Rise Against

Band Biography
Formation Date: 1999
Origin: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Notable Achievements: “The Sufferer & the Witness” and “Appeal to Reason” albums, were successful and peaked at number ten and number eight on the Billboard 200 chart. Four of the band’s albums were certified platinum in Canada and three albums were certified gold in the US. Rise Against is also known for their advocacy of progressive organizations such as Amnesty International and It Gets Better Project. The band actively promotes animal rights and all members are straight edge (excluding Barnes), PETA supporters, and vegetarian. source