Riverside Shrine Of New Generation Slaves
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DrHouseSchuldiner
April 25th 2013


5643 Comments


Hmm i'm really disappointed in this album : (

OmairSh
April 25th 2013


11915 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

You mean inside the actual album? Interesting

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Artuma
April 25th 2013


15333 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

so you decided to go inside the album and got disappointed, was planning to do it myself too but won't do it then

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DrHouseSchuldiner
April 25th 2013


5643 Comments


Ya ...Their earlier albums were better

Artuma
April 25th 2013


15333 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

thought i had 3.5'd this but apparently i hadn't. gonna change that now

DrHouseSchuldiner
April 25th 2013


5643 Comments


Haha what : )

Artuma
April 25th 2013


15333 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

fix'd. and nvm my incredibly bad joke

OmairSh
April 25th 2013


11915 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Yeah Artuma, damn.

Earlier albums were better but this is a solid 3.5 imo

Artuma
April 25th 2013


15333 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

agreed

FloydRose
May 5th 2013


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I know and like Riverside a lot, and I must admit that I'm surprised with your conservative reactions.
Riverside have just shown their flexibility and awareness of progressive spirit. Don't you hear the obvious references to the classics? IMO, Opeth is a far-fetched association. To me it's Deep Purple, The Doors and Porcupine Tree that seem to be the key influences. One could say it's like reinventing the wheel, but for me SONGS has revamped 'oldschool' prog-rock and resulted in LOTS of memorable album moments.
Riverside at its best.

OmairSh
May 6th 2013


11915 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Well referencing the classics more often than not leads to the album not feeling very refreshing. The album isn't risky enough, it's a solid album, but after the roller coaster ride that was ADHD I expected them to experiment with their sound more drastically. Feel Like Falling is refreshing, especially the guitar tones and effects, and there are other refreshing moments scattered throughout but overall the band hasn't really pushed any boundaries like I expected them to. Possibly on the next album, God knows how long the wait will be for that.

tiesthatbind
May 6th 2013


7380 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I really wish they had recorded a full-length acoustic version of Feel Like Falling. It would've been even better than the heavier version.

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OmairSh
May 6th 2013


11915 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

But then it wouldn't have that guitar tone and effect.

tiesthatbind
May 6th 2013


7380 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I just love Duda's voice in the coda, if only it weren't so short! Still awesome though.

OmairSh
May 6th 2013


11915 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Yeah, but his voice is pretty much business as usual on Coma, unless there's something I missed

tiesthatbind
May 6th 2013


7380 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

The melody just sounds better to me with an acoustic backing even though I still really like the main version. It's partly how good the transition is from Escalator Shrine that makes it stand out to me as well, since it's basically an outro to that song.

Plus I just prefer the softer, more delicate-sounding side of Duda's voice to his more "aggressive" style even though he does that well too.

OmairSh
May 7th 2013


11915 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Yeah I love coda as well, just listened to it and remembered why you loved his vocals. His vocal's aren't suited for the aggressive delivery. There's a certain range where he's comfortable and thats the softer one. He's not very diverse but his delivery is good.

I love both Feel Like as well as Coda, it's great to hear both facets of the song

Titan
May 8th 2013


5316 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

This is a great album.

johnnydeking29
May 8th 2013


9436 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5 | Sound Off

This a 3.5 album.

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OmairSh
May 8th 2013


11915 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Johnny I told you to check other Riverside albums before this one, but do you listen?



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