"They're one of N.C.'s most exciting new bands, period." Blurt Magazine July 2011...

“SoundTrack Web Extra: You Dirty Rats | Asheville Arts and Entertainment | Mountain Xpress www.mountainx.com If you’ve heard You Dirty Rats live (and you should), this EP won’t come as a complete surprise — but the band does have a few recording tricks up its collective sleeve resulting in an album that’s both polished and raucous. MTN XPRESS Oct 2010”

Mountain Xpress

“You Dirty Rats' first self-titled EP is without doubt a solid, fun to listen to rock album. But more than that, I think it's indicative (or perhaps even definitive) of an "Asheville Rock Sound." Brent Fleury”

"F***ing Awesome!" Woody Wood

ASheville Times

“Pin striped, criminal, and diseased. I dig it. Sounds as if you're stretching your boundaries. I dig it.”

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