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WATCH: Rise Against Release Video For “Tragedy + Time”

Fresh off the release of the band’s sixth studio album, The Black Market, which debuted at #3 on Billboard, Rise Against have dropped a quintessential punk rock video for its latest single, “Tragedy + Time.” The video shows the Chicago-based band playing live with an eclipsing light show as the song’s irresistible chorus explodes through the viewer’s speakers. Viewers also see a female protagonist in a sensual, emotional battle as the anthem plays.

Rise Against has been busy since the release of The Black Market — earlier this week word spread that the band has been tapped for main …

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Linkin Park Announce North American Tour With Rise Against, Of Mice & Men

Ever since Linkin Park surprised fans with an appearance on Vans Warped Tour 2015 there has been a renewed sense of excitement for the group amongst alternative scene diehards. Those old enough to own physical copies of Hybrid Theory spent at least a little time walking down memory lane when the band dropped The Hunting Party earlier this year, and today we learned that in early 2015 we will have a chance to hear those classic tracks live when the band embarks on their latest North American tour.

The Hunting Party tour will find Linkin Park hitting up major cities …

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Rise Against Debut Lyric Video For “Tragedy + Time”

Rise Against are always on the move in terms of their songwriting and how they explore different genres and tones and incorporate them into their everlasting punk sound. This songwriting process was showcased quite delicately in their latest record, The Black Market, which was released back in July.

Today, the band released a new lyric video for the poppy-sided track “Tragedy + Time” which definitely shows the band’s maturity in both their music and lyrics. Right now, the world is in a time of tragedy and Rise Against likes to stand up against this and show the way out.…

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Rise Against Frontman Covers Guns N’ Roses For ‘This Concerns Everyone’ Compilation

When anything political is brought into the music world, musicians have a tendency to speak out against the matter at hand with different opinionated views resonating from it. Usually, they will stop at nothing until their message has been heard and will create music with lyrics that pertain to that matter that can truly help make a difference.

Today, A-F Records have announced that they will be releasing a compilation named This Concerns Everyone which brings awareness to the ongoing crisis in Iraq and the Middle East. The compilation will be released on November 18 and will feature Tom Morello …

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UTG PHOTOS: Rise Against & Touché Amoré (9/26/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer Derek Scancarelli to Best Buy Theater in New York City to photograph Rise Against on September 29, 2014.

Rise Against. The two words can bring together mass amounts of people, regardless of their demographic or where they call home. Whether the audience consists of hundreds or tens of thousands, the legendary Chicago punk quartet will deliver to the best of their ability, because they simply don’t know how to do otherwise.

Last weekend, the band played the Best Buy Theater in the heart of New York City. Times Square was host to a sold-out …

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: The Best Riot Fest Chicago After Parties

Riot Fest Chicago doesn’t have to end at 10 p.m. when the last band hits the closing note of the evening — no, the punk rock party scatters and moves throughout the city for various after parties and social events for you to attend at your pleasure.

Sets from Mineral, The Get Up Kids, Rise Against, Andrew W.K. (dj set), and many more will take place each evening as the after-hour festivities ensue.

You think you didn’t have your fill during the day? Follow the jump to check out our go-to after parties for Thursday-Sunday night this weekend.…

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10 YEARS LATER: Rise Against’s ‘Siren Song of the Counter Culture’

If you were to look at Pitchfork’s scathing 2.9/10 review of Rise Against’s third studio album today, you’ll find more snark-filled jabs against young adult angst and punk ideologies stuffed into a letter to Ralph Nader than you could shake an X-emblazoned fist at. Plenty has changed in the past ten years since that was published, though. For example, Mr. Nader’s been given a reasonable break and these Chicago natives have made strides towards maturity (and consequentially, commercialization).…

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Rise Against Release “I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore” Music Video

The ever-political punk outfit known as Rise Against have once again found their way to our front page with the release of a new music video.

“I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore” is one of the most driving and infectious tracks found on Rise Against’s recently released Black Market LP. The video features a compilation of footage and facts regarding many of the human-caused problems facing humanity today. Murders in Chicago, the disappearance of elephants, the innocent civilians killed during times of war, etc. etc. There is a lot of bad shit going on in the world and Rise …

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ALBUM STREAM: Rise Against – ‘The Black Market’

Following an extensive promotional run and a hard-hitting single, Rise Against have begun streaming their new album, The Black Market, a full week ahead of its official release. Give it a listen here via ITunes, and if you’re a fan, pick up a pre-order through the band’s official website.

In the months ahead, the Chicago quartet will be hitting the road with Touché Amoré in support of their newest effort, a follow-up to 2011’s Endgame. To see if they’ll be stopping by a venue in your area, head here.

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Rise Against Announce Fall Tour With Touché Amoré

Though Rise Against‘s popularity amongst the mainstream rock crowd has continued to soar over the past decade, their choice in opening acts shows they haven’t forgotten where they came from. The Chicago punk heroes always put together a great package, exposing some of the underground’s finest acts to arena-sized audiences.

You can now add Los Angeles melodic hardcore masters Touché Amoré and Missouri garage punks Radkey to the long list of beneficiaries, as the two acts have been tapped to open for Rise Against on a U.S. tour that will kick off on September 9 in St. Paul, Minnesota.…

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LISTEN: Rise Against Release New Single “I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore”

Rise Against have released a lyric video for “I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore,” the first single from their new album The Black Market.

The anthemic track is sure to get plenty of airplay as it fits right in line with “Re-Education (Through Labor)” and “Help Is On The Way,” but I feel like we sort of know what to expect from a Rise Against lead single at this point. Still, the deeper cuts on Appeal to Reason and Endgame provided enough diversity that I’m confident we’ll have plenty to sink our teeth into when The Black Market

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Rise Against Announce New Album ‘The Black Market’

After posting a series of teasers over the past few weeks, Rise Against have officially announced the title and release date of their upcoming seventh studio album. The follow-up to 2011′s Endgame is called The Black Market and will hit stores on July 15. The album’s first single, “I Don’t Want to Be Here Anymore,” will be unleashed on June 10, but a preview of the track can be heard in the album announcement video included below.

“Rise Against has always been a political band, but also a personal band,” says frontman Tim McIlrath. “We’ve always had songs that have …