“Their unique brand of "string metal" is definitely something not to be missed. Rocks Like: Godspeed You Black Emperor, Apocalyptica, Baroness.”
"...have crafted an innovative style, showcasing their shredding chops on violin and cello."
“...one of the Bay Area's most inventive bands is still exploring the limits of the sound it calls "string metal" — and inspiring a new crop of rockers to embrace their inner Vivaldis.”
“This Weeks Best Albums: July 31st 2012. No matter its output, Judgement Day seems to content to challenge itself and leave no stone unturned — while taking us along for the ride.”
“...the band's most diverse and hard-hitting material to date.”
“...plays like a mash up of classical music, Lord of the Rings Inspired new age, and orchestral backing tracks from a big budget metal album.”
“The band continues to grow with their “no guitar” policy, featuring only cello, violin and drums. Needless to say, this 14-song album takes the listener on an exotic journey.”
“Who needs guitar to make a hard rock record? Certainly not Bay Area trio Judgement Day, an instrumental outfit who manage a blistering sound using only violin, cello and drums.”
“...takes the concepts of what makes metal, well, metal and plays with them, ending up with something that is quite fascinating.”
“...Judgement Day has reemerged with an acoustic album, Polar Shift, that deviates from its electrically enhanced material — all without sacrificing its dark, metal-washed sound.”
“...we have a premiere of one of its best and most demonic tracks. "Demon Fire" FREE MP3 download.”
“8 must see concerts this week.”
“Violin-cello-drum Judgement Day has evolved a sound to rival Metallica.”
"...a very fun album that is great for those who want some metal without the crushing distortion."