Year of birth : 1999
Age: 16 years
Place of birth : Chicago, Illinois, USA
Citizenship : United States
Founded the band was in 1999 ; It was originally called `Transistor Revolt`.
Create a group former members of the teams ` 88 Fingers Louie` and `Baxter`. The first part of `Transistor Revolt` included vocalist Tim Makilrota (Tim McIlrath), bassist and singer Joe Principe (Joe Principe),drummer Tony Tintari (Toni Tintari) and guitarist and vocalist, known under the pseudonym Mr. Precision (Mr. Precision, Mr. Accuracy) .
Live in this part of the group is not made even once, but the EP still managed to record. Shortly after the recording Tintari plate left the band ; He was replaced by Brandon Barnes (Brandon Barnes).
In 2001-m group changed its name to `Rise Against` and released their first album ,` The Unraveling`. In the same year the group left Mr Precision ; he was replaced by Todd Moni (Todd Mohney) from `The Killing Tree`. The musicians went on tour in support of their debut album ; in December 2002-second, they returned to the studio and started working on their second album, `Revolutions per Minute`. This album was released in 2003 ; in his support was also arranged tour.
In December 2003, the group signed a contract with `Dreamworks Records` and began recording their third album ,` Siren Song of the Counter Culture`.`Dreamworks` soon joined in the ` Universal Music Group`; `Rise Against` entrusted the care of another division of the company ,` Geffen Records`. Shortly after the band signed a contract with `Geffen Records`, they had to look for a new guitarist ; Todd departed Moni replaced Chris Chase (Chris Chasse).Album `Siren Song of the Counter Culture` was released in August of 2004. He not only became the first album `Rise Against`, issued with a valid major label, but also their first album to break into the hits ` Billboard 200`; Besides,he received ` zolotoy` status according to the Recording Industry Association of America (Recording Industry Association of America, RIAA).
In January 2006, after a large-scale tour in support of the `Siren Song of the Counter Culture`, the band recorded their fourth studio album. It was called `The Sufferer & the Witness`, and in the sale there was 4-On July of 2006. In the hit parade `U.S. Billboard 200` he managed to climb up to the 10th line ; for the first week 48,397 copies were sold.
February 23, 2007, it became known that the group leaves Chris Chase ; musician came to the conclusion that no longer able to withstand such a busy touring schedule. Replaced Chase Zach Blair (Zach Blair).Fifth album, `Appeal to Reason`, was released on October 4th 2008 in Australia (Australia), 6th - in Europe (Europe), and the 7th - in the United States. Net sales record for the first week of the group surpassed the head - this time they were able to sell 64,700 CDs. Critics, however ,rate this album a little lower than the previous - the musicians accused in an effort to please the masses, and the care of hardcore punk.
14 September of 2010, it was announced that the band are working on a sixth album ; he had to come out in 2011. Work on the plate `Endgame` completed in January ; Sales, he appeared in March. Inter alia,album is also interesting in that it is open for the first time musicians have expressed their views on how the phenomenon of homophobia ; devoted to this unpleasant topic composition `Make It Stop (September`s Children)`, refers to occurred in September 2010, the suicide of teenage gays.
At the moment the band is preparing for another tour round ;details of his has not been disclosed.