To promote their upcoming studio album, the now-legendary Chicago punk rockers Rise Against will be doing a short European tour in June, according to their official website.
Tour dates are below:
06/14 - Greenfield Festival - Interlaken, Switzerland 06/21 - Hurricane Festival - Scheesel, Germany 06/22 - Southside Festival - Neuhasen, Germany
Prior to their european tour, Rise Against are scheduled perform at the sixth annual Download Festival at Donington Park on June 13th. The festival will be headlined by Kiss, The Offspring and Lostprophets.
Also newly confirmed to perform are Motorhead and Rise Against. Judas Priest and H.I.M. are also scheduled to play there.
Rise Against are presently working on their follow-up to 2006's "The Sufferer and the Witness." It will be their first release with new guitarist Zach Blair, who replaced Chris Chasse on tour earlier last year. Although no title or release date for the new album has been set, a summer/fall 2008 release date is expected.