PICS: Rise Against at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre

Rise Against took a bruising to Chula Vista's Mattress Firm Amphitheatre on July 7.

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The band is known for their brand of melodic hardcore punk rock -- which was on full display during the Friday night show (stay tuned for our photo galleries of fellow show-mates Deftones and Thrice coming soon).
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Rise Against is composed of vocalist Tim McIlrath, bassist Joe Principe, drummer Brandon Barnes and guitarist Zach Blair (pictured).
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The band's 2004 major label debut album, "Siren Song of the Counter Culture," ironically brought them mainstream success.
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The group is widely known for their advocacy of progressive organizations such as Amnesty International, It Gets Better Project and PETA.
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They got their start in Chicago, Illinois in 1999.
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Rise Against spent their first five years signed to the iconic independent punk record label Fat Wreck Chords, with which they released two studio albums.
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In 2007, the band released its own signature shoes in conjunction with Vans. They said their Vans shoes would be "completely vegan in consideration to [our] animal rights efforts."
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The band counts Minor Threat, Black Flag, Face to Face, Bad Brains, Descendents, Refused and Fugazi as influences (among others).
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They released their latest album, “Wolves,” on June 9, 2017 via Virgin Records, with the leadoff single “The Violence.”
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The band’s July 7 set list included the following songs: “Ready to Fall,” “The Good Left Undone,” “Re-Education (Through Labor),” “Satellite”…
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Followed by “The Violence,” “Help is on the Way,” “Give It All,” “Welcome to the Breakdown,” “Survive,” “People Live Here,” “Wolves,” “Prayer of the Refugee,” “Make It Stop (September’s Children)” and “Savior.”
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