About Rise Against

Rise Against - rhythm guitarist/vocalist Tim McIlrath, bassist Joe Principe, guitarist Zach Blair and drummer Brandon Barnes - is known for its explosive live shows, and its outspoken, socially-conscious lyrics that speak to the mood of our times:  the environment, economic injustice, forced displacement, political corruption, voter registration, animal rights, and interpersonal relationships, all delivered with big, chunky riffs and melodic post-grunge hooks.  Rise Against has amassed five top 10 albums on Billboard's Top 200 chart, and six top ten singles on its Hot 100 chart.  The band's gold-certified single "Savior" alone, has accumulated nearly half-a-billion streams.

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