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Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson

Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

12 Months of Rush! Mercury-era Rush reissued on vinyl for 2015. Fly By Night, Caress of Steel, 2112 Hologram Edition and All the World's a Stage now available. Details here.
Neil Peart recovers some lost luggage in his latest news update for March, 2015. Check it out 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
RUSH R40 LIVE TOUR Rush will kick off their R40 Live 2015, 34-date, North American tour this coming May. Get all the details and latest rumors here.
Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Angels companion novel Clockwork Lives due in September, now available for pre-order. Details, sample chapter, cover art and more 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.
Geddy Lee episode of Speakeasy with author Michael Chabon now airing on PBS stations. Details, video preview, and stations/times here.
Neil Peart talks R40 setlist and more in extensive, new Sirius XM Deep Tracks interview with Jim Ladd. 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.
Clockwork Angels: The Comic Scripts companion to the graphic novel series now available. Single-volume, full-length Clockwork Angels graphic novel due this spring. Details here.

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Sat, Mar 28, 2015@9:59AM | comments

Rush's 2112: Hologram Edition vinyl reissue released back on March 17th as part of the band's 12 Months of Rush vinyl reissue campaign. Sales from the vinyl edition have propelled the album back into the Billboard 200 where it currently sits at #149; it's also #2 on the Vinyl Albums chart. A similar thing happened back in 2012 with the release of the 2112 Deluxe Edition. Rush is releasing all of the Mercury-era Rush albums on vinyl along with a few select titles on Blu-ray audio throughout 2015. The 12 Months of Rush as they are calling it will see the band releasing one or two titles a month throughout the year. They started with Fly By Night in January (Vinyl, Blu-ray Audio), Caress of Steel in February, and last Tuesday the reissue campaign continued with the release of 2112 and All the World's a Stage on vinyl. The 2112 vinyl reissue is a special Hologram Edition as described in this press release and seen in this 1-minute demo video. All titles are reissued on high-quality vinyl with a 320kbps MP4 Digital Audio download code, with Fly By Night, A Farewell to Kings and Signals also having a Blu-ray Audio release. The rest of the reissue titles will be released throughout the remainder of the year and can be pre-ordered at the links below:

A Farewell to Kings (04/21/15) - Vinyl | Blu-ray Audio
Hemispheres (05/19/15) - Vinyl
Permanent Waves (06/16/15) - Vinyl
Moving Pictures (07/21/15) - Vinyl
Exit ... Stage Left (07/21/15) - Vinyl
Signals (08/18/15) - Vinyl | Blu-ray Audio
Grace Under Pressure (09/15/15) - Vinyl
Power Windows (10/20/15) - Vinyl
Hold Your Fire (11/17/15) - Vinyl
A Show of Hands (12/1/15) - Vinyl

Related Posts:
[Rush All the World's a Stage and 2112: Hologram Edition vinyl reissues released today]
[Rush Caress of Steel vinyl reissue released today]
[The 12 Months of Rush continues with the release of a special Hologram Edition of 2112 on vinyl]
[Rush Fly by Night vinyl and Blu-ray Audio reissue released today]
[12 Months of Rush: Mercury era Rush albums to release on Blu-ray Audio and vinyl in 2015]
[Mercury Records to release Blu-ray Audio remaster and vinyl reissue of Fly By Night]
[Rush Fly By Night 40th anniversary vinyl release?]

Sat, Mar 28, 2015@9:30AM | comments
Neil's lost luggageNeil Peart has once again updated the news page on his website with story titled Miracle in Colorado, which recounts how a luggage road case he lost 11 years ago finally found its way back to him ...
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Fri, Mar 27, 2015@12:19PM | comments
Rush R40 LiveFriday Rush updates! R40 Live just 6 weeks away, last day for R40 photo submissions, vinyl re-issues, new Art of Rush book pre-order, Steven Spielberg to direct Ready Player One and more!
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Thu, Mar 26, 2015@12:20PM | comments
Art of RushRush and Hugh Syme will be releasing a limited edition Art of Rush book. It will be available for pre-order exclusively through the Rush Backstage Club beginning on Friday, March 27th at 10AM ...
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Thu, Mar 26, 2015@9:46AM | comments
Ready Player OneSteven Spielberg has been announced as the director for the film adaptation of Ernest Clines's 2011 sci-fi novel Ready Player One, which contains several Rush references ...
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Tue, Mar 24, 2015@11:02AM | comments
Geddy Lee accepts Rush's Humanitarian Juno AwardThe complete 2015 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards ceremony is now available online, including Rush's acceptance of the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award and Ray Danniel's acceptance of the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award ...
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Fri, Mar 20, 2015@12:26PM | comments
Geddy Lee at the 2015 JunosFriday Rush updates! Rush and Ray Danniels Juno Awards, R40 tour rehearsals, new signature Alex Lifeson acoustic guitar, RushCon updates and more!
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Tue, Mar 17, 2015@10:24PM | comments
Geddy Lee at the 2015 JunosRush's 2015 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award Juno induction video has been made available online. This past Saturday evening Rush was the recipient of the 2015 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the 2015 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards ceremony in Hamilton, ON. The band's 5-minute induction video is now available online ...
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Tue, Mar 17, 2015@2:01PM | comments
PRS SE Alex Lifeson Thinline Acoustic GuitarPRS Guitars has announced a new Special Edition Alex Lifeson Signature Thinline Acoustic Guitar ...
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Tue, Mar 17, 2015@1:17PM | comments
Anthrax bassist Frank Bello at NAMM 2015Anthrax bassist Frank Bello was interviewed by Madcap Music Review's John Golden at the NAMM 2015 show this past January. He spent most of the time talking bass guitars but towards the end of the interview he's asked whether he's excited about Rush's upcoming R40 Live tour and something very interesting to say ...
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