RIVERSIDE: European “New Generation Tour – Autumn Edition” Underway; Confirmed For “Progressive Nation At Sea 2014″


Poland’s prog masters RIVERSIDE continue to promote their latest, much acclaimed album “Shrine of New Generation Slaves”, which was released at the beginning of this year via InsideOutMusic.

The current Autumn run of their “New Generation Tour” sees the band on the road for another 3,5 weeks all over Europe and after a successful string of dates in Scandinavia, RIVERSIDE and support group Maqama are now on the way to sunnier places, after passing Germany, The Netherlands and France. Unfortunately today’s show in Lisbon, Portugal has been cancelled due to a last-minute breakdown with their tourbus. The dates will however be continued as of tomorrow, September 27th in Madrid, Spain. Here is an overview of all upcoming shows for RIVERSIDE including their recently confirmed dates in Russia and Ukraine and their appearance at 2014′s “Progressive Nation At Sea” cruise event.

RIVERSIDE – “New Generation Tour – Autumn Edition”:
Dates in Germany presented by Eclipsed and Rock Hard

27.09.2013 Madrid (Spain) – Caracol
28.09.2013 Barcelona (Spain) – Salamandra 1
29.09.2013 Pamplona (Spain) – Auditorio Baluarte
01.10.2013 Luynes (France) – Korigan
02.10.2013 Milano (Italy) – Factory
03.10.2013 Pratteln (Switzerland) – Z7
04.10.2013 München (Germany) – Strom
06.10.2013 Wien (Austria) – Reigen
07.10.2013 Bielsko Biala (Poland) – Rude Boy *
31.10.2013 St. Petersburg (Russia) – Zal Ozhidania *
01.11.2013 Moscow (Russia) – Teatr Club *
03.11.2013 Kiev (Ukraine) – Bingo *
* Newly added dates!
18-22.02.2014 Progressive Nation At Sea
Miami – Great Stirrup Cay – Grand Bahama Island
+ Transatlantic, Devin Townsend Project, Spock’s Beard, Pain Of Salvation, Anathema, Periphery, Animals As Leaders, The Safety Fire, Bigelf, Jolly, Haken. King’s X, Beardfish, Anneke Van Giersbergen and many more.
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Upon release, RIVERSIDE’s newest album, “Shrine Of New Generation Slaves”, impressively entered the national sales charts of several countries as follows (highest chart week position mentioned!): Germany: # 33, Poland: # 2, The Netherlands: # 28, The Netherlands (Alternative Charts): # 9, Switzerland: # 51, UK (Rock Charts): # 24, Finland: # 41, France (Top 200): # 194, USA (Billboard New Artists Chart): # 18.

Next to standard CD and Digital download versions which feature the main tracklisting of 8 songs, “Shrine Of New Generation Slaves”, the band’s fifth studio album, is also available as limited 2-CD Mediabook (including 2 bonustracks on a separate disc and an expanded 32-pages booklet) and as Gatefold-2LP (with the same two bonustracks) on 180 gr. vinyl (unlimited black edition and a limited blue-grey coloured vinyl edition of 200x copies!)

All versions of “Shrine Of New Generation Slaves” can be ordered within Europe from the IOM webshop.

A promotional video clip for the album’s first single, “Celebrity Touch”, can be seen here.

A lyric video clip for the songs “The Depth Of Self-Delusion” (Radio-Edit), which showcases the album’s beautiful artwork courtesy of Travis Smith (Avenged Sevenfold, Devin Townsend, Opeth, etc.) can be seen on this location.

A live version of the song “Feel Like Falling” from a show in The Netherlands earlier this year can be seen below:

And also you can watch an online-teaser for the “SoNGS” album here.

Nikola Savić is a prog enthusiast, blogger and author, in addition to being the founder of Prog Sphere, Progify, ProgLyrics and the ongoing Progstravaganza compilation series.

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