Rise Against teases new album
2014-04-14 by TheNoodle | 66 Comments
Rise Against has posted a short 27 second video on their Facebook page to tease a new album. The tease is a quick chronology of their past albums, with a short clip at the end indicating a new album will be "coming soon" in 2014.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10153988341220705&set=vb.43541175704

At the end of 2013 Rise Against took some time off following some lengthy touring to recoup, and work on new material. Back in December, Tim McIlrath was quoted as saying, "It's been a good breather, but now I can't wait turn up some amps and scream." This could indicate a return to a heavier sound that was more prominent in their early material. That is only speculation though.
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PistolPete
April 14th 2014
3631 Comments


More of the same? Probably....

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TheNoodle
April 14th 2014
9 Comments


Their sound becomes a lot more "mainstream" after Siren Song. I've been a fan of these guys the whole time, but it would be great to hear them full on rock out again! They've had B-sides all through their discography that shows they still have it in them. I have my fingers crossed that they bring that energy for a full album again.

Nocturnal
April 14th 2014
1329 Comments


Great band. Some screams would be great too.

sapient
April 14th 2014
2122 Comments


Excited for this

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GreyShadow
April 14th 2014
494 Comments


I'm also hoping for some screams but no matter what we get, i'm sure it will be great. They've become one of my favorite bands over the years and have yet to dissapoint

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unaMUSEd
April 14th 2014
1114 Comments


Linkin Park, Muse, and Rise Against all going to a heavier sound on their next albums? It's gonna be a good year for the more popular rock/alternative music.

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ASnideReturns
April 14th 2014
5242 Comments


Sounds decent.

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SnakeDelilah
April 14th 2014
8133 Comments


Because heavier sound = better music, right guys?

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titanslayer
April 14th 2014
1939 Comments


Hopefully this will be good

BMDrummer
April 14th 2014
8873 Comments


I'm actually a huge fan of these guys, should be cool.

danielito19
April 14th 2014
6172 Comments


nostalgia

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Futures
April 14th 2014
11840 Comments


hope they play some new jams when i see them at summerfest

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Nocturnal
April 14th 2014
1329 Comments


"Because heavier sound = better music, right guys?"

Correct and also: No growls = not music.

TooManyFriends
April 14th 2014
722 Comments


Please be more like Siren Song and less like Endgame

fallenbird
April 14th 2014
3994 Comments


More Rise Against is always a good thing.

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fallenbird
April 14th 2014
3994 Comments


Fanboying the fuck out right now!!

Ecnalzen
April 14th 2014
6730 Comments


Ooooo, back to a little bit of the heavier side? I am interested in this.

joshieboy12345
April 14th 2014
5371 Comments


Ohhhh fuck yeah

AdolfChrist
April 15th 2014
1798 Comments


"Because heavier sound = better music, right guys?"

not necessarily, but if youre watering down your music to make it more accessible its usually going to be shit, and if theyre going for a less accessible sound the next time around it might mean theyre making what they want to make instead of making safe boring music for the radio. which means its more likely to be good. so yeah, in this case, heavier sound probably = better music

ProjectFreak
April 15th 2014
1419 Comments


Please be better than Endgame, please be better than Endgame

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fallenbird
April 15th 2014
3994 Comments


Endgame rocked so if this is better then it should be totally baller.

ProjectFreak
April 15th 2014
1419 Comments


Endgame was their worst album...

AmericnZero02
April 15th 2014
3354 Comments


All of their albums are great though.

I'm pumped for this

fallenbird
April 15th 2014
3994 Comments


Nah ProjectFreak, ATR was their worst, Endgame was a solid 4, just under SSFTCC and RPM. Sufferer and the Witness still remains their best work.

someguest
April 15th 2014
20929 Comments


You're all "Drones" for still following these twats.

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RobbaqPL
April 15th 2014
161 Comments


Endgame was duuuuuuuuuuuull, and I actually liked Appeal to Reason (for the most part). I don't think these guys are ever gonna be good again.

Kris.
April 15th 2014
12404 Comments


they haven't released anything worthwhile since TS&TW but i'm intrigued nevertheless.


Nah ProjectFreak, ATR was their worst, Endgame was a solid 4, just under SSFTCC and RPM. Sufferer and the Witness still remains their best work.


this is so, so, so wrong.

unaMUSEd
April 15th 2014
1114 Comments


"Nah ProjectFreak, ATR was their worst, Endgame was a solid 4, just under SSFTCC and RPM. Sufferer and the Witness still remains their best work."

100% correct

danielito19
April 15th 2014
6172 Comments


they haven't released anything worthwhile since TS&TW but i'm intrigued nevertheless.[2]

ProjectFreak
April 15th 2014
1419 Comments


Siren Song is their best IMO

danielito19
April 15th 2014
6172 Comments


RPM>SS

unforgiven89
April 15th 2014
152 Comments


"Because heavier sound = better music, right guys?"

