeing Tommy Bolan's N.Y.C LIVE is an all out auditory assault with percussive bursts, colossal riffs and shrieking vocals that hit the audiences inner ear with the force of a howitzer. - Rob Russo Station Owner Live And Loud Radio”
— Rob Russo Station Owner Live And Loud Radio
"...their sound is truly their own.Combine that with meaningful,to the point lyrics and an amazingly intense live show and you've got a recipe for greatness"
IDAHO STATE JOURNAL
“Metal Band to Blast Cronies-"The Heavy Metal act N.Y.C.emits music as grimy as the floor of a Big apple subway car.It's all about distorted guitars and howling vocals."”
“Doro Heats up her Metal at Whisky-"For the encore, bearded wild-man guitarist Tommy Bolan, once of Warlock, stepped up to flay his ax."”
Los Angeles Times
““Rockfest” is a six-band bill, headlined by guitar wiz Tommy Bolan (not to be mistaken with the late Tommy Bolin, from Zephyr, The James Gang and Deep Purple) and his band NYC. Think metal with all the theatrics of a Steve Vai-like stunt guitar player.”
The Durango Herald
"Sounds like Rob Zombie and Static-X extra pissed off after working the assembly line at a high voltage Fear Factory!"...
- Revolver Magazine
— REVOLVER MAGAZINE
“* ZYKO has also just been honored as Album of the Year by the Syndicated Radio Show "Rock Solid Pressure" hosted by J-Rock and Patty.”
— J-Rock-Patty/RADIO HOSTS
“* "ZYKO went to NUMBER 1 on KRWN (Farmington, NM)".”
— Shawn Kelly/Director
“*"ZYKO premiered at 38 with a bullet and was the 3rd most added CD on the FMQB charts and was also added to rotation at 40+ stations nationwide"
— Munsey Ricci/Skateboard Marketing
"N.Y.C. is great and HOLY SHIT can Tommy play guitar!"...— Angelina Jourgensen (VP 13th Planet Records and Manager of Ministry)
— Angelina Jourgensen
“Their music is ferocious! I've never heard a 3-piece band that sounds so huge live. N.Y.C. should definitely be heard!" — Thom Panunzio (Producer of Ozzfests and U2's "Rattle & Hum", A&R Geffen Records”
— Thom Panunzio
"Tommy has proven himself over and again via well written music, numerous endorsements, appearances in dozens of advertisements and product catalogs, and via his refined skill and technique as a guitarist. Our company, like many others, have placed Tommy as spokesman for our products in clinics, appearances, tours, ads and brochures. His numerous accomplishments, desire and work ethic make it easy to support him as he stands behind our products.
Add in the fact that he is outspoken and you have the makings of a guitarist that everyone needs to check out."
— Bill Wenzloff/Morley Pedals
““…I give you the next Dimebag Darrell.Tommy Bolan did things in his Solo I never seen before,I never heard before.NYC is World Bound Now…NYC closed the show with a Spectacle Like No Other.”
-Wes Cambron/Tampa Metal Music Examiner(11-09)
— TAMPA BAY METAL EXAMINER
"Dangerous...Extreme...Blazing a new frontier...When this group plays no one can turn their head away from the stage." — Bernard Baur (Music Connection)
— MUSIC CONNECTION
“They didn’t want N.Y.C. to stop… what an incredible performance… He left the crowd speechless…
- Gypsy, Metalunderground.com
— METAL UNDERGROUND
"...delivers a backhanded punch that'll leave you reeling...a straight up set of ear f*ck"
- Jedd Beaudoin,F5 Magazine (Wichita,KS)
— F5 MAGAZINE/Kansas
"It's the Guitar Playing that really sends this album over the top...A Killer 3 Piece... Highly Recommended"
— RISE METAL/EL PORTA DEL METAL
““Really Brutal Stuff…Flatout Unrelenting…I would suggest this if you are in a Road Rage Mood”
— LIVE 4 Metal
"Zyko is a Damn Pugnacious Release...Industrial Music that just happens to flaunt one of Metal's Best Guitarists"
- Derric Miller/HardRockHaven.com
— HARD ROCK HAVEN
"This Band is a MUST SEE...You can't believe it when you see them and you don't forget them...NYC is The Purpose...NYC is The Future" — Rock City News
— ROCK CITY NEWS
"Tommy is an INSANE guitarist...N.Y.C. is a band that MUST be seen Live!" — Ben Cole (Daddario strings)
— BEN COLE