Seven7 - Under Eye
bassplayersunited.com - 10/10
De Profundis - A Bleak Reflection
"[The album’s] almost addictive, doomy resonance promises adulation from metal fans of all varieties."
"... a major step forward from a first-class band."
" ...a very special album, difficult to classify well in its complexity, beautifully produced and masterfully executed and composed..." - HeavyWorlds.it
"It is a giant who stands before us, massive and powerful, but yet all in subtlety..."
"The real magic is in the combination [of the ingredients]."
"If you're looking for the 'Challenging metal record of the year’, I think we've just found it in "A Bleak Reflection"."
metalcentre.com - 9/10
Seven7 - Try Something Different
The Separation - Retire Your Engines
"This could be the sound of The Separation just revving their engines. Don't bet against them taking the chequered flag..."
"Well on their way to making a real name for themselves"
"If you're sick of bands who are afraid to break out of the constraints of what punk and rock can offer then these guys are worth checking out"
"A distinctly English edge that first made Hundred Reasons and Reuben so exciting"
"There's a sense of fun to 'Retire Your Engines' and I can imagine their live gigs are performed with a smile on their faces"
"The Separation are a post-hardcore band that chuck in a load of rock styles, from punk to stadium rock."
"At times it reminds me of Reuben or the early Hundred Reasons EPs"
"The Separation's debut album has an infectious sense of energy"
"So, what are the stand out tracks? Hard to choose because I like them all"
"Live review - 7/10"
"The Separation...charge through their chaotic post-hardcore set, spooning melodic riffs over the top like whipped cream"
"Their debut album is a huge effort, which hits all the right places at all the right times."
"Hard edged riffs, broad vocals and some clean artwork."
"The Separation wield an asset to distinguish them from a mighty crowded arena"
"There's plenty to herald within this debut album"
"Mark Bartlett's impassioned vocals veer from SoCal emo-scraping intonations to considerable ire at the flick of a switch"
"For fans of: Motion City Soundtrack, Billy Talent, Rise Against"