“Dreamy sounds and a voice from a different world"
- Side-Line.com
“Soaring vocal, Andy Bell of Erasure caliber vocal range..."
- Post-Punk.com
“An intense, theatrical post-punk sound that seamlessly blends a variety of influences"
- Chaos Control Digizine
"Grinding and engaging"
- Here Comes Floyd
“The Ritualists transport you to a world surging with dark waves both dramatic and familiar"
- Tankboy
"A whole new level of amazing.  A debut album that is beyond impressive"
- Rock and Roll Fables
"A slew of celebratory anthem after anthem"
- At Capacity
"Hooks galore and catchy choruses"
- Sound the Sirens Magazine
"Everything you like about the glamorous side of rock music make "Painted People" a dazzling album
- Plattentests.de
"A bittersweet symposium made of dark synths and psychedelic guitars"
- Music to Die For
"Gothic Art Rock!"
- Rock at Night