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Time To Move On.mp3
This is a recording of a song of mine from 1999, recorded by Ian Mykel at his home studio. He created the stellar percussion track and wrote an awesome bass line. The piece is a break up song about suicide. It has jazzy bluesy hints of where my sound…

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A hard rock cover of Boppin' the Blues

100 Book Club- Shooting For The Stars.MP3
"A couple of years after The Garden Party broke up, I shared a four track recording of my quirky guitar work with Bill Wagner. A few weeks later in 1994 he asked me if I would play bass guitar in a new project he was working on. I expressed…

"My earliest recordings from Athens" - Robert J. Rial

Recorded at the T-Com Studios in Fall of 1991-Spring of 1992.

Robert Rial- lead vocals
Bill Wagner- guitar
Chris Fischbach- guitar
Jeff Kobberdahl- bass
Andy Zboralski- drums

"Here is a good document of a live show by my 1997-1998 Athens band Maladroid, featuring Josh Brown on drums, Ian Mykel on bass (mostly) and me, Robert Rial on guitar and vocals. One cool thing about this recording is that it showcases Ian Mykel's…

"Even though the late 1990's was different than the early '90's in Athens (the cast of characters had changed, somewhat), it was still a killer scene, and for me it was a magic and prolific time. 1998 saw me in several side projects besides…

In late 1996, I began working at Casa Nueva and Matt Hanrahan and Andy Zboralski graduated and moved away. 100 Book Club/Protozoa disbanded, and I had lots of newer material I was working on, some of which I had wanted to play in that other band. I…

What You Stole From My Heart.pdf
The last band I had in Athens, Ohio was a supergroup called Fishnak. These live tracks are from an awesome show Fishnak played at The Union in 1999. Later that year a college-long dream of mine would come true when Fishnak would play on the stage on…

Brendan McKay and Robert Rial-  Sonic Waves (1996).mp3
Brendan McKay once saw me play my frenetic guitar at the upstairs Union open mic. I felt kind of put down because after I got off stage, Beister said "That was Bob Rial, asking once again, "What IS music?" But Brendan came up to me and complemented…
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