Rise Against will make their return to Australia in February 2018 following a hugely successful run of sold-out shows in December 2015 and an unforgettable stadium tour as Foo Fighters’ special guests.

In Australia alone, the band have achieved more than 200,000 album sales, ‘Wolves‘, their latest effort is now available via EMI Music Australia.

You can pick up the album digitally [Here] or physically in a host of formats / bundle options [Here].

Listen to the album below.

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Joining Rise Against on these dates will be special guests SWMRS who released album ‘Drive North‘ in 2016 via Fueled By Ramen. The Oakland, CA rock outfit have been pals since childhood, and after tours of the US and Europe in 2017 will head down under on their very first visit to our shores.

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Throughout its career, Rise Against has kept its moral compass steady, using its international punk platform to speak out for social justice. With ‘Wolves‘, the band challenges fans to join them in creating a bold new identity together. The album is about recognizing the power within; it’s a primal call for the prey to become the hunters.

In many ways, a Rise Against show is a safe space for our fans. But I realized that I don’t only want to create safe spaces, I want to create dangerous spaces where misogyny can’t exist, where xenophobia can’t exist. I want to create spaces where those sentiments don’t have any air, and they suffocate: where those ideas die. Wolves isn’t about creating a safe space, it’s about creating a space that’s dangerous for injustice.

Rise Against chose to record ‘Wolves‘ with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Deftones). Recording with Raskulinecz meant moving to Nashville, TN – far from the band’s familiar worlds of Chicago and Los Angeles, and a state where Rise Against has rarely played. The setting had a clear impact on the album.

Living in Nashville drove home that we can’t just focus on our differences. If we can stop and talk to each other, face to face, we might realize our common ground. We are all wolves in the same pack, circling at the gates.

TOUR DATES

RISE AGAINST
With guests SWMRS
FEBRUARY
7th – HBF Stadium, Perth [Lic/AA]
9th – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide [Lic/AA]
10th – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne [Lic/AA]
13th – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney [Lic/AA]
14th – Riverstage, Brisbane [Lic/AA]
—> Tickets available Monday 17th July.
—> For more information, visit [Here].

TOUR POSTER
Rise Against
COVER ART
Rise Against - Wolves
TRACK LISTING

1. Wolves
2. House On Fire
3. The Violence
4. Welcome To The Breakdown
5. Far From Perfect
6. Bullshit
7. Politics of Love
8. Parts Per Million
9. Mourning in Amerika
10. How Many Walls
11. Miracle

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PHOTO CREDIT

Rise Against photo by Travis Shinn.

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