Rise Against, with A Day To Remember, Title Fight
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Rise Against was formed in Chicago in 1999, and has delivered over a decade of successful passionate music. Their 2006 album The Sufferer and the Witness hit #10 on Billboard 200, and their 2008 album Appeal to Reason hit #3 on the Billboard 200. They have toured throughout the U.S., the U.K. and in festivals, and they have toured with bands such as Bad Religion and My Chemical Romance. Rise Against has embraced their activism by publicly fighting for groups such as PETA, Punk Voter, and Rethink Afghanistan; and they won Best Animal-Friendly Band by PETA in 2009. "Make it Stop", the hit on their 2011 album Endgame, was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award for Best Video with a Message. The album features other top 5 rock radio singles such as "Satellite" and "Help is on the Way". Rise Against will also be featured on Chimes of Freedom: The Song of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International which will be released January 24th and contains 76 Bob Dylan songs by over 80 artists.