"[...] the four-song Locked Forever transforms Vagina Vangi’s lurching slow burn into an roiling hell: aggressive and sexy synth jams that owe a bit to witch house but never feel beholden to it [...]"
"Benighted United" may have hinted at Vagina Vangi’s potential, but Locked Forever makes the promise outright. What a difference a few months can make."
"Call it 'witchhouse,' call it 'deathgaze,' call it 'doomtronic,' call it whatever you want (please don't actually call it 'doomtronic' though). Vagina Vangi, Russia's most charmingly named one-man gothgazer, has crafted some pretty massive dirges..."
"Vagina Vangi, a Russian combo whose sweeping, neo-gothic stadium pop sounds like Siouxsie Sioux fronting the evil twins of Daft Punk and Sparks."