Rise Against will be releasing The Ghost Note Symphonies Vol 1 on 27 July through Virgin Records. The collection features reimagined versions of standout songs from the band’s discography, framing stripped-down instrumentation with unique orchestration.

The band will be heading out on a US tour in August where they will be joined by special guests AFI and Anti-Flag.

Tour Dates:

07/28 – Toronto, ON – RBC Echo Beach
07/29 – Portland, ME – State Theatre
07/31 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
08/01 – Brooklyn, NY – Ford Amphitheatre at Coney Island
08/03 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
08/04 – Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
08/05 – Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony Summer Stage
08/07 – Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
08/09 – Niagara Falls, NY – Rapids Theatre
08/10 – Rouyn-Noranda, QC – Osisko En Lumière
09/06 – Minneapolis, MN – Armory
09/09 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
09/11 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s BBQ
09/12 – Houston, TX – Revention Music Center
09/13 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
09/15 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
09/16 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
09/17 – Garden City, ID – Revolution Center
09/19 – Bozeman, MT – Brick Breeden Fieldhouse
09/20 – Calgary, AB – Grey Eagle Event Centre
09/21 – Edmonton, AB – Edmonton Expo Centre
09/23 – Vancouver, BC – PNE Forum
09/24 – Seattle, WA – WaMu Theater
09/25 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
09/28 – Concord, CA – Concord Pavilion
09/29 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl
09/30 – Irvine, CA – Five Point Amphitheater

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.