Rise Against announce North American headline tour with Bad Religion

Music News | Feb 10th, 2011

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Rise Against sets out on a tour of North America beginning April 5th in Las Vegas, NV. The tour, featuring special guests Bad Religion and Four Year Strong, will hit major markets across the United States throughout the spring, including two nights at New York City’s Terminal 5 in early May. For a full list of tour dates, see below.

Joining the lineup for a special performance at the Long Beach show on April 7th will be California punk-band The Descendents. The April 7th show will be The Descendents’ first Los Angeles area show in 14 years.

“It was only about six years ago we were celebrating our good fortune at being picked to open for the legendary Bad Religion,” says lead singer Tim McIlrath. “I would’ve claimed you were lying if you said we’d be taking them out in the future; we’re pretty stoked.”

The tour will follow the release of Rise Against’s sixth studio album, Endgame, which is due out March 15, 2011 via DGC/Interscope. The first single, “Help Is On The Way,” was released on January 25th. The song, which is currently #5 on the modern rock radio chart, explores the devastation that fell upon New Orleans after Katrina and last year’s tragic BP oil disaster. “Help Is On The Way” will also be featured in the upcoming EA video game Shift 2: Unleashed. The song is available at digital retailers, including iTunes.

Tickets for the April 7th show in Long Beach will go on sale on February 19.

Tickets for all other tour dates will go on sale on February 12th.

Tour Dates:

Apr 5 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint
Apr 7 – Long Beach, CA @ Long Beach Arena – *featuring The Descendents
Apr 8 – La Jolla, CA @ RIMAC Arena
Apr 9 – San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Apr 11 – Portland, OR @ Rose Garden Theater
Apr 12 – Seattle, WA @ WAMU Theatre at Qwest Events
Apr 14 – Magna, UT @ The Great Saltair
Apr 15 – Denver, CO @ The Fillmore Auditorium
Apr 16 – Denver, CO @ The Fillmore Auditorium
Apr 19 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
Apr 20 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Concrete Street Amphitheater
Apr 22 – St. Augustine, FL @ St. Augustine Amphitheater
Apr 23 – Boca Raton, FL @ Sunset Cove Amphitheater
Apr 25 – North Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
Apr 26 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
Apr 27 – Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head Live
Apr 29 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
May 2 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Electric Factory
May 3 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Electric Factory
May 5 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
May 6 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
May 7 – Cleveland, OH @ Nautica Pavillion
May 8 – Champaign, IL @ Assembly Hall – University of Illinois – Star
May 10 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s – Outdoors
May 11 – Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theatre
May 13 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
May 14 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom


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