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"Riz Story is a musical genius!"

Steve Gould - The Lost Art Radio Show

“Avant Garde, very complex. I’ve never heard anybody else do that, play all those instruments on that level.”

Herbie Hancock - Jazz Legend

"Riz Story is a genius because as a guitarist, drummer, bassist, singer, composer, sound engineer and keyboard player he manages everything single-handedly that previously required entire bands."

Babyblaue Seiten - Siggy Zielinski

"Sublime Music! Riz Story is accustomed to having his work receive accolades such as ‘a masterpiece’  and this album is guaranteed to receive the same level of recognition."

Howard King - At The Barrier

"The next highlight in ANYONE's history... will now be considered the new benchmark."

Michael Haifl - Saitin Kult

"The sixth album by 'the one and only' exceptional musician, described by many as a musical genius... The fact that this music is a one-man project is simply unbelievable."

Thoralf Koß - Musik Reviews

"Visionary prog maverick Riz Story plays every instrument. Bristling with ambition, it feels less like an album than an experiential adventure that seeks to redefine modern prog."

PROG Magazine

"Massive, excessive, epic - Another masterpiece!

Riz Story is an excellent songwriter who has composed another colossus.

A huge work of art."

Björn Backes -  Power

5 out of 5 Stars!

"Story's stunning mastery of all the instruments is on display.

A major work of immense scope, with ambition balanced by daunting potency"

Dmitry M. Epstein - Let It Rock

"Riz Story is a virtuoso. Grandiloquent - Hypnotic - Beautiful - Olympian - Masterpiece.

A new rock genre"

Alain Massard - Profil Prog

"Overflowing with innovative ideas that seem to envision the future of progressive rock, this ambitious work is a masterpiece."

Disk Union

“Performed at the highest technical level.. And the most remarkable thing: this is a solo album. Everything was recorded entirely solo! it's all just Riz Story! and the overall result is very impressive!”

Betreutes proggen

"Riz Story plays everything, and he plays it well on this ambitious collection. A wide range of kaleidoscopic colors"

George W. Harris - Jazz Weekly

"'Miracles in the Nothingness' for the masterpiece.."

Progressive Rock Archives

“pure moments of grace… passages of sheer brilliance and moments of pure grandiose prog that justify buying the album.”

Radio Erdorin

"Impassioned - Reaching - Empowered - Soaringly Ethereal - Transcending"

Anne Carlini

"Riz Story is definitely making the prog rock world turn its head towards ANYONE."

DPRP - Ignacio Bernaola

"It's immense! Profoundly beautiful, emotional, incredible. This guy is brilliant."

Highland Magazine - Issue #120

"Beautifully composed and excellently produced. Riz Story's mastery of all kinds

of instruments is rock solid"

Joe Driessen - ProgWereld

"Music that will receive great acclaim."


"Riz Story with ANYONE has released the album of the year."

Alain Massard -"

"Riz Story is a musical genius. When you consider that this is the work of one man, what an achievement!"

Steve Gould - MMH Radio​

“A magnificent solo virtuoso effort from Riz Story…  A mammoth  improvisational effort!  The much needed new sound rock music has been looking for."

Howard King - At The Barrier

“Riz Story has pushed the boundaries of his “Maximum Acid” sound.  The contrasts and stylistic jackknife turns keep coming, but while Story might bamboozle as much as he bewitches, he’s certainly never boring.”

PROG Magazine

"IN HUMANITY reaches the highest level in terms of class and brilliance.  And the level of intensity is such that, at no time, does it come to mind that Riz Story is... alone in this dantesque adventure! Carried out with grandiosity."

Via Nocturna 2000

"IN HUMANITY is a riveting theatrical experience. Arrestingly atmospheric, and precious... the ensemble’s magnum opus."

Dmitry M. Epstein

"IN HUMANITY represents a magnificent solo effort of virtuosity in terms of performance, production, mixing and mastering on the part of RIZ STORY... transcendent inspiration animates the entire album, combined with great skill and technique.

5 Out of 5 Stars!"

Highlands Magazine - Didier Gonzalez

"A turning point in ANYONE's career that subtly sets a new benchmark in progressive rock."

Michael Haifl - Saiten Kult

"5 out of 5 Stars - Impeccable.  Anyone has offered us music on a grand scale that does honor to the principle of the concept album."

Music in Belgium

"Keeps you glued to the speakers to see which direction the music is headed... An iconic piece of music."

JP's Music Blog

"The sixth album by 'the one and only' exceptional musician, described by many as a musical genius... The fact that this music is a one-man project is simply unbelievable."

Thoralf Koß - Musik Reviews

"Pure and unadulterated wonderment."

Anne Carlini .com

"Complex and intricate arrangements create a highly appealing album you must listen to!"

Tunel Progresivo

"I was blown away… I really loved it’s grandness, the cinematic scope, the majesty of the compositions."

Jerry Lucky - The Progressive Rock Files (podcast #33)

"A great display of virtuosity...The man's skills on all kinds of instruments is beyond dispute."

Progwereld -  Jos Driessen

"What is striking about this work is that Riz Story himself sang everything and played all the instruments on these tracks."

"Riz Story  brings a wealth of proficiency on the various instruments as well as being a skillful singer.  IN HUMANITY is something special"


"IN HUMANITY is an excellent album that knows exactly what it is and exactly what it was always meant to be.   If you really want to sit down, concentrate and engage with an album’s vision, then this is a piece of work perfect for those moments."

Steven Reid - Sea of Tranquility

"Amazing music. This is prog, but it's also modern... and very unique."

Music Street Journal - Gary Hill

"Riz Story has done an impressive job releasing a great, different progressive rock album. It is one of those that grows on you after each listening."

Ignacio Bernaola - DPRP

"This nearly has no equal.  I'm very impressed, it's an overwhelming experience, very ambitious.  I am definitely delighted with the revealed inspiration and especially the technical finesse.  One can consider it his (Riz Story’s) masterpiece."
Uwe Zickel - Prog Archives

“It’s one guy ! One guy !! Riz Story !!!  Major props to him.”

#3 - Top Ten Albums of 2021
NewEars Prog Radio Show - Delicious Agony Progressive Radio

“And this man does it all alone...  it will definitely make waves”

"Contemporary, high octane prog rock that has all the right moves in all the right places."


"IN HUMANITY is a Magnum Opus."

Eclipse Magazine

"Riz Story has released a damn good album.  A very fine example of poppy prog."


"Anyone's "IN HUMANITY" is full of wonderful songs, which I enjoyed from start to finish and I can strongly recommend." 

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