Rush is a Band

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

Mon, Aug 3, 2015

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

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.
12 Months of Rush! Mercury-era Rush reissued on vinyl for 2015. Moving Pictures LP plus vintage t-shirt now available! Details here.
Rush graces the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine's July 2, 2015 issue! The issue hit newsstands on Fri, June 19 and the complete cover story is available online. Details here.
Neil Peart talks about his travels on the R40 Live tour in his latest NeilPeart.net news update for June, 2015. Check it out here.
Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Angels companion novel Clockwork Lives due Sept 15. LE signed hardcover available for pre-order, LE companion tarot card set available. Details, sample chapter and more here.
The July, 2015 issue of Classic Rock includes a cover feature on Rush along with new interviews with Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson where they discuss the future of the band and a possible extension of the R40 Live tour ...
Alex Lifeson talks R40 Live tour and Rush's future plans in new Canadian Press interview: "we're not finished as a band". Details here.
Alex Lifeson appeared on the Renman Live web show on Wednesday, April 22nd. Get all the details and watch the entire interview here.
Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Angels: The Graphic Novel single-volume edition coming July 7th. Details here.
Rush and Ray Danniels honored at 2015 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards ceremony. Geddy Lee aceepted Rush's Humanitarian Award, and Ray Danniels was presented with a Special Achievement Award. Details, photos, and FULL video of the event here
Geddy Lee appeared on the debut episode of season 14 of That Metal Show, and premiere episode of Rock Icons. FULL episodes now online. Details here.
R40 6-disc DVD/Blu-ray box set now available, debuts at #2 on Billboard. See previews of unreleased tracks I've Been Runnin' and The Loser. Details here.

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Mon, Aug 3, 2015@11:31AM | comments

Harmonix Games just announced some new tracks to be included in the upcoming release of their new music video game Rock Band 4, one of which is Rush's A Passage to Bangkok. Several Rush songs have been included in previous versions of Rock Band and its earlier cousin Guitar Hero. Rock Band 4 will release on October 6, 2015 for the Playstation 4 and XBox One. You can view the complete list of included songs here, and pre-order Rock Band 4 at this location. Thanks to debonair for the heads up.

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Sat, Aug 1, 2015@12:00PM | comments
Rush R40 LiveAfter 35 shows, 34 cities and 3 unforgettable months, Rush's North American R40 Live tour will unfortunately come to a close tonight at The Forum in Los Angeles. Get updates and the setlist along with photos, video, reviews and reports here ...
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Fri, Jul 31, 2015@11:32AM | comments
Rush R40 LiveFriday Rush updates! R40 Live tour finishes up in LA tomorrow, new Alex Lifeson interview, RushCon this weekend, Geddy's birthday and more ...
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Thu, Jul 30, 2015@3:06PM | comments
Alex LifesonSpin magazine has posted a new interview with Alex Lifeson where he talks about the R40 Live tour, Rush's longevity, the current state of the music industry and more. ...
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Thu, Jul 30, 2015@1:22PM | comments
Rush R40 LiveIt's hard to believe, but the R40 Live North American tour is down to its final two shows! Rush rolls into Orange County tonight to play the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre - their first outdoor show since May 30th in Bristow. Get updates and the setlist along with photos, video, reviews and reports here ...
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Thu, Jul 30, 2015@11:50AM | comments
Neil Peart: Cultural RepercussionsA new book by author Bradley J. Birzer titled Neil Peart: Cultural Repercussions will release via Wordfire Press next month and you can get an early, ebook preview of the book as part of a special Humble Music Book Bundle ...
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Wed, Jul 29, 2015@6:41AM | comments
Neil and GeddyOn this day back in 1953, our favorite singer/bassist - Gary Lee Weinrib (aka Geddy Lee) - was born in Willowdale, Toronto. Happy birthday Geddy!
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Tue, Jul 28, 2015@10:45AM | comments
Ninja Sex Party - Attitude CityMusical comedy duo and YouTube sensation Ninja Sex Party released their new album Attitude City a couple of weeks ago. Attitude City is their third album and includes a song titled 6969 which is a parody of Rush's 2112 ...
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Mon, Jul 27, 2015@1:16PM | comments
Rush R40 LiveRush plays the third-to-last show of the R40 Live tonight at the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Get updates and the setlist along with photos, video, reviews and reports here ...
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Sat, Jul 25, 2015@1:12PM | comments
Rush R40 LiveVegas baby! Rush takes the R40 Live tour to Sin City tonight to play the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the 32nd and fourth-to-last show of the tour. Get updates and the setlist along with photos, video, reviews and reports here ...
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