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Endgame

EndgamePounding out Metallica-size riffs and hammering cowbells, and occasionally lurching to a crawl, Chicago quartet Rise Against toggle between arena-metal...EndgameRockPounding out Metallica-size riffs and hammering cowbells, and occasionally lurching to a crawl, Chicago quartet Rise Against toggle between arena-metal...2011-03-17
Rise Against | GAME OVER Rise Against's latest album

GAME OVER Rise Against's latest album

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Endgame

Genre: Rock; Music Label: DGC

Pounding out Metallica-size riffs and hammering cowbells, and occasionally lurching to a crawl, Chicago quartet Rise Against toggle between arena-metal overkill and anthemic Bad Religion-style punk. Endgame, rife with doomsday images, plays to both the band’s strengths (shout-from-the-rooftops melodies) and weaknesses (a flair for the melodramatic). Fortunately, singer Tim McIlrath’s vein-popping zeal keeps things on course. B

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