Chicago’s Rise Against has lead with politically charged punk for over twenty years. Their energized sound has always offered plenty of upbeat punk with charged live sets along the way. With a new album Nowhere Generation coming out in early June, the band has scored plenty of streams on their latest single “Nowhere Generation.” Now the band has dropped a live performance of the song and it’s exactly what we all need right now.
The catchy opening to the song with just vocals and guitar draws your attention before things tick up and go off. The hook from the second guitar mixed with the snappy drums gets into your head and doesn’t leave. The energy drives the song’s quick pacing while backing vocals add weight. Here the band takes the track’s fast paced sound to a new place, showing off their live skills to deliver even if it’s on video. Hot in black and white, the energy even hits the cameras as they appear to shake at times adding to the footage.
The performance can be watched above or on YouTube. The song can be heard on all streaming platforms. Nowhere Generation can be preordered from Loma Vista Recordings on various formats ahead of its June 04 release. Rise Against is on tour beginning July 17 at Festival Des Bieres Du Monde in Le Garde, France until October 10 in Sacramento, CA at Aftershock Festival. Their tour schedule can be found here.
Image Credits: Photo by Wyatt Troll.