Riverside's "Forgotten Land" to promote The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

by: Nathaniel -
If you like guitar solos and prog metal/folk hybrids with your epic fantasy RPGs then look no further than the Polish band Riverside's song "Forgotten Land" as played over a slideshow of artwork for The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.

CD Projeckt RED has announced that the group's song will be used to promote The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, which is set for release on May 17.

The song will also be available on Riverside's upcoming Ep, "Memories in my Head" and will be featured on their 10th Anniversary tour of Europe.

For more info on Riverside, check them out on the web.

"Forgotten Land" by Riverside. A new song promoting The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.

CD Projekt RED is proud to announce a collaboration with the internationally known Polish band Riverside. The group's song "Forgotten Land" will help to promote the eagerly awaited RPG, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, which will be in stores on May 17.

The song will be available on Riverside's upcoming Ep. "Memories in my Head" and will also be featured on the band's 10th Anniversary Europe Tour (details here).

"Quite a few of our songs are inspired by RPGs. In this case, I imagined an old land that used to be ruled by kings who became too proud of themselves. Bad things started happening to them and their kingdoms. Who knows, they may even have been assassinated..." says Mariusz Duda, frontman of Riverside.

A slideshow presentation is available for viewing here, and an official video clip based on materials from the game is aimed for release around end of May.
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