Among Criminals has been working their way from the ground on their own blood and sweat. Self touring with 800 shows in 6 years with no outside help. Currently releasing 2 albums with Producer Jim Salamone (Rolling Stones, Temptations) and chuck Treece (Pearl Jam , Billy Joel).
Their combination of Clash-esque Reggae Punk, catchy choruses and an extremely intense live show makes this band a force to be reckoned with. Playing the biggest stages in the region including the electric Factory (2000 cap.) TLA (1000 Cap) House of Blues (2000 cap) with bands like The Dirty Heads, SOJA, Young The Giant, Portugal The Man, Bedouin Soundclash, State Radio, Old Crow Medicine Show, Soulive, Members of Dispatch, Jello Biafra of Dead Kennedys, Rebelution, Zach Deputy, Fear Nuttin Band, CKY, Big D and the Kids Table, Westbound Train, Zox, Giant Panda, Johns Browns Body, Jah Works, and Easy Star Allstars. They have also been featured on Phillys own WXPN, Radio 1045, The River in Boston, and NBC 10s 10! Show, and have been selected to showcase at NACA's Northeast Conference. A Planetary Radio Campaign shows 148 out of 150 stations adding them and charting on most of the stations.
The distinct, clear and pure musicality of the album reinforces the technical talent of the musicians and the good ear of a skilled producer, while communicating intelligent lyrics and important social messages. - Beyond Race Magazine
Bounce with brains: the reggae moves your hips; their lyrics feed your mind. - Joe Student, Philly Edge