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Rise Against

United States · Group · 1999–present
Rise Against is an American melodic hardcore band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes. Former members are guitarists Dan Wlekinski, Kevin White, Todd Mohney and Chris Chasse, and drummers Toni Tintari and Dan Lumley.

The band spent its first four years signed to the independent record label Fat Wreck Chords, on which it released two studio albums, The Unraveling (2001) and Revolutions per Minute (2003). Both the albums met with considerable underground success, and in 2003 the band signed with the major label Geffen. Their major label debut Siren Song of the Counter Culture (2004) brought the band mainstream success, producing several successful singles. Their next two albums, The Sufferer & the Witness (2006) and Appeal to Reason (2008), were also successful and peaked at number ten and number three on the Billboard 200 chart, respectively. Appeal to Reason was followed three years later by Endgame (2011). All four albums released via Geffen were certified platinum in Canada, while three of these albums were certified gold in the United States. Read more »

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News

Deftones and Rise Against Announce 2017 Summer Tour

Deftones have announced a 2017 summer tour in support of last year’s Gore, one of 2016’s most underrated albums. Joining the Sacramento-based group on their 21-city trek are fellow hard rockers Rise Against, who said in a statement that they’ve been...

The Rise Against UK Roundup

Over the past week, the Chicago punks Rise Against have been travelling up and down Britain touring the latest album The Black Market. But because we're global jetsetters and love a bit of a travel, we're not just giving you the review of the London...

Rise Against run on 'pure adrenaline'

Rise Against frontman Tim McIlrath says he runs on "pure adrenaline" when it comes to touring. The frontman insists the band could never fake their intense stage shows and adds that they can't wait to hit the road next month for their tour with...

Rise Against credit duo for evolution

Rise Against have praised the work of production duo Bill Stevenson and Jason Livermore on their latest album The Black Market. And guitarist and former Gwar member Zach Blair says he doesn’t know where the band would be without Stevenson’s...

Videos

Rise Against - 2014 Tour Teaser

Discography

Wolves
2017 Official Album
The Black Market
2014 Official Album
Endgame
2011 Official Album
Appeal to Reason
2008 Official Album
The Sufferer & the Witness
2006 Official Album
Revolutions Per Minute
2003 Official Album
The Unraveling
2001 Official Album

Members