Rush is a Band

A blog devoted to the band RUSH:
Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson

Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

Rush's 2112 40th anniversary edition box set NOW AVAILABLE! Order yours now (2CD+DVD, 3 LP, Super Deluxe). Details, previews, reviews and more here.
Rush: Time Stand Still R40 tour documentary DVD/Blu-ray now available (order on DVD, Blu-ray). Details, trailers, clips, reviews and more here.
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson appear on The Strombo Show - talk about the final tour, 2112 40th anniversary, future projects and more. Complete interview available online here.
Triumph guitarist Rik Emmett's new solo project Rik Emmett & RESolution 9 (RES9) featuring Alex Lifeson now available. Details, video trailer and lyric videos here.
Rush recieves key to the city of Toronto in special presentation at newly-opened Lee Lifeson Art Park. Details, photos, video and more here.
Neil Peart's next book Far and Wide: Bring that Horizon to Me! is now available for purchase. Details here.
Neil Peart has updated the news page on his website with the 6th installment in his BubbaGram series where he talks about his R40 Live tour travels in the Northwest. Details here.
Rushisaband.com now has a searchable archive of Rush tour date listings, powered by a new website at TourDateSearch.com - which contains searchable tour date archives for OVER 1000 BANDS ...
Wed, Jan 18, 2017@2:26PM | comments

A compilation of four live recordings of Rush made for radio broadcasts between 1975 and 1980 titled Rush: Live On Air 1975-1980: Legendary Radio Broadcast was recently released in Europe and will be available as an import in North America next month (thanks John at Cygnus-X1.net). Several of these radio broadcast "bootlegs" have been released in Europe over the past few years due to the less stringent copyright laws that exist there as opposed to North America, including Beneath, Between And Behind: F.M. Broadcast 1975, Lady Gone Electric, Spirit of the Airwaves and Rush ABC 1974. Judging by the tracklist of each CD as seen here, discs 1 and 4 are just repackaged from the above-mentioned Spirit of the Airwaves and Beneath, Between And Behind: F.M. Broadcast 1975 respectively. Rush: Live On Air 1975-1980: Legendary Radio Broadcast is slated to release on February 10th and you can pre-order your copy here. Here's the complete tracklisting:

Disc 1: 2112 Overture, The Temples Of Syrinx, Discovery, Presentation, Soliloquy, Grand Finale, Bytor And The Snow Dog, Xanadu, The Spirit Of Radio, Natural Science, Beneath, Between, Behind, Working Man, Finding My Way, Anthem, Bastille Day, In The Mood, Drum Solo, La Villa Strangiato

Disc 2: Opening, Anthem, A Passage To Bangkok, By-Tor & The Snow Dog, Xanadu, Something For Nothing, The Trees, Cygnus X-1, Cygnus X-1 Book II: Hemispheres, Closer To The Heart

Disc 3: Circumstances, A Farewell To Kings, La Villa Strangiato, 2112, Working Man, Bastille Day, In The Mood, Drum Solo

Disc 4: Finding My Way, The Best I Can, What You're Doing, Anthem, Beneath, Between & Behind, In The End, Fly By Night, Working Man, In The Mood, Need Some Love, Bad Boy

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Wed, Jan 18, 2017@10:49AM | comments
Terry Brown Master ClassFormer Rush producer Terry Brown will be hosting a full-day Sound Recording Master Class at Phase One Studio in Toronto on Saturday March 25th with the David Barrett Trio and Michael Sadler (Saga). ...
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Mon, Jan 16, 2017@1:50PM | comments
Rush: Time Stand Still2 months after the premiere of the "Rush: Time Stand Still" documentary, the New Year has garnered a number of new reviews along with appearances on year-end best-of lists popping up in the last few weeks. Check them all out here ...
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Fri, Jan 13, 2017@11:04AM | comments
Rush 2112 40th anniversary Super Deluxe editionFriday Rush updates! 2112 box set reviews, more love for the Rush: Time Stand Still doc, Kevin J. Anderson's Reddit AMA, and more ...
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Fri, Jan 6, 2017@12:26PM | comments
Geddy 2016 suckedFriday Rush updates! Holiday greetings and a New Year's message from Geddy Lee, 2112 back in the Billboard 200, Reddit AMA with Kevin J. Anderson later today, Aaron Rodgers gets a Rush t-shirt and more ...
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Thu, Jan 5, 2017@4:58PM | comments
2113Clockwork Angels/Clockwork Lives and 2113 author Kevin J. Anderson will be doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on the Rush subreddit tomorrow at 2PM ...
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Thu, Jan 5, 2017@1:54PM | comments
Aaron Rodgers and his Rush t-shirtGreen Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was a guest on TSN Sportcentre's Cabbie Presents last week where he was "traded to Canada" and presented with a Rush t-shirt ...
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Wed, Jan 4, 2017@11:18AM | comments
Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee on KSHELegendary FM rock radio station KSHE 95 out of St. Louis is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and to celebrate they will be launching the KSHE 50th Anniversary Real Rock Museum on January 9th at kshe95.com. They've also launched a video "trailer" for the museum that features Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee ...
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Mon, Jan 2, 2017@10:06PM | comments
Geddy 2016 suckedGeddy Lee was active on his official Instagram page over the Holidays this past week. On Christmas he posted a photo of his two dogs along with some Holiday greetings, and on New Year's Eve he posted a photo of his 2016 Sucked t-shirt ...
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Fri, Dec 30, 2016@12:32PM | comments
Rush 2112 40th anniversary Super Deluxe editionRush's new 2112 40th anniversary edition box set released 2 weeks ago and sales from the reissue have propelled 2112 back into the Billboard 200 album charts at #121 ...
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