"...the epic song lengths, the complex structures, the theatrical elements, the unexpected detours... No three-chord pop ditties here."
-Andy Vineberg, The Intelligencer
"Strong songwriting sits at the heart of this complex, emotional and ambitious endeavor... Rausch refuses to get stuck in a style and plough anyone's furrow."
-Andrew Cottrell, Background Magazine
"Bombastic, theatrical, subdued, adventurous, intense... what an outstanding piece of art this is."
-Jon Neudorf, Sea of Tranquility
"Rausch embraces an all-consuming, expansive scope on the theatrical fury of 'BOOK II.'"
-Jeremy Vaughn, Skope Magazine
"the most apparent display of RAUSCH's excellence are the vocals of Doug Rausch... a sonic buffet"
-Jacob Aiden, Jamsphere Magazine
"...a composer and musician of great depth and quality... you'll listen... over and over again, discovering new layers each time."
-Mark Boardman, Sonic Perspectives