Rise Against Announce Fall Tour Dates & New Album

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RISE AGAINST ANNOUNCE FALL TOUR DATES: TICKETS GO ON SALE NATIONALLY AUGUST 8TH
TOUR BEGINS OCTOBER 2nd WITH NEW ALBUM SET FOR RELEASE OCTOBER 7TH

Rise Against today announced dates and cities for their fall headlining tour which coincides with the release of their new album, Appeal To Reason, to be released on October 7th. The Live Nation produced tour will kick off on October 2nd in Cleveland, OH at the Time Warner Cable Amphitheater with supporting acts Alkaline Trio, Thrice and The Gaslight Anthem. Tickets for the Rise Against tour go on sale nationally beginning Friday, August 8th and are available at www.livenation.com with more information available at www.riseagainst.com and www.myspace.com/riseagainst. Presale tickets are available on August 6 at www.livenation.com.

The tour will utilize Live Nation’s national network of local promoters to produce appearances at a mix of clubs and theaters in 31 markets across the country.

For their fifth studio album, Appeal To Reason, the band teamed up with Bill Stevenson (Black Flag, Descendants) and Jason Livermore to record at the Blasting Room in Ft. Collins, CO– the same production team and studio used for “The Sufferer & the Witness” and “Revolutions Per Minute.”

Rise Against are vocalist Tim McIlrath, bassist Joe Principe, drummer Brandon Barnes and guitarist Zach Blair. In spring 2001, the band released their debut CD The Unraveling on Fat Wreck Chords. After two years of solid touring, Rise Against recorded Revolutions Per Minute (2002), followed by Siren Song Of The Counter Culture produced by Gggarth Richardson (Rage Against The Machine, Melvins, Sick Of It All). The Sufferer & the Witness was released in 2006 and debuted at #10 on the Billboard Top 200 chart

Rise Against fall tour dates are listed below. Stay tuned for the announcement of additional dates:

October 2 Cleveland, OH Time Warner Cable Amphitheater
October 3 Toronto, ON The Sound Academy
October 6 Worcester, MA Palladium
October 8 Wallingford, CT Chevrolet Theatre
October 9 Albany, NY Washington Avenue Armory
October 11 Hampton Beach, NH Hampton Beach Casino
October 12 Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head Live
October 13 New York, NY Roseland Ballroom
October 16 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
October 19 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
October 20 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
October 21 Tampa, FL Jannus Landing
October 22 Pompano Beach, FL Pompano Beach Amphitheater
October 23 Orlando, FL House of Blues
October 26 Austin, TX Austin City Music Hall
October 27 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theatre
November 4 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
November 8 Portland, OR Roseland Ballroom
November 9 Vancouver, BC Thunderbird Arena
November 11 Salt Lake City, UT Salt Air
November 12 Denver, CO The Fillmore
November 13 Denver, CO The Fillmore
November 14 Kansas City, MO Uptown Theatre
November 16 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
November 17 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
November 18 Minneapolis, MN The Myth
November 20 Chicago, IL The Congress Theatre
November 22 Grand Rapids, MI Orbit Room
November 23 Detroit, MI The Fillmore

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Rise Against Contact:
Christine Wolff
Interscope Geffen A&M
(212)841-8048
Christine.wolff@umusic.com

Live Nation Contact:
Liz Morentin
(310)975-6860
lizmorentin@livenation.com

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