Rush is a Band

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Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

Geddy Lee to appear on AXS TV's The Big Interview with Dan Rather on October 24th. Details here.
Geddy Lee discusses recording music and making memories at Le Studio in new Q interview - Le Studio was destroyed in a fire on August 11th. Details here.
Geddy Lee performs Take Off! with Bob & Doug McKenzie at live reunion fundraiser event. Details, video here.
The Toronto High Park Zoo's trio of Capybara pups will be named Geddy, Alex and Neil after Rush! Details here.
Alex Lifeson guest appearance on Marco Minnemann's new album BORREGO. Order the album here. Details here.
Martin Popoff's new book Rush: Album by Album now available. Details here.
Virigina Grohl's new book From Cradle to Stage features a chapter on Geddy Lee and his mother, now available for purchase. Details here.
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson accepted Rush's 2017 Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at the 2017 Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards Gala Dinner April 20th in Toronto. Details, photos, interviews and more here.
Alex Lifeson on upcoming solo projects, Rush's future, Geddy Lee's book project, and more in new Sirius XM interview. Details here.
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson induct Yes into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Geddy performs with YES! Video, photos, post-induction reports/interviews and more 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.
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 ...
Fri, Sep 15, 2017@1:23PM | comments

UPDATE - 9/20@10:21AM: Here's a short, 30-second promo vid for the 5th season which features Geddy Lee and around the 10-second mark (thanks RushFanForever):

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The AXS TV interview series The Big Interview with Dan Rather kicks off next month and AXS TV has announced the lineup for the upcoming fifth season, which includes an appearance by Rush's Geddy Lee on October 24th:

The X Factor UK" judge Sharon Osbourne will sit down with award-winning newsman Dan Rather to discuss her prolific career in the fifth season fall premiere of AXS TV's dynamic original series "The Big Interview" on Oct. 10. Osbourne is the first guest in an exciting lineup of nine all-new episodes which feature Rather conducting candid, up-close-and-personal interviews with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. ... The new season also includes iconic Grammy-winning California native rockers The Doobie Brothers, as Rather chats with band members Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons, and John McFee on Oct. 17. Canadian rock icon and renowned Rush front man Geddy Lee is up next on Oct. 24, followed by introspective folk songstress Jewel on Oct. 31, and actor Kiefer Sutherland, who is taking a leap into country music on Nov. 7. Blues-rock legend Steve Miller follows on Nov. 14, game-changing English rocker and guitar legend Peter Frampton joins Rather on Nov. 21 and famed E Street Band axe-man/actor Steven Van Zandt appears on Dec. 5. ...

For more information on the series, visit the website at AXS.com. Thanks to Dave L and Scott G for the heads up.

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Fri, Sep 15, 2017@11:47AM | comments
Art of Rush European EditionFriday Rush updates! Art of Rush European Edition now available, Neil Peart turns 65, Rush reference in Goon: Last of the Enforcers and more ...
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Tue, Sep 12, 2017@9:53AM | comments
Neil Peart then and nowNeil Peart was born on this day back in 1952. Happy 65th birthday Pratt!!!
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Mon, Sep 11, 2017@5:57PM | comments
Art of Rush European EditionA limited edition, signed Art of Rush European Edition will be available for purchase in extremely limited quantities tomorrow at 3PM UK time (10AM EST) via The Rush Backstage Club ...
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Thu, Sep 7, 2017@12:02PM | comments
Geddy with his new 1962 Fender Jazz from The Guitar BrokerFriday Rush updates! Geddy gets a new bass, Signals and Hold Your Fire celebrate anniversaries, Tom Sawyer in new Netflix movie Little Evil and more ...
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Wed, Sep 6, 2017@12:28PM | comments
Geddy with his new 1962 Fender Jazz from The Guitar BrokerGeddy Lee continues to grow his already large collection of bass guitars. He just recently purchased a rare 1962 Fender Jazz bass from The Guitar Broker in Ft. Lauderdale, FL ...
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Tue, Sep 5, 2017@4:29PM | comments
SignalsRush's 1982 classic Signals will celebrate the 35th anniversary of its release this coming Saturday, September 9th and is the subject of an In The Studio with Redbeard rockumentary radio show special which is airing all this week and is now available for streaming online ...
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Mon, Sep 4, 2017@10:01AM | comments
Little EvilRush's Tom Sawyer is featured in the new Netflix original horror comedy film Little Evil ...
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Fri, Sep 1, 2017@12:36PM | comments
A Farewell to KingsFriday Rush updates! A Farewell to Kings 40th anniversary, no Lee-Lifeson project in the works currently, RushCamp this weekend, and more ...
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Tue, Aug 29, 2017@8:10AM | comments
A Farewell to KingsToday marks the 40th anniversary of the US release of Rush's 5th studio album - 1977's A Farewell to Kings. Happy anniversary!
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