Tom Morello, Serj Tankian of System of a Down and Tim McIlrath of Rise Against are known for being three of the most politically outspoken and active people in the rock world.
Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath – “Festivals Are Sponsored By Major Companies, Rise Against Shows Are Not”
“Festivals are always sponsored by major companies; that’s just the nature of the beast. Rise Against shows are not,” says Tim McIlrath, frontman of the Chicago-based punk band. Known not only for their raucous songs […]
The Gaslight Anthem are hard at work putting the finishing touches on their upcoming July 24 release, Handwritten. Produced by Brendan O’Brien, frontman Brian Fallon told CBS Local this is the New Jersey band’s most […]
Next time Chicago rockers Rise Against are playing your town and you see a familiar tattooed frame speeding by on a bicycle, it might be frontman Tim McIlrath. When the political punk rocker was asked […]
From their appropriately-titled début album Siren Song of the Counterculture to their latest hit Billboard album Endgame, Chicago punk rockers Rise Against have mastered the highwire act of maintaining their humble punk roots while also […]
In 2009 the State of Arizona passed the highly controversial immigration bill known as SB 1070. A public backlash ensued.
Chicagoans are doing their best to snatch title of live music capitol of the world from Austin, Texas. With Lollapalooza and today’s announcement of the Riot Festival and Carnival, the Windy City is fast on […]