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Undercover Rabbis / Press

“From the melancholy vibe of 'Rocket To Space' to the epic lyrics of 'Atillah', Undercover Rabbis blend ambient rock textures and impassioned rhymes to create a compelling,well-conceived hard rock album.”

“Electric Sand by Undercover Rabbis is unique to say the least. It only makes sense that these guys come from a vast wasteland of weirdness; New Jersey! (I can say this being born and raised in the great Garbage State). Opening track Rocket to space has a mystical beginning before shifting to spoken word halfway through. The song is dynamic and they keep it familiar enough to keep you engaged. Undercover Rabbis keep their experimental weirdness going right onto the track Aurora Borealis, which is something I could really get on board with. Sometimes I too have unusual taste, but I thought the song was quite good. Next cut Attilah has some nice riffage and timing changes. Vocals on the record are very theatrical in my opinion. But I'm a big fan of Ghost; and they also have what I consider to be a slight mismatch of vocals vs. music. The final song Goodbye Sky Captain is an instrumental well played and well crafted. Overall I liked the record. If you need a nice change of pace or a mystic”

“Electric Sand has more riffs than you're going to know what to do with, little surprises here and there that'll keep you on your toes and operatic, occasionally spoken vocals that simply enthrall. If you're looking for something mindlessly heavy and passive, then Electric Sand probably isn't your thing. However, if you're looking for a mental movie that plays out like a symphony routed through a Tube Screamer, then you're in luck.”

“lovingly diverse, instincts ranging from Pissed Jeans (latter half of "Rocket to Space") to melodic Deafheaven ("Aurora Borealis")”

“Undercover Rabbis are a vehicle for guitarist/vocalist Steven Klett, who shows that 10 minute, guitar-driven songs, do have a place in modern rock.”

“Looking for a throwback, doom riding band that prays at the dark altar of Black Sabbath? Clifton, NJ primarily instrumental trio Undercover Rabbis have got you covered with their latest effort Empires, which could easily serve as the soundtrack to the coming of The Four Horsemen.”

“It’s the kind of thing you’ll find yourself coming back to over and over and appreciating more each time.”

“Undercover Rabbis are one of those bands that don’t fit into a specific genre, instead opting to go down their own route and leave everyone guessing as to how they’re going to follow it. The album on offer here isn’t one which follows any convention or copies any band, instead presenting a sound which will confound, surprise, and leave you wondering what’s coming next. I’ll be interested in keeping an eye on these guys to see what comes next, I think it’s going to be an interesting ride! ”