'Rubbersidedown, an upwardly mobile San Francisco band that sounds ready for arenas.' -- San Jose Mercury News 'With melodic, guitar-driven songs and insightful lyrics tinged with pain, highlights of American Romantic include the lovesick 'Echoes of London'....the desperate 'Where'd You Go'.... and the resilient 'Broken'.....sensual bass lines, penetrating guitars...' -- Metro Active '....alt songs flavored with early Brit punk, psychedelic kicks, grinding grooves, and yes, scorching guitar....This is a smart, cohesive, professional rock band. And they've got the right vocalist. Listening to Kevin Casey sing, you'd think Bon got restless, crashed a Matchbox 20 show, shoved Rob Thomas aside, and took over. It's a rock radio-ready voice with an alluring rough edge.....Their live shows must be fun.' -- Indie-Music.com 'From the first blam of the guitars, and the hit of the drums on the opening song, 'Black Mountain.Road', this band got my attention....(lead singer and rhythm guitar player Kevin) Casey possesses that rare blend of bad boy appeal mixed with genuine enthusiasm for his music, his band and his especially his audience that spells rock star. He's not a poser. Bowie, Stephen Tyler and Jon Bon Jovi still have it, Michael Hutchense from INXS, (who Casey is reminiscent of vocally) had it in spades, and Casey clearly had that intangible torch in his grasp. So I stuck around. And the songs pulled me in..' -- Kimberlye Gold, GrapevineCulture, live show review, February 2004 '...they have the riffs and lyrics to take them all the way to VH1. The basics of the rhythm- section provide a solid sonic backdrop for the romantic ruminations of singer Kevin Casey.' -- Bay Area Buzz Magazine 'We were immediately struck by what we heard; tuneful guitar-driven pop songs arranged to highlight infectious melodies and punctuated by concise guitar solos.' -- Drums! Magazine.