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RISE AGAINST UNVEILS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

Rise Against will head out on a North American tour beginning on April 5th in Las Vegas, Nevada, wrapping up on May 14th in the band's hometown of Chicago. Support on the trek will come from Bad Religion and Four Year Strong. Rise Against singer Tim McIlrath said in a statement, "It was only about six years ago we were celebrating our good fortune at being picked to open for the legendary Bad Religion. I would've claimed you were lying if you said we'd be taking them out in the future; we're pretty stoked."

Rise Against will be on the road in support of its sixth studio album, Endgame, which is due out March 15th.

The album's first single, "Help Is On The Way," is currently a Top Five track at Modern Rock radio.

The song deals with the devastation left behind in New Orleans and on the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill.

"Help Is On The Way" will also be featured in the upcoming EA video game Shift 2: Unleashed.

Tickets for all dates will go on sale February 12th, with the exception of a Long Beach, California gig that will go on sale on the 19th.

Confirmed Rise Against tour dates (subject to change):
April 5 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint
April 7 - Long Beach, CA - Long Beach Arena
April 8 - La Jolla, CA - RIMAC Arena
April 9 - San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
April 11 - Portland, OR - Rose Garden Theater
April 12 - Seattle, WA - WAMU Theatre at Qwest Events
April 14 - Magna, UT - The Great Saltair
April 15 - Denver, CO - The Fillmore Auditorium
April 16 - Denver, CO - The Fillmore Auditorium
April 19 - Austin, TX - Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater
April 20 - Corpus Christi, TX - Concrete Street Amphitheater
April 22 - St. Augustine, FL - St. Augustine Amphitheater
April 23 - Boca Raton, FL - Sunset Cove Amphitheater
April 25 - North Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues
April 26 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
April 27 - Baltimore, MD - Ram's Head Live
April 29 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
May 2 - Philadelphia, PA - The Electric Factory
May 3 - Philadelphia, PA - The Electric Factory
May 5 - New York, NY - Terminal 5
May 6 - New York, NY - Terminal 5
May 7 - Cleveland, OH - Nautica Pavilion
May 8 - Champaign, IL - University of Illinois
May 10 - Sauget, IL - Pop's - Outdoors
May 11 - Kansas City, MO - Midland Theatre
May 13 - Chicago, IL - Aragon Ballroom
May 14 - Chicago, IL - Aragon Ballroom
July 3 - Milwaukee, WI - Summerfest 2011
July 8 - Toronto, ON - Edgefest
August 11 - Tinley Park, IL - First Midwest Center

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