– "Riverbanks - a fucking Christian-Rock Band" was a not very serious statement of an English music producer at a studio recording in Berlin. 7...Read Biography
"Riverbanks - a fucking Christian-Rock Band" was a not very serious statement of an English music producer at a studio recording in Berlin. 7 creative heads dedicated to rock and folk. In 2005 the band originated from the local youth club in Lalden, still as "elFuego", the band has found their style today and is now definitely starting out under the name Riverbanks! Over the years, they have become a cantonal phenomenon through wedding aperitifs and outdoor swimming pool gigs and have conquered the stages of regional pubs, events and open airs. Appearances at the side of Pegasus, Steffe la Cheffe, the Halunken and Phenomden are certainly among the highlights in their band history.
Her unmistakable style is a mixture of different genres. The invigorating drum rhythms, catchy guitar riffs and always groovy baselines paired with the broad spectrum of the polyphonic; yes chorus-like vocals create a mixture which is probably most at home in Rock and Folk and seeks its way. New works are created by the Riverbanks collectively, reflecting the different ideas and inputs of the members, distinguishing the songs and making them exceptional.
Their music spreads above all a good mood, but at the same time it inspires reflection, because in addition to love, friendship and contentment, themes such as self-discovery, frugality and the meaning of life are also sung about. The main message is probably to always be at peace with yourself and to respect yourself the most no matter what happens.
Thus, the five men and two ladies have definitely found their common track and look together into the future as "Riverbanks - Rock phenomenon from Valais".