Stand Against honored in their hometown of Chicago this Friday, the same day the band released their ninth album, Any generation. Mayor Lori Lightfoot proclaimed June 4 as Rise Against Day.
The sociopolitical punk band will celebrate both the proclamation and release of the album with an in-store appearance at Reckless Records in Chicago (in the Wicker Park section of town). Frontman Tim McIlrath will perform an acoustic set for the 50 lucky people who buy the album, while the entire band will sign copies of the LP for everyone in attendance.
Along with the news of the proclamation, Rise Against featured the melodic “Talking to Ourelf” as the latest single from the LP. The song was followed by the release of the tracks “Broken Dreams, Inc.”, “No Generation”, ug “Numbers”.
Regarding “Talking to Ourselves”, McIlrath explains, “When you feel like no one is listening to you, you tend to speak louder, and when you feel like no one is noticing you, start you do things to get their attention. That’s part of this song. “
As previously announced, Rise Against will begin with a heading to summer tour of the US starting July 30 in New York City, and until Aug. 24 at the show in Salt Lake City, Utah. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster, and once the sale is complete, you can also get tickets through Stubhub.
Preorder Rise Against’s Any generation album HERE, and watch the video for “Talking to Ourselves” below.