Rush is a Band

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

Mon, Jan 23, 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 ...
Fri, Jan 20, 2017@10:20PM | comments

Gibson Memphis debuted their new limited edition, Alex Lifeson Signature ES Les Paul Custom guitar earlier today at the NAMM 2017 trade show in Anaheim, CA. Mike from Gibson Memphis gave Harmony Central a detailed video breakdown of the guitar and its construction which you can check out below or on YouTube at this location. There's no word yet as to when it will be available for purchase or for how much. Geddy Lee also has a new product debuting at NAMM this weekend - Tech 21's Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp as seen in this post. Thanks to Doug N for the heads up.

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Fri, Jan 20, 2017@12:15PM | comments
Rush: Time Stand StillFriday Rush updates! 2nd wave of Time Stand Still reviews, new Geddy Lee signature SansAmp from Tech 21 at NAMM, Terry Brown Master Class, new Rush Live On Air 1975-1980 4-CD compilation and more ...
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Thu, Jan 19, 2017@5:24PM | comments
Tech 21 booth at NAMM with the GED-2112 SansAmpTech 21 will have their new Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp on display at NAMM 2017 this weekend ...
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Wed, Jan 18, 2017@2:26PM | comments
Rush: Live On Air 1975-1980: Legendary Radio BroadcastA 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. ...
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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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