Over the last couple of years, power trio Castle Black have put out a series of ferociously smart, edgy short albums. Watching the group develop from a promising, messy punk band into a sleek, relentlessly dark, complicated beast has been one of the real feel-good stories in the ever-shrinking New York rock scene.”

”The title track is a creepy, sabretoothed masterpiece ... “ “It’s one of the half-dozen best songs of 2019 so far ...
— Delarue, NY Music Daily

Five tunes from one of the best bands that exists today certainly isn’t enough, but Castle Black make the most of this quick listen as they find a unique spot between grunge, punk and New Wave. Each song here highlights something different about their extensive talent, from atmosphere and rhythm to driving, charged, melodic intensity and even a ballad of sorts with bursts of abrupt fury.
— Tom Haugen, New Noise Magazine


In a world that lives in a bubble of unspeakable acts and in a time that few artists speak through music for social issues comes CASTLE BLACK with ‘Sierra’. Taking to issue all of the tremors that are shaking the world today with the punk and tone strong voices can only make, you feel the entirety of the pain felt by many and more than you can imagine.
— Uncivil Revolt