"Aside from the obvious black and death metal influences, there's also an abundance of doomy, swaggering groove to be found on tracks like 'Unrequited' and 'Erotema.' If you listen closely enough, you can even occasionally hear a smidge of Phil Anselmo in Bill Calomiris' vocal delivery. There's not a single song that exceeds four minutes, and the result is an EP that's brief but also incredibly focused and intense..."
"Best Metal Songs of 2014... Sonic obliteration."
"These Washington, D.C. lads have sludge-meat stuck to their death metal skeleton... Ridiculously awesome."
"Like a towering slab of granite... laying down thick layers of foreboding on those who dare listen."
"Gloom are a D.C.-based band who kick major fucking ass... An exciting amalgam of all metal styles."
–Gun Shy Assassin
"Full of thick grooves with death metal-tinged twists."
"Downtuned aggression, death metal, and atmosphere."