Rush is a Band

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

Thu, Aug 27, 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.
Rush's Atlantic-era albums will be reissued on vinyl over the next 3 months beginning with Presto and Roll the Bones on September 11th. Details here.
12 Months of Rush! Mercury-era Rush reissued on vinyl for 2015. Signals Blu-ray Audio 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. Details, sample chapter, interviews 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.
Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Angels: The Graphic Novel single-volume edition coming Sept 15th. Details 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.

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Thu, Aug 27, 2015@7:02AM | comments

Alex young and oldOn this day back in 1953, our favorite guitarist - Alexandar Zivojinovich (aka Alex Lifeson) - was born in Fernie, British Columbia to Serbian immigrants, Nenad and Melanija Zivojinovich. He turns 62 years young today which catches him up with his bandmates; Alex is the youngest member of Rush, being born about a month after Geddy Lee and just under a year after Neil. In honor of this occasion here's some video of a teenage Alex arguing with his parents over his future as a musician back in 1972. It's taken from the Alan King documentary Come on Children. Happy birthday Lerxst!! May you have many more, blah, blah, blah.

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Wed, Aug 26, 2015@5:47PM | comments
Shooting From The LipOver the last month or so Kevin Hale of the SHOOTING FromThe LIP podcast has been running a Rush 40 for 40 Super Fan Series where he plans on talking to 40 Rush superfans, with 8 episodes now in the books ...
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Sat, Aug 22, 2015@11:59AM | comments
Fantoons Puzzle coverThe long-awaited Rush Toons book from FANTOONS has begun shipping and is now available to order ...
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Fri, Aug 21, 2015@12:04PM | comments
Roll the Bones vinylFriday Rush updates! Atlantic-era vinyl reissues, new R40 commemorative frames, Clockwork Lives and more ...
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Fri, Aug 21, 2015@10:36AM | comments
R40 framed Gold LPRush's official merchandise store at the Rush Backstage Club has added five new R40-themed commemorative frames to their collection including a couple of customizable frames. ...
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Tue, Aug 18, 2015@9:56AM | comments
Roll the Bones vinylRush's Atlantic-era albums will be reissued on vinyl over the next 3 months beginning with Presto and Roll the Bones on September 11th, Counterparts and Test for Echo for release on October 10th, and Feedback and Snakes & Arrows on November 13th. ...
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Mon, Aug 17, 2015@2:31PM | comments
Clockwork LivesKevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's follow-up to their best-selling Clockwork Angels novel is titled Clockwork Lives and is due to release via ECW Press on September 15th. Anderson was recently interviewed by SFFWorld to discuss the novel, his friendship with Peart and some of his other projects. ...
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Mon, Aug 17, 2015@1:05PM | comments
Neil Peart's hockey kitRush, DW Drums and Sabian raised over $25,000 for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation via fan donations and eBay auction ...
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Fri, Aug 14, 2015@11:05AM | comments
Rush group hugFriday Rush updates! Rush says Thank You to the fans, Signals BD reissue, Le Studio vandalized, Randy Johnson gets an R30 kit, and more ...
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Thu, Aug 13, 2015@9:14PM | comments
Rush fan Brian sings Tom Sawyer with the Foo Fighters in EdmontonFoo Fighters bring Rush fan Brian up onstage to sing Tom Sawyer in Edmonton ...
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