Back in 2015, John described the band's sound as 1916 meets 1977, referencing both the Irish Uprising and the heyday of Old School Punk Rock. Influential Celtic Punk podcast, Shite&Onions, described the band's style as "snot, spit and safety-pins punk rock of the 1982 variety being held ransom by a manic, whiskey swigging highland piper."
"The second full length album from New York’s Alternative Ulster is thirteen songs of Celtic pride, humor and defiance. Powerful and raw and driven by Great Highland Pipes!" - London Celtic Punks
"This is probably the sound Sir Henry de Bohun heard when Robert The Bruce split his head in two with a battle-axe at Bannockburn – skull crushing and wailing bagpipes." - Shite & Onions