Estonian-Australian award-winning musician, composer and author.
Education: Precision Mechanics (5 y), Tallinn University of Technology.
Military training: Engineer Corps Officer.
Narva Hospital, Estonia, where Endel was born in 15 04 1959. Interesting fact: the hospital was built to commemorate 300 years of Romanov dynasty.
1982 - Engineer-constructor at Estonian Academy of Sciences
1984 - Musician at Estonian State Philharmony
1989 - Relocating with family to Melbourne, Australia
1998 - Palmstudios Australia established and opened for recordings
2001 - Starting a solo career, focusing on guitar oriented instrumental music
2002 - Endel Rivers' Hardbite reaches No.1 in the Most Popular (rock fusion) charts at Guitar9, USA
2003 - Allan Zavod (ex Frank Zappa, Jean Luc Ponty) joins the Hardbite project
2004 - Workshops at music academies in Estonia,
Live in Estonia DVD released
2005 - Endel Rivers' Hardbite II reaches No.1 in the Top Selling (rock fusion)
charts at Guitar9, USA
2005 - Touring with the Hardbite project in EU.