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    Posted: November 02 2011 at 12:36
i listened today SLS and In search of truth so i decided to make this poll for these two underrated bands..So?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote digdug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 02 2011 at 12:45
Riverside is awesome

I haven't heard Evergrey yet

will have to check them out

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Prog Geo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 02 2011 at 14:21
Riverside!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 02 2011 at 14:26
Glad you liked SLS, it's obviously a great album.

Rapid Eye Movement is another great album, that doesn't seem to get the love it deserves.
Highly suggest it if you haven't heard any of their other albums.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Icarium Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 02 2011 at 14:27
Evergrey is like a progressive and more heavy In Flames (that was what i heard when i first listend to In Flames that i should check Evergrey out couse they reminds of In Fames just more heavy and progressive)
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this song is awesome, technical metal song,


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Well I love Evergrey, but Riverside will destroy this poll. Props to Evergrey though, no-one sounds like them :)

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote sleeper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 02 2011 at 17:29
Riverside, I detest Evergrey and after listening to one of their early albums, I wonder why they are considered prog?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote JS19 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 02 2011 at 18:09
Originally posted by sleeper sleeper wrote:

Riverside, I detest Evergrey and after listening to one of their early albums, I wonder why they are considered prog?

Well I think they are... The music might not be the most complex, but the plethora of concept albums, variety, musicianship and unusual songwriting does it for me.
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I went with Riverside in a landslide... I was introduced to both bands via ProgPower USA concerts and Riverside put on a much better show and I enjoy their music a lot more, too.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progrules Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 03 2011 at 13:27
Not a 100% fair battle of course. Riverside is one of the top prog bands whilst Evergrey is (though very good) no where near that league.
I'm a big Riverside fan so can only pick them but I owe 6 Evergrey albums as well. Great band but their compositions are simply no match for Riverside standard.
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Originally posted by progrules progrules wrote:

Not a 100% fair battle of course. Riverside is one of the top prog bands whilst Evergrey is (though very good) no where near that league.
I'm a big Riverside fan so can only pick them but I owe 6 Evergrey albums as well. Great band but their compositions are simply no match for Riverside standard.
Riverside is a very good prog band as Evergrey is..but hell no a top prog band..take care!
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Riverside is one of the best prog metal bands, Evergrey is neither as good nor prog imo.
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Riverside
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A little notice: if Riverside is "underrated" band, then I'm a Chinese God of Fun.



Edited by Gandalff - February 14 2012 at 16:18
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Evergrey is more of a metal band with some prog influences, while Riverside is definitely a prog metal band. Aside from In Search of Truth and to a lesser extent Recreation Day, Evergrey doesn't have anything to really compete with Riverside.
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