Rise Against to Release New Album ‘Wolves’ June 9

Rise Against is back ! The band will release their new album Wolves on June 9 via Virgin Records. The first single The Violence is available now. Listen to it here. Killer song not to miss !! Get your copy here.

WOLVES is available for pre-order in digital and physical formats HERE. Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive The Violence.

Rise Against is partnering with Vans to give fans a preview of WOLVES with performances at House of Vans Chicago (April 21) and House of Vans Brooklyn (April 24). The Rise Against performances at House of Vans Chicago and Brooklyn are free to the public and tickets can be claimed via ballot system at www.houseofvans.com now. The band will also play the Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA on April 26.

This summer, Rise Against will join Deftones on an extensive co-headline tour, which will kick off on June 9 and feature special guest Thrice. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, April 21, for Rise Against’s July 13 headline showat the historic Shrine Exposition Hall in Los Angeles. See below for itinerary.

Throughout its career, Rise Against has kept its moral compass steady, using its international punk platform to speak out for social justice. With WOLVES, the band challenges fans to join them in creating a bold new identity together. The album is about recognizing the power within; it’s a primal call for the prey to become the hunters. 

“In many ways, a Rise Against show is a safe space for our fans,” lead singer Tim McIlrath says. “But I realized that I don’t only want to create safe spaces, I want to create dangerous spaces where misogyny can’t exist, where xenophobia can’t exist. I want to create spaces where those sentiments don’t have any air, and they suffocate: where those ideas die. WOLVES isn’t about creating a safe space, it’s about creating a space that’s dangerous for injustice.”

Rise Against chose to record its eighth studio album, WOLVES, with GRAMMY®-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Deftones). Recording with Raskulinecz meant moving to Nashville, TN – far from the band’s familiar worlds of Chicago and Los Angeles, and a state where Rise Againsthas rarely played. The setting had a clear impact on the album.

“Living in Nashville drove home that we can’t just focus on our differences,” McIlrath says. “If we can stop and talk to each other, face to face, we might realize our common ground. We are all wolves in the same pack, circling at the gates.”


Track Listing – WOLVES
1. Wolves
2. House On Fire
3. The Violence
4. Welcome To The Breakdown
5. Far From Perfect
6. Bulls***
7. Politics of Love
8. Parts Per Million
9. Mourning in Amerika
10. How Many Walls
11. Miracle
Rise Against – Spring Headline Shows
4/21 – Chicago, IL – House of Vans
4/24 – Brooklyn, NY – House of Vans
4/26 – Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
Rise Against & Deftones Co-Headline Summer Tour with Special Guest Thrice
6/9 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
6/10 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Michigan Lottery Theater at Freedom Hill
6/11 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
6/13 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
6/16 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
6/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
6/18 – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater
6/20 – Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
6/22 – Tampa, FL @ MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
6/23 – Miami, FL @ Bayfront Park Amphitheater
6/24 – Jacksonville, FL @ Daily’s Place Amphitheater
6/26 – The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
6/27 – Dallas, TX @ Starplex Pavilion
6/28 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater
6/30 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
7/1 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheater
7/3 – Seattle, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
7/6 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
7/7 – Chula Vista, CA @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
7/8 – Las Vegas, NV @ Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
7/9 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Rise Against – Summer Headline Show
7/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Exposition Hall