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“On this, the third Psyatics album, songwriter/vocalist/bassist Rob Bell delves into these demons and brings them into the light, sharing disturbing tales of the evil that we humans do to each other, ranging from the plights of serial killers to the passionate throes of violent relationships. Here Rob is joined by longtime cohort, guitar/noiseman Jack Ball along with new skin basher, Mark Bartschi (veteran of innumerable bands, including the Swank Bastards and the Pussyrammers), replacing original drummer Jimmy Krah... Mark's newness seems to have reinvigorated the band, both live and in the studio and this record has a fiercely dark energy to it. These cats have been pals as well as one of my fave current bands ever since I first saw them back in 2012 - and this is another fantastic slab of modern garage madness that I highly recommend!”

Rich Coffee - Rich's R'n'R Rants & Raves

“The Las Vegas trio kick up an exciting – and quite eclectic – noise on their third album, ‘Famous Monsters’. For the most part, theirs is a driving punk-influenced style, with Rob Bell’s shouty vocals displaying a vaguely manic edge, which proves the ideal vehicle for the dark, obsessive and at times outright crazed lyrics.... They’re kings of the strolling bassline, too. They bring some old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll action to the table, while a sax is paired with jittery, stuttering guitar line jammed over a funk-tinged and tight as hell groove on ‘You Killed Me First’. The swampy surf garage of ‘Burnt Offerings’ provides one of a number of raucous highlights. A couple of covers are thrown in for good measure, with the rockabilly groove of ‘I Like to Die’ (The Drags) and ‘I Can’t Stand It’ (Velvet Underground) bolstering a strong set.”

Christopher Nosnibor - Whisperin and Hollerin

“This trio composed of Rob Bell on bass and vocals, Jack Ball on guitar, and Jimmy Krah on drums, powered through a set reminiscent of Violent Femmes meets Sonny Vincent. Their sixth-sense chemistry is clearly evident in the way they effortlessly play their songs, all while looking so fucking cool and making the crowd move. Jack Ball’s Gretsch Black Falcon and I made intense eye contact throughout their set. It helped that he, along with the rest of the band, spectacularly played their instruments. The Psyatics are definitely a band to catch live!”

Alan Madigral - Punks In Vegas

““Sham 69 were OK, but the drummer didn't play one song correctly. Seriously. Not one. They played every song I expected them to do, and some that I forgot they do. Meh. The surprise of the night for me was The Psyatics. Where the fuck did these guys come from? They had a sound similar to bands like the Devil Dogs, or the New Bomb Turks, and I was digging it! They opened up with an amazing song that brought everybody that was outside smoking to the inside of the bar to check them out, and I later found out the opening song was a Sam & Dave cover. Brilliant!! I was majorly impressed and look forward to seeing and hearing more from them.””

Gilbert Estrada - Onethirtyeight.org

“ The Psyatics – Oderint Dum Metuant Outhouse Eagle, 2013 A wild mesh of garage-rock with blues-rock, punk energy and dirty rock’n'roll, there exists much power amid this noisy, sometimes manic album. The vocals howl and yelp, and the music often follows suit, though they bring in a violin and somehow blend it in seamlessly. A mixed bag of sounds and genres all rolled up into an explosive and calculated listen, if I didn’t know better I’d say John Reis was involved. ”

Tom Haugen - INFORTY

“The Psyatics are a swingin', brand-spankin' new LV garage combo made up of Rob Bell on bass & voice, Jimmy Krah on drums (both formerly of the Yeller Bellies, a rockabilly group, though Rob played mandolin!) and guitar wiz Jack Ball. Absolutely kick-ass from start to finish and definitely destined to become a Las Vegas legend!”

Rich Coffee - Rich's R'n'R Rants & Raves

“Bell and Krah previously made a name for themselves locally in the Yeller Bellies, a raucous, country fried rockabilly troupe that became one of Vegas' more heated live acts over the course of their roughly four years together. With The Psyatics, the visceral, unhinged energy of the Yeller Bellies remains intact, but it's blasted out in different directions. "I'm a healthy connoisseur of sin," Bell howls on "Death of Me," a down and dirty rock 'n' roll striptease where Bell gives voice to vice. Elsewhere, the band sounds like the '60s "Nuggets" series on nitrous on the hair flingin' freakout "Stole Your Girl".The common denominator among it all: raw power. ”

Jason Bracelin - Las Vegas Review-Journal

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“The Las Vegas trio kick up an exciting – and quite eclectic – noise on their third album, ‘Famous Monsters’. For the most part, theirs is a driving punk-influenced style, with Rob Bell’s shouty vocals displaying a vaguely manic edge, which proves the ideal vehicle for the dark, obsessive and at times outright crazed lyrics.... They’re kings of the strolling bassline, too. They bring some old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll action to the table, while a sax is paired with jittery, stuttering guitar line jammed over a funk-tinged and tight as hell groove on ‘You Killed Me First’. The swampy surf garage of ‘Burnt Offerings’ provides one of a number of raucous highlights. A couple of covers are thrown in for good measure, with the rockabilly groove of ‘I Like to Die’ (The Drags) and ‘I Can’t Stand It’ (Velvet Underground) bolstering a strong set.”

Christopher Nosnibor - Whisperin and Hollerin

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