Riversyde / Press

“In the end I give the album 9 out of 10 with 10 being perfect. We get a lot of CD’s from artists every week, and it is rare that something of this quality in the unsigned market comes through. For an unsigned band to produce something of this quality and still not be as well known as some of the nationals in this genre is a travesty.”

“Alumni band rocks fest - Riversyde band battles at Indie Music Fest in Las Vegas. ...After forming in Austin in 2010 and a fast paced rise to number three on Austin’s alternative charts according to ReverbNation, Riversyde released a debut album in 2012 that has blown up the local alternative scene. Listening to their album evokes a feeling reminiscent of longing or passion, with a wow-factor mixed in...”

“RIVERSYDE Selected As 1 of 40 Bands for Indie Music Fest in Vegas Published on Sun, Apr 8, 2012 (4:52 p.m.) Submitted by RIVERSYDE, alternative rock band from Austin, Texas RIVERSYDE Performs At Indie Music Fest in Las Vegas Music Video for Knocking on My Door AUSTIN, Texas – Alternative rock band RIVERSYDE was selected as one of the forty bands that will perform at The annual Indie Music Fest, April 27-28, 2012, at The Henderson Pavilion in Las Vegas. This two day competition will have the best unsigned indie artists selected from across the country. Two lucky artists will walk the Red Carpet at The 22nd annual Los Angeles Music Awards event and each will receive a Producers Choice Award for their achievements. ”

“Elk Grove drummer makes his way in Texas”

“Greenwood native’s guitar solos take Texas band to debut album”

“RIVERSYDE Releases Debut Album; Paul Devassy Delivers Blazing Guitar Solos”

“RIVERSYDE Releases Debut Album With Progressive Bass Player”

"Beggin Eyes" slows down the pace of the album for a minute to show the different sounds they are capable of. The chorus is ridiculously catchy and will undoubtedly be stuck in your head longer than It’s A Small World from Disneyland.

“Riversyde's singer Shane Blake sounds a bit like the male Melissa Etheridge with enough scratchiness in his voice to make a vinyl record player jealous.”

“Brilliant, Love it!”

Off The Chart Radio

“I always have your songs in my head...love your lyrics!”

L. Ceraveeni

“...just listened to one of your songs on your home page and I love it!!!! "Knocking on your door"...You guys are amazing!!!!”


“...just listen...Knocking On My Door...”

Healing Colors

“I find myself humming your songs - definitely a sign of catchy lyrics and great music!”

K Taylor

“We dig your tunes! and love your influences!”

Addiction Switch

“Killer tunes by a great band! Much success. Cheers!”