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Q101 Radio's "Twisted" Gallery Spotlight: Chicago, IL - Dec. 13-17, 2009

The 16th installment of "Twisted," Chicago radio station Q101-FM's annual holiday concert event, will be a hard one to top. The 2009 event was expanded from 3 to 5 days, selling out all but one night.

Vans Warped Tour celebrates anniversary on the big screen

Organizers of the in-progress Vans Warped Tour will celebrate its 15th anniversary this September with a one-night-only exclusive movie theater event.

Featured Photos: Rancid in Reno, NV - July 8, 2009

Fronted by lefty guitarist Tim Armstrong, Nor-Cal ska/punk veterans Rancid are credited with reviving interest in the genre during the mid-'90s. The lineup still maintains three of the four members who formed the group in 1991. In 1993, they invited a friend by the name of Billie Joe Armstrong, who co-wrote their single "Radio," to join Rancid, but he chose to stick with his group Green Day.

Rise Against takes Rancid on summer jaunt

Melodic-hardcore rockers Rise Against are set to headline a North American summer tour with special guest Rancid.

The Cure, Offspring lead KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas

The Cure, The Offspring and Stone Temple Pilots are among the acts scheduled to appear at the annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas concerts, which are being held Dec. 13-14 at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles.

Featured Photos: Rise Against at the San Jose Event Center, San Jose CA - Nov. 7, 2008

The members of Chicago melodic-punk band Rise Against are probably impressed with California voters for passing Prop 2 last week--the ballot measure calling for more humane treatment of farm animals--as they are all strict vegetarians and active supporters of PETA. If you've seen the video for "Ready to Fall," you are already well aware of their stance on the matter.

Rise Against delivers their 'Appeal to Reason'

Chicago punk-rock band Rise Against makes no apologies for its politically and socially charged lyrics. But it doesn't want to be known for "force feeding" its views to listeners.

Album Chart: T.I. still on top

For the second consecutive week, T.I.'s "Paper Trail" is the top-selling album in the US.

Metallica, The Offspring Lead KROQ Weenie Roast Lineup

Metallica, The Offspring, The Raconteurs, Rise Against, Bad Religion and Pennywise have been tapped to play KROQ's annual Weenie Roast Y Fiesta May 17 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA.

Silverstein maps fall tour 'Arrivals'

Alt-rockers Silverstein will follow up their current slate of opening dates for punk revivalists Rise Against with a headlining tour of their own later in the year.