Rush is a Band

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

Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ... now has a searchable archive of Rush tour date listings, powered by a new website at - which contains searchable tour date archives for OVER 1000 BANDS ...
Neil Peart has updated the news page on his website with the 4th installment in his BubbaGram series and also revealed that his next book will be titled Far and Wide: Bring That Horizon to Me!, due this Fall. Details here
Rush's vinyl reissue campaign continues! Hold Your Fire, Feedback, Snakes & Arrows now available. Details here.
Neil Peart on his 50-year career and retirement in new Drumhead magazine article/essay. Full article, Geddy Lee response and more here.
Rush's R40 Live CD/DVD/Blu-ray released on Fri, Nov 20 and has debuted at #24 on the Billboard album chart. Details, video/audio previews, tracklist and more here. Order the CD/Blu-ray Combo, CD/DVD Combo or just the CDs.
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson make guest appearance on the NBC drama Chicago Fire titled 2112. Details, screenshots and recap here.
Kevin J. Anderson's anthology 2113: Stories Inspired by the Music of Rush is set to release on April 12, 2016 and is now available for preorder ...
Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Angels companion novel Clockwork Lives now available. Details, sample chapter, interviews and more here.
Rush Toons book from FANTOONS now available. 170 pages of Rush-inspired comics, parodies, art and illustrations. Details here.
RUSH R40 LIVE TOUR After 35 shows, 34 cities and 3 unforgettable months, Rush's North American tour unfortunately came to a close August 1st at The Forum in Los Angeles. Get updates and the setlist along with photos, video, reviews and reports here.
Thu, Feb 11, 2016@11:02AM | comments

Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's follow-up to their best-selling Clockwork Angels novel, Clockwork Lives, officially released via ECW Press back on September 15th. It is described as a steampunk Canterbury Tales and further explores some of the people and places from the Clockwork Angels universe. Yesterday the audiobook version of the book was announced as one of the finalists for an Audie Award in the Multi-voiced Performance category. The Audie Awards recognizes distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA). In addition to Peart and Anderson, others involved with the audiobook include Morgan Hallet, George Guidall, Richard Poe, Jim Jenner, Tandy Cronyn, Pete Bradbury, Barbara Rosenblat, Brian Hutchinson, Luis Moreno, Lynne McCullough, and Jonathan Todd Ross. You can check out all of the other nominees and listen to a 3-minute snippet from the audiobook at this location. Winners will be announced at the Audie Awards Gala in Chicago on May 11 hosted by award winning comedian and author, Paula Poundstone. You can order the audiobook version of Clockwork Lives here.

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[Clockwork Lives Limited Edition tarot card sets now available]
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[Clockwork Lives: The Bookseller's Tale ebook now available]
[Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Lives cover art revealed]
[Kevin J. Anderson talks Clockwork Angels, Clockwork Lives, 2113 and more in new Rushcast interview]
[Kevin J. Anderson discusses the origins of Clockwork Lives in new video]
[Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Lives official press release and sample chapter]
[Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Lives due in September, now available for pre-order]
[Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart working on sequel to Clockwork Angels titled Clockwork Lives]

Wed, Feb 10, 2016@12:32PM | comments
Guitar World March 2016Rush's March 2016 Guitar World magazine feature is titled A Farewell to Kings and is now available online. In it, Guitar World's Joe Bosso sits down with Geddy and Alex to discuss the band's R40 Live tour, specifically the setlist selection, and also briefly touches on the band's future ...
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Fri, Feb 5, 2016@12:41PM | comments
Geddy and Alex in junior highFriday Rush updates! New Geddy/Alex interview, Rush and the 40th anniversary of 2112 in Prog magazine, In the Studio Moving Pictures 35th anniversary special and more ...
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Thu, Feb 4, 2016@2:31PM | comments
uDiscover R40 Live is sponsoring a Rush R40 Live quiz and contest where you can win a PRS SE Alex Lifeson Acoustic Guitar played by Alex himself. ...
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Wed, Feb 3, 2016@2:46PM | comments
Geddy and Alex in junior highClassic Rock has posted a new interview with Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson where the pair reflect on the early years of Rush; from their first meeting in junior high school 50 years ago, up until 1975 when the new guy Neil Peart took over the lyric-writing duties. ...
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Wed, Feb 3, 2016@10:03AM | comments
Moving Pictures coverRush's 1981 classic Moving Pictures will celebrate the 35th anniversary of its release this coming February 12th and is the subject of an In The Studio with Redbeard rockumentary radio show which is airing all this week and is now available for streaming online ...
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Mon, Feb 1, 2016@3:26PM | comments
Prog 63The latest edition of Prog magazine (Prog #63) hit newsstands this past Friday and contains a cover feature celebrating the upcoming 40th anniversary of Rush's 2112 album, including a new interview with Geddy Lee ...
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Fri, Jan 29, 2016@12:04PM | comments
Route 66 MotelFriday Rush updates! New news update and new book from Neil Peart, Rush in March issue of Guitar World, Moving Pictures 35th anniversary radio special and more!
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Thu, Jan 28, 2016@5:38PM | comments
Guitar World March 2016Rush will be featured in the March, 2016 issue of Guitar World magazine, with the cover tagline reading, Rush Prime Cuts with Alex + Geddy ...
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Thu, Jan 28, 2016@12:30PM | comments
Moving Pictures coverRush's 1981 classic Moving Pictures will be the subject of an hour-long In The Studio with Redbeard rockumentary radio show which will be airing in the first week of February to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the February 12, 1981 release of the album. ...
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