"Oil Boom remains a North Texas band on the rise."
"Gold Yeller shows the band with a new swagger...the EP's six songs are all solid and each could be used as a single..."
"They’ve built a stylish brand of roots rock with a garage band edge, quirky pop influences and they have put together a hell of an EP."
"...one of North Texas' strongest upstart rock bands..."
"Sometimes fate drops palate cleansing morsels of hope when you need them the most. Thank you, Oil Boom. We've needed Black Waxy."
" It's obvious to my ears that they do a few things rather well."
"Black Waxy is also a pretty phenomenal listen—and one that's not afraid of poking a little fun at itself in the process."
"Black Waxy is a terrific calling card, a record that can be used to augment Oil Boom’s ferocious live shows."
"Rare is the debut recording that neatly encapsulates why you should care about a particular band, such as Oil Boom and its six-song maiden voyage, Black Waxy."
“Dallas threesome Oil Boom points the way forward, with its blues-rock power, the proverbial spark that sets everything ablaze. ”
"Local band Oil Boom plays a kick ass blend of blues and rock that makes you want to move."
“Oil Boom hits pay dirt for former Rounders”
"Oil Boom produce a Texas-size sound"
"Local Edge Approved"
“The band's Midwestern embrace of hard, elemental rock tinged with a hint of Americana rust evokes such critically acclaimed acts as the Black Keys or, closer to home, Fort Worth's own expert fusionists, Josh Weathers and the True+Endeavors.”