In tandem with the release of their fifth studio album, “Appeal To Reason” on October 7, punk rock crew Rise Against is heading out on a 29-date, 28-city headlining tour. Supporting acts for the tour are Alkaline Trio, Thrice and The Gaslight Anthem.

The Live Nation-produced tour kicks off on October 2 in Cleveland, OH at the Time Warner Cable Amphitheater and concludes on November 23 in Detroit, MI at The Fillmore. The bands are performing a double-header in Denver, CO, November 12-13. All other nights on the tour are single-night engagements.

After forming in 1999, Rise Against ventured into the music scene in 2000 with their independent demo/EP “Transistor Revolt.” Since then, the band has tallied five full releases with corresponding tours. Rise Against’s 2006 release “The Sufferer & The Witness,” the band’s most recent release prior to “Appeal To Reason,” reached No. 10 on the Billboard 200 and went Platinum in Canada.

Over the years, Rise Against has featured a rotating line-up, with the only consistent members being lead vocalist Tim McIlrath and bassist/vocalist Joe Principe. Zach Blair (guitar and vocals) and Brandon Barnes (drums) complete the lineup for the band’s current incarnation.

Before heading out in the fall, Rise Against will log some stage time on the Vans Warped Tour from August 6-17.

The three supporting acts will promote their own new releases during the fall tour with Rise Against. Thrice released “The Alchemy Index, Vols. III & IV” on April 15 of this year, and Alkaline Trio’s sixth album “Agony & Irony” dropped on July 1. Meanwhile, punk rock newcomers The Gaslight Anthem anticipate the release of their second full-length album “The ’59 Sound” on August 19.

Tickets for Rise Against’s fall tour go on sale nationally beginning August 8.

Rise Against itinerary:
(Dates subject to change.)

October 2 Cleveland, OH Time Warner Cable Amphitheater
October 3 Toronto, ON The Sound Academy
October 6 Worcester, MA Palladium
October 8 Wallingford, CT Chevrolet Theatre
October 9 Albany, NY Washington Avenue Armory
October 11 Hampton Beach, NH Hampton Beach Casino
October 12 Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head Live
October 13 New York, NY Roseland Ballroom
October 16 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
October 19 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
October 20 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
October 21 Tampa, FL Jannus Landing
October 22 Pompano Beach, FL Pompano Beach Amphitheater
October 23 Orlando, FL House of Blues
October 26 Austin, TX Austin City Music Hall
October 27 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theatre
November 4 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
November 8 Portland, OR Roseland Ballroom
November 9 Vancouver, BC Thunderbird Arena
November 11 Salt Lake City, UT Salt Air
November 12-13 Denver, CO The Fillmore
November 14 Kansas City, MO Uptown Theatre
November 16 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
November 17 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
November 18 Minneapolis, MN The Myth
November 20 Chicago, IL The Congress Theatre
November 22 Grand Rapids, MI Orbit Room
November 23 Detroit, MI The Fillmore

Last Updated on August 6, 2008

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