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PROGNOSIS FESTIVAL, O2 Indigo, London, 22/23 April 2023

WORDS AND PHOTOS: Paul Whimpenny (Day One), Graeme Stroud (Day Two) Taking place at the Indigo venue, nestled inside the O2 Arena complex in London, the weekend-long Prognosis festival's bill certainly had the looks of an eclectic affair, with bands ranging from household names right down to the 'most people will be curious' level. Velvet..


In contemporary times, is it possible to still be yourself and not be interested in what’s happening in the world? Can you live amongst people but not be interested in the societal transformations which are occurring at an increasing rate? On ID.Entity, Riverside claim this isn’t possible and, to survive in these difficult times, we..

RIVERSIDE – Announce European tour dates for 2023

Poland's RIVERSIDE are pleased to announce a first of three European tours to support their upcoming studio album release "ID.Entity", to be released via InsideOutMusic on January 20th, 2023. Mariusz Duda from the band comments, RIVERSIDE line-up:Michał Łapaj - keyboards and Hammond OrganMariusz Duda - vocal, bassPiotr Kozieradzki - drumsMaciej Meller - guitar "This week, we'll..

RIVERSIDE announce details for new album “ID.Entity”, Launch video for “I’m Done With You”

Poland's pioneering and leading Progressive Rock band RIVERSIDE finally return with a new studio album entitled "ID.Entity", to be released via long-time international partners InsideOutMusic on January 20th, 2023. "ID.Entity", the group's 8th studio album was recorded and mixed in two studios - The Boogie Town Studio in Otwock with Paweł Marciniak and in Serakos studio..

MARIUSZ DUDA – The Soul Of The Shaded Woods

Mariusz Duda began his extraordinary musical journey back in the late nineteen nineties, as a member of bands such as Xanadu before, in 2001, joining the band with which he’s become better known for fronting, atmospheric progmeisters Riverside. The band were started by Piotr Grudzinski (guitar), Piotr Kozieradzki (Drums) and Jacek Melnicki (keyboard), and the..

RIVERSIDE – Lost ‘n’ Found: Live In Tilburg (InsideOut)

Previously only available as a limited edition fan club release, and as a bonus disc on the reissue of Anno Domini, High Definition, Live in Tilburg features Polish progmeisters Riverside giving an outstanding performance on their 2015 'Towards the Blue Horizon' tour, which this reviewer was fortunate enough to see. There was always going to..

LUNATIC SOUL – Through Shaded Woods (Kscope)

Lunatic Soul is the side project of Mariusz Duda, bassman and vocalist with Riverside, who’ve established themselves as one of the most important and highly regarded prog bands in the genre, and with this he’s able to go into areas and explore ideas, themes and concepts Riverside aren’t able to. As he says, 'one band..