"...a satisfying chunk of prog metal/power metal"
"...A very interesting album, without weakness, eleven prog metal tunes to savor without restraint"
"Vocally superb, Lyrically supreme and the music is a pure state of genius."
"...an essential ProgMetal Album for your collection".
"...This is a great disc...it's all prog and quite strong prog at that".
“A romping, melodic roller coaster ride of angular twists and turns as intellectually satisfying as it is viscerally breathtaking.”
"There's much talent here, without a doubt"
"Some very innovative material here and Unified Past is a name that prog fans old and new would be well advised to check out.
“...As good a slab of the genre as you’re likely to find.”
“A production that should see the band establishing a reach towards a fairly broad sized audience.”
"I must say I was impressed...For all those out there who appreciate solid prog, this is one album worth a shot."
"An album that boasts of healthy creativity and a mood for improvisation. 4/5 stars"
"An enthralling and magnetic adventure"
“Brilliant and fantastic, an amazing album and band, highly recommendable...”
“Spots” is one hell of a Progressive Rock/Metal release that will easily be in the top 10 prog albums of 2013.”
"...If you like your prog on the heavy side Unified Past will be well worth your time. they are certainly a band to watch out for. Easily recommended!"
"... A true smorgasbord of musical styles that meld into a very satisfying style that is uniquely Unified Past. Any true fans of progressive music who are not already fans of this band should jump on the bandwagon as soon as possible."
"You too will enjoy the music on "Spots"...Great stuff!
“Superb musicianship throughout, tight 'stop on a dime' tempo changes, powerhouse drumming and gut thumping bass, excellent vocal harmonies, and melodic hooks that counterpoint the frenzied fretboard gymnastics. “Spots” is highly recommended for fans of progressive metal. ”
“Unified Past's Spots offers what's best about melodic progressive rock: musical entertainment and intrigue delivered by exceptionally talented musicians. Easily recommended. ”
"A heavy metal progressive manifesto"
“The Unified Past of this band combines the fruits of legendary sounds with the excitement in finding something new that transcends time and space. This is one of the best albums of 2013.”
“Good instrumental exhibitions, demonstrating a mastery of the instruments in complex rhythms and melodies of great progressive flavor”