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What is clear from the tracks on this album, which happens to be their fourth to date, is that Sean and Brad have ears for tunes and for adding atmosphere to them. The songs are all relatively compact and never turn to Dream Theater showcasing of instrumental virtuosity. Moreover, their music indeed reflects the feel that Damn the Machine songs have and that can as well be found, in a lighter shade, in Fates Warning's music. It has a catchyness combined with heavyness without ever getting too metal for their (or anyone's) good and contains clever songwriting that has an appeal of its own. Whether it's in the vocal lines of opener Un-Fare for the Common Man, the Fates Warning like intro to Dr. Manhattan or the way the voices work together in that track, both songwriters always have ears for the development of the song and the way the listeners get into it. They do know how to write songs! - Marcel Hartemburg, DPRP

Strange Land are a three piece who certainly like to make a lot of noise with their cerebral progressive rock/metal ... well, I said noise? Yes, but I meant it in a good way, as the Wisconsin-based band pays a lot of attention also to melody, not only to the complexity of guitar riffs. - Igor Italiani, progressiveworld.net

Catharsis is solid metal with a melodic and progressive edge. Strange Land don't try and bludgeon the listener to death with long instrumental passages and overly lengthy songs, but instead have crafted an album with memorable tunes that contain plenty of variety, textures, and thump. - Pete Pardo, Sea Of Tranquility

With their own brand of hard rocking compositions, it’s a difficult task trying to describe their sound. I like to think of it as King’s X, Fates Warning, and Dream Theater hanging out at a King Crimson show. - Dr. Music

Fans of “heavy prog power” have come to the right place here. - Nice, Hellspawn.de

By this time, I was in thought, pondering how this festival had exceeded my expectations tenfold. This band in particular increased the enumeration. - USA Progressive Music

Strange Land is a band that moves in all directions, never letting the listener get too comfortable - Asher, Hard and Heavy Online

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