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Riverside - Begin Recording New Album, Expected In September

Good news from Riverside. The Polish progressive metallers have announced on their official website that the recording of the band's seventh album has begun. This is also their first record as a trio, without founding guitarist Piotr Grudzinski, who passed away two years ago. A tentative release date of this album has been set for September 2018.

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Source: riversideband.pl
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Posted: 08.04.2018 by MetalManic | Comments (3)


Riverside - Confirmed For Cruise To The Edge 2019

Prog rock icons Yes revealed details for the next installment of the Cruise To The Edge.

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Band profile: Riverside
Posted: 05.04.2018 by D.T. Metal | Comments (1)


Riverside - New Album Coming This Year

Riverside's frontman Mariusz Duda has shared some news regarding the future plans for the progressive band. In a message posted on his Facebook page, the bassist/vocalist revealed that a new Riverside album is set to drop this year! This will be their first album since Love, Fear And The Time Machine (2015) and, of course, the first since the passing of guitarist Piotr Grudzinski in 2016.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Riverside
Posted: 12.01.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Riverside - Confirmed For Midsummer Prog Festival 2018

Riverside are the first band announced for the 2018 edition of the Midsummer Prog Festival. The Polish proggers also confirmed that they will have new material ready next year. The event will take place at the outdoor Openluchttheater in Valkenburg, The Netherlands, on June 23rd, 2018 with many more bands yet to be announced.

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Band profile: Riverside
Posted: 24.07.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Riverside - Summer Appearances And More Shows Confirmed

After a successful European tour in May, progressive masters Riverside have announced their upcoming live dates for 2017 which include summer festival appearances. Frontman Mariusz Duda is also busy preparing his new fifth solo album, Fractured, coming in October 2017.

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Source: insideoutmusic.com
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Posted: 10.07.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Riverside - Announce European Tour

After recently announcing two special and by now completely sold out comeback tribute shows in the band's hometown of Warsaw, Poland for February, prog masters Riverside are delighted to announce a next European tour for April/May 2017. The band will perform with a guest guitarist and slowly return.

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Source: insideoutmusic.com
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Posted: 28.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Riverside - Keyboardist Michał Łapaj Starting Solo Project

In the shades of the loss of his long-time bandmate Piotr Grudziński, Riverside's Michał Łapaj has announced that he is starting his own side project. Michał has invited the eager fans to track his new official Facebook page for any upcoming news.

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Posted: 07.10.2016 by Kais | Comments (0)


Riverside - Stream First Track Of New Album

Those who waited patiently enough can rejoice as Riverside are now streaming the first track off their upcoming instrumental album, Eye Of The Soundscape: "Where The River Flows". It is the very first snippet to deliever a more ambient and electronic tone by the Polish trio. Give it a listen, and tell us what you think!

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Posted: 30.09.2016 by Kais | Comments (5)


Riverside - Moving Forward As A Trio

A few days ago, Riverside promised to make an official statement regarding their future and today came the announcement to lay many fans' fears to rest. The band will continue as a trio and guitarist Piotr Grudziński will not be replaced. Instead, session guitarists, "who are our friends, whom we know and like," will help out in the studio and on stage.

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Posted: 23.09.2016 by Nimlot | Comments (10)


Riverside - Announce 'Eye Of The Soundscape' Release

Polish prog masters Riverside have just released a special 5.1 mix version of their current, 6th studio album, Love, Fear And The Time Machine (2015) via InsideOutMusic. The release comes as CD+DVD digipak with slightly modified artwork by Travis Smith. Meanwhile, Riverside continue to be productive and have just announced the release of a complementary instrumental album they have been working on entitled Eye Of The Soundscape on October 21st, 2016 via InsideOutMusic. The release again features cover artwork by Travis Smith and 13 experimental and highly atmospheric compositions, which showcase their ambient electronic side. See all the details below.

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Source: insideoutmusic.com
Band profile: Riverside
Posted: 14.08.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Riverside - Latest Album 5.1 Mix Version Coming In July

As they promised, Riverside are releasing a 5.1 mix version of their current album Love, Fear And The Time Machine (2015). This special edition of the band's latest acclaimed 6th studio album will be released via the band's longtime label partner InsideOutMusic worldwide on July 22nd, 2016 as CD+DVD digipak with slightly modified artwork. Check out the front cover by Travis Smith with the tracklist as well.

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Source: insideoutmusic.com
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Posted: 21.06.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Riverside - To Release Biography, Stream New Single

After announcing that an instrumental album is in the works, Polish progressive masterminds Riverside will soon release their official biography! The news was announced a few days ago on their Facebook page in Polish. The biography will be written by Maurice Nowakowski, and will be titled "Sen w Wysokiej Rozdzielczości" ("A Dream In High Definition"). There is no precise release date for the biography, but the band wrote that it will be published at the end of the year.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Riverside
Posted: 27.05.2016 by Kais | Comments (3)


Riverside - To Release Instrumental Album In Memory Of Piotr Grudziński

Riverside are going through a decidedly dark and difficult time after the unexpected and sudden passing of guitarist Piotr Grudziński, but remain determined to release the album they've had their minds set on for a while. The as yet untitled release will bring to the forefront a sound that has thus far only been complementary to larger releases, finding its way onto bonus discs. The band, since its inception, has been experimenting with this type of ambient and progressive electronic music and has accumulated a lot of material they wish to dedicate to Piotr and share with their listeners before the year's out.

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Posted: 11.03.2016 by Nimlot | Comments (3)


Riverside - Cancel All 2016 Confirmed Shows

Understandably, Riverside have decided to cancel all of their scheduled shows for this year, following the passing of guitarist Piotr Grudzinski due to a cardiac arrest, as just revealed by the prog group. They were set to embark on a Polish tour in April and play at some festivals as well. This is a difficult time for the band but they will still go on with their planned releases for this year. If they will continue as a band after that, only time will tell.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Riverside
Posted: 03.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Riverside - Guitarist Deceased This Morning

It's with great sadness that Polish progressive metallers Riverside announce the passing of Piotr Grudzinski, guitarist since the band's inception in 2001. Piotr was 40 years old.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 21.02.2016 by Bad English | Comments (52)