Armed with the fury of classic punk acts as Minor Threat and Bad Brains, blended with intelligent vocals and a serious commitment to providing a positive alternative to the oft-dreary and disenchanted aura that engulfs most punk bands, Chicago's Rise Against might be seen as an outcast amongst its peers.
"It was almost cool to be negative, especially around Chicago," bassist Joe Principe recalls. "So, vocalist Tim [McIlrath] and I had this main goal of putting a positive light on things. There are so man... (read more)
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- Rise Against support the ‘It Gets Better’ campaign in latest video
- In Rise Against’s new video for Make It Stop (September’s Children) the hard rock group teamed up with the It Gets Better project to bring awareness to the devastating and ongoing issue of bullying among youths. In the video we see three teens dealing with extreme homophobia, which drives them to consider suicide. Near the [...] (read more)
Wed, Jun 22, 2011
- Watch the MuchNews L.A. special tonight!!!
- Devon Soltendieck went down to Los Angeles recently and met up with a whole bunch of stars. You’ll be able to see his whole trip when MuchNews Weekly’s L.A. special airs tonight at 10pm ET. He spent some time with Selena Gomez at her house and she told him the secret to writing a hit. [...] (read more)
Tue, Sep 29, 2009
- Watch MuchNews Weekly’s L.A. Special
- Devon Soltendieck spent some time in L.A. recently and hooked up with a few big names. He got Selena Gomez to discuss her friendship with Demi Levato: “We’re more like sisters now, and she says that I’m the older sister.” Found out how Girlicious is doing now that they’re down a member: “Being three, I [...] (read more)
Mon, Sep 28, 2009
- Rise Against Fan? You really wanna read this.
- Remember that time you were being chased through that dark, creepy alley by the scary guy with the knife who just wanted to know if you wanted to play a game? Well, we’ve (still) got a better game, and we’re gonna let you in on the secret (again). Think back to a couple weeks ago, [...] (read more)
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