Haha this. Imo they're later albums are just as good, if not better than their earlier ones. Their songwriting continues to get better and better and Endgame has become one of my favourites by them. I'll take songs like Satellite, Architects and Make it Stop over a lot of their earlier, punkier material.

Green Baron
April 15th 2014
20076 Comments


Stoked for this

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fallenbird
April 15th 2014
3994 Comments


In what world are Disparity By Design and This Is Letting Go dull? No song off of endgame is dull, they all hold their own against albums like Siren Song and RPM.

Kris.
April 15th 2014
12404 Comments


again, very false. endgame is boring as fuck, stop liking boring music

fromtheinside
April 15th 2014
18865 Comments


"Because heavier sound = better music, right guys?"

Haha this. Imo they're later albums are just as good, if not better than their earlier ones. Their songwriting continues to get better and better and Endgame has become one of my favourites by them. I'll take songs like Satellite, Architects and Make it Stop over a lot of their earlier, punkier material.


lol, check out this cool dude

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fallenbird
April 15th 2014
3994 Comments


Nah bra, the only RA album that's close to boring is ATR. Endgame has their best lyrics and some of their best songs.

fromtheinside
April 15th 2014
18865 Comments


fuck, tfw you immediately regret commenting in a thread that will never leave your update tab

Durrzo
April 15th 2014
1116 Comments


Endgame did nothing for me, and I really like this band.

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Sabrutin
April 15th 2014
935 Comments


I really like this band, I'm hoping in a good album.

Endgame has some of their best songs. [2]

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someguest
April 15th 2014
20929 Comments


'Stick it to the man!' songs were never meant to be whiny. These guys blow.

fallenbird
April 15th 2014
3994 Comments


@fromtheinside: Haha tough life dude

fallenbird
April 15th 2014
3994 Comments


@someguest: RA songs are never whiny

Kris.
April 15th 2014
12404 Comments


wow please stop saying dumb things

fallenbird
April 15th 2014
3994 Comments


Deep down inside you know I'm right.

Kris.
April 15th 2014
12404 Comments


no not at all
endgame is fucking awful and a chore to sit through.
ATR at least had some really decent songs (Savior being one of the better songs they've ever written)
you're just being a fucking dummy

danielito19
April 15th 2014
6172 Comments


ok how about we stop commenting on this thread

Slut
April 15th 2014
2476 Comments


Which thread

danielito19
April 15th 2014
6172 Comments


you got that right

unaMUSEd
April 15th 2014
1114 Comments


Kris does not think opinions exist :P

Spec
April 15th 2014
27212 Comments


If the new stuff is anything like Endgame I won't bother.

AdolfChrist
April 15th 2014
1798 Comments


"Their songwriting continues to get better and better"

yeah more and more like watered down radio rock, they sure are becoming master songwriters.

VaxXi
April 15th 2014
599 Comments


Lyrics of Siren Song and structure of Sufferer and Witness and I will shove my money down Tim's throat forever.

fallenbird
April 15th 2014
3994 Comments


Lyrics of Endgame*

TooManyFriends
April 15th 2014
722 Comments


Siren Song >>>>>> all



fallenbird
April 15th 2014
3994 Comments


Sufferer >>>>>>> all

beachdude
April 16th 2014
323 Comments


Sufferer >>>>>>> all [2]

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IntoTheFire
April 16th 2014
89 Comments


Sufferer >RPM> ...

NeoSpaz
April 16th 2014
4519 Comments


should be interesting

and fuck orf you twats

RPM is still to date this bands greatest

unforgiven89
April 16th 2014
152 Comments



"yeah more and more like watered down radio rock, they sure are becoming master songwriters."

They're sound hasn't changed a massive amount. Not like Metallica from AJFA - Load for example. Listen to TSATF and Endgame and they aren't really THAT different.

The songs have gotten increasingly memorable and melodic. But of course catchy and melodic = selling out/radio rock.

Green Baron
April 16th 2014
20076 Comments


Their melodic songs tend to be a bit bland

CaptainDooRight
April 16th 2014
30063 Comments


my ladies favorit rock band or band or whatever you call this

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ProjectFreak
April 16th 2014
1419 Comments


Eh, they have some good melodic songs (Savior comes to mind).

I don't want heaviness, I just want Tim to actually sound like he cares, and for everything to stop being overproduced to insane degrees. Endgame sounded disgusting.

Ecnalzen
April 16th 2014
6730 Comments


I like Sufferer, but I never understood why it seems to be looked upon as their best. I would put RPM and Siren over it, but that's just me.

AdolfChrist
April 16th 2014
1798 Comments


"Lyrics of Endgame*"

...are uninspired shit.

MonotoneMop
April 17th 2014
203 Comments


If everything sounds like "Hairline Fracture", I'd be fine with it. Endgame was just samey in a bad way. "Wait For Me" was one of the most boring songs I've ever heard.



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