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Riverside is the name of at least five different bands:

1. A band from Warsaw, Poland, founded in 2001 by Mariusz Duda (bass guitar, vocal), Piotr Grudziński (electric guitar) and Piotr Kozieradzki (drums), who shared a love for and . Up to 2003 Jacek Mielnicki was playing keyboard in the band, but some conflicts led him to leave the band, and in the same year the new keyboardist Michał Łapaj joined. Following their 2003 debut Out Of Myself, the band were signed by major prog label InsideOut, releasing Second Life Syndrome in 2005. Riverside’s music has been described as a mix between, Pink Floyd, Anathema, Opeth, and Dream Theater, containing long, ethereal keyboard-laden passages and heavy, crunchy metal riffs. Rapid Eye Movement was leaked on the internet in August 2007, and was released in the end of September in Europe, October 09 in the US. In the summer of 2007 Riverside supported Dream Theater in the European leg of their tour.

In 2009 they released their album Anno Domini High Definition. Mariusz Duda had the following to say about the album on January 27, 2009: “We have gone from Warsaw, we have changed the studio and the producer. We care deeply about creating a coherent record and that is why most probably there are only going to be five songs on it. The material will be energetic, multifarious, and - I hope so - very good for live performances. It will be a story about liquid modernity, life in a constant hurry, stress and anxiety about the future. A picture of our times in 1920 x 1080 definition.”


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  • miotailtmilidh

    Been waiting to see Riverside for years! Now seen them twice in just over a year. Well worth the wait! Amazing in both Glasgow and Edinburgh! I can't wait to see them back in Scotland!!!

    17 Apr 8:00am Reply
  • leifel

    Parasomnia from Rapid Eye Movement is pure perfection. It kicks me off this planet like I've never been here at all.

    11 Apr 1:38pm Reply
  • Margelle

    thats not Riverside on yt...

    1 Apr 8:00pm Reply
  • mark4all

    Pure perfection

    14 Mar 1:49pm Reply

    Is there a decent bootleg from Second Life Syndrome era?

    1 Mar 2:16pm Reply
  • michciu4

    Second Life Syndrome is best to begin with, ADHD if you want something heavier

    28 Feb 6:25pm Reply
  • Darkes7

    I'd say Second Life Syndrome or Rapid Eye Movement, they are the most balanced in terms of the mellow/heavy aspects. Out of Myself and SoNGS are mostly softer, ADHD is the most energetic by far.

    24 Feb 12:42am Reply
  • proggart

    "Out Of Myself"

    19 Feb 7:07pm Reply
  • KungFuHamster__

    Best album to start with?

    18 Feb 7:13pm Reply
  • Thradar

    Soooooooooooooooooo good.

    2 Feb 6:45pm Reply
  • Devildom

    I adore this band, their's music is epicness! А-а-аще!)

    23 Jan 2:06pm Reply
  • ManOfMuchMetal

    I awarded 'SONGS' a spot in my Top 20 albums for 2013. Here's why:

    23 Jan 12:35pm Reply
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    20 Jan 10:11pm Reply
  • mahdud

    However you feel, Riverside is the best tune you can hear.

    19 Jan 7:09am Reply
  • stonerpotter

    You can't beat riverside. Getting better day by day with every single album.

    16 Jan 7:34pm Reply
  • rascal0pl

    Nie spodziewałem się po polakach czegoś takiego. Mega pozytywne zaskoczenie, w końcu jakiś polski rock o da się słuchać, bez stękania i 2 akordowych "pioseneczek". Out of Myself - album mistrzostwo. Jednocześnie jestem mega zadowolony, że teksty nie są po polsku. Nasz język jest ohydny w śpiewie.

    14 Jan 6:20pm Reply
  • lejk_ap_nijo

    Fuck S.O.N.G.S. I still don't get this album.

    14 Jan 1:35pm Reply
  • epistan

    Okładka "SoNGS" znalazła się wśród najlepszych polskich okładek 2013 roku! "SoNGS" album cover was voted as one of the best polish album covers of 2013!

    10 Jan 8:02am Reply
  • Sljoza

    Świetna muzyka ale szkoda że teksty nie są po polsku.

    29 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Kreadeth

    Take this main pic down.

    28 Dec 2013 Reply
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