"This album is definitely a bass players wet dream." - MetalInjection.com

"...the real star of The Barnacle Cordious is bassist Dustin Treinen. He plays with a ferocity that brings to mind Dan Briggs on speed, yet adds in a funk-infused sound to the proceedings that force the listener to sit up and pay attention." HeavyMetal.About.com

"The biggest praise I have though is the noticeable bass playing from Dustin Treinen... Treinen is taking bass to a whole new level..." - Review Buster