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OUT OF MYSELF

Riverside

 

Progressive Metal

4.20 | 814 ratings

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Daniel1974nl
5 stars When I first saw the name Riverside I had no idea what the fuzz was all about. I saw the name in a list of the best prog albums ever in in IO pages. I kept on wondering why this 2 albums both could score so high and be abble rank among all this enormously legendary albums of prog history. Now a couple of years later I know why.

I went to my work and decide to order the first 2 albums. And they blew me right of my socks....and think the music is better than Dream Theater or perhaps even Porcupine Tree. Very often that I was playing the albums on my work and over and over people kept on asking me what it was that I was playing. So we had the albums in stock for a long time, and almost sold them every week.

As for myself......I copied them to my MP3 player and I think over and over I returned to them..or I think for a while I didn't play anything else than Riverside.

As for this album...its track after track that grabs you by the throat..right from the amazing opener The Same River the stakes are high and stay high. I think there is really no bad or lesser song on this album....All songs are having their moments and vary from quite heavy till extremely sensitive. I think the different themes and the styles that are displayed here really show that this is a band of exeptional quality...And I think the vocals are the same......then so touching like in Loose Heart and then almost like grunge......that supported by some great bass, guitar and keyboards this is an album that every proglover should have or atleast heard.

Quidam is I think the best prog poland has to offer, but Riverside is a great contender.......I can only dream where this is going to and how long it will take before they will play for greater public.

Daniel1974nl | 5/5 |

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