Jansen’s Jamz Review 
“Their latest single showcases their signature musical blend with gusto. With fierce electric blues guitar, gripping percussion, smoking sax bridge and forceful, passionate and rugged vocals, this is a beautifully crafted piece of energetic rock ‘n’ roll, with boot-stompin’ country running through its veins.” 
~Jansen’s Jamz
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Moxie Pop Review 
“Stylistically reminiscent of the late 80’s mode of bombastic Nashville production, Rachel & The Ruckus conspire to make one yearn for their glory days. With the lead single “Water & Oil,” one can easily imagine popping a $10 bill into the standard digital jukebox housed inside a honky-tonk dive…” 
~Jake Tully, MoxiePop.com
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Huffington Post Review 
“Rachel & The Ruckus blend rock, blues, country western, funk and soul elements into what is most aptly described as blues rock…If you’re into bluesy rock with a country flavor, then Rachel & The Ruckus are just what the doctor ordered.”      ~Randy Radic, Huffington Post
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Obscure Sound Review 
“Denver-based act Rachel & The Ruckus pursue a vein of rock rooted in blues, country, funk, and soul — casting a sound comparable to Grace Potter and The Black Crowes. Rachel Alena impresses on lead vocals with a fierce delivery”
~Mike Mineo, Obscure Sound
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Pure M Magazine Interview 
Thank you to Eileen Shapiro of Pure M for this fine interview with Rachel Alena!
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Tattoo.com Interview
If you’re a fan of artists such as Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town, then Rachel & the Ruckus is next up for your list if you’re interested in a Country/Rock fix.”
~ Jessica Golich, Tattoo.com 
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Indie Pulse Music Interview 
“The Sweet, Sweet Blues and the Soul of a Rock & Roll Heart”
IndiePulse Interview with Rachel of RACHEL & THE RUCKUS      
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Romeo PR PhotoMusic Reviews By Michael 
Sauntering & full of sizzle, Rachel and her band slides into your feet, and you wont be standing still for long. With a bass guitar that walks and slides while drums hop through a set of blues rock you will find your heart falling in love with the voice of an angel.
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110 P Rock Logo100 Percent Rock Magazine Review
As bluesy and soulful as it is eclectic and catchy, Rachel & The Ruckus’ debut, self-titled EP is a neat little collection of slick, radio-friendly tunes that should open plenty of doors for them…      Read More

Rockwired LogoRockwired Review & Podcast
Many will make distinctions between country music and blues but for the band RACHEL AND THE RUCKUS, it’s all rock n roll to them. The Denver-based band fronted by lead singer RACHEL ALENA have just released…       Read More

Xombie Woof LogoXombiewoof Magazine Article
Track From the Critically-Acclaimed Debut Album Rachel & The Ruckus meets public and industry with excitement. “A song about the power of being positive in the face of adversity and negativity”…      Read More

Little AXS logoAXS.com Review
Rachel & The Ruckus release ‘Bounce’ from their debut disc… Alena describes “Bounce” as “a song about the power of being positive in the face of adversity and negativity. It’s about how people are prone to saying one thing to your face, but then secretly want to…      Read More

Listen Up Denver Interview
Whether it’s raising two kids, voicing over Cinderella, or singing in a band, Rachel Alena of the band Rachel & The Ruckus is surely something. An inspiring story of a life in L.A. and a musical journey to Colorado is just the beginning. Being introduced to music at a young age helped Rachel Alena through a life of songwriting, singing, and winning one of the best songs of the year in 2014’s COMBO songwriting contest for “Leave Your Light On.”       Read More

Summit Daily 

Q&A with Rachel Alena from Boulder-band Rachel & the Ruckus      Read More

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