O Rise Against
Rise Against is an American punk/hardcore band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. At present, are members of Tim McIlrath (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Joe Principe (bass guitar, backing vocals), Brandon Barnes (drums), and Zach Blair (lead guitar, backing vocals).
The group is known as a political and radical, although this designation very hampered. Their lyrics often deal with political and social themes and the members are actively involved in various events and protests. Also they are all vegetarians, straight edge (in addition to Brandon), advocate of animal rights, and actively supports the movement of Peta.