Rise Against and Deftones Stop in Phoenix on July 9 – ALBUM UPDATE

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Wolves by Rise Against

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Wolves(Virgin Records), the new album from Rise Against, dropped today.  Recorded withGRAMMY®-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Deftones), Wolves is the follow-up to 2014’s The Black Market, which hit No. 1 on the Alternative, Top Rock and Hard Rock albums charts in the U.S.

Kerrang awarded Wolves five out of five stars and noted, “The world may be getting worse, but Rise Against are still getting better.”Praising the album’s “fervent first single, Rolling Stone said, “‘The Violence’ is packed with jagged guitar riffs and rumbling drums that combine with Tim McIlrath punchy vocals to create a furious tension that finally bursts with a soaring chorus. ‘Are we not good enough?’ McIlrath howls. ‘Are we not brave enough?/ Is the violence in our nature just the image of our maker?'”

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Rise Against and Deftones are launching a 2017 North American tour on June 9 in Chicago, IL.  The co-headlining tour will stop in Phoenix on July 9 at the Ak-Chin Pavilion

Rise Against is preparing to release its next studio album on June 9, the same day the tour launches.  The new album, WOLVES was recorded with GRAMMY®-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Deftones).  It’s the follow up to 2014’s The Black Market, which hit No. 1 on the Alternative, Top Rock and Hard Rock albums charts in the U.S.

Multi-Platinum, GRAMMY®-winning Deftones have released eight studio albums to date including 2016’s Gore.  The Deftones have sold over 10 million albums worldwide.

Deftones (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records; Photo by Frank Maddocks)

This is the first time that Rise Against and Deftones have toured together.  This promises to be one of the biggest rock tours of the summer.

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