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Fri, Oct 9, 2015

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

Rush's R40 Live CD/DVD to release November 20th, Roll the Bones digital single and VIDEO available online! Details, cover, tracklist and more here.
12 Months of Rush! Mercury-era Rush reissued on vinyl for 2015. Signals vinyl reissue now available! Details here.
Rush's Atlantic-era albums will be reissued on vinyl over the next 3 months beginning with Presto and Roll the Bones on October 23rd. Details here.
Neil Peart has once again updated the news page on his website with story titled BubbaGram #1, where he introduces a new format for his upcoming news updates. Details here.
Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Angels companion novel Clockwork Lives now available. Details, sample chapter, interviews and more here.
Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Angels: The Graphic Novel single-volume edition now available. Details here.
Rush feature on the final days of the R40 Live tour in the October, 2015 issue of Classic Rock Magazine. Details 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.
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.

Rush R40 Live 2015 Tour

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Sat, Aug 1 The Forum: Los Angeles, CA
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Fri, Oct 9, 2015@9:32AM | comments

Rush's vinyl re-issue campaign continues today with the release of Signals on vinyl - the Blu-ray Audio version was released back in August. Rush has been releasing their entire back catalog on vinyl throughout 2015. Next up are Presto and Roll the Bones which are slated to release in two weeks on October 23rd. All titles are high-quality vinyl with a 320kbps MP4 Digital Audio download code, and you can order/pre-order all the various Mercury-era and Atlantic-era reissues using the links below:


Fly By Night (01/27/15) - Vinyl | Blu-ray Audio
Caress of Steel (02/17/15) - Vinyl
2112: Hologram Edition (03/17/15) - Vinyl
All the World's a Stage (03/17/15) - Vinyl
A Farewell to Kings (04/21/15) - Vinyl | Blu-ray Audio
Hemispheres (05/19/15) - Vinyl
Permanent Waves (06/16/15) - Vinyl
Moving Pictures (07/24/15) - Vinyl | Vinyl + Large t-shirt | Vinyl + XL t-shirt
Signals (08/14/15) - Blu-ray Audio
Exit ... Stage Left (09/25/15) - Vinyl
Signals (10/09/15) - Vinyl


Presto (10/23/15) - Vinyl
Roll the Bones (10/23/15) - Vinyl
Counterparts (11/6/15) - Vinyl
Test for Echo (11/6/15) - Vinyl
Grace Under Pressure (12/4/15) - Vinyl
Power Windows (12/4/15) - Vinyl
Hold Your Fire (12/11/15) - Vinyl
A Show of Hands (12/11/15) - Vinyl
Feedback (1/15/16) - Vinyl
Snakes & Arrows (1/15/16) - Vinyl

Thu, Oct 8, 2015@10:46AM | comments
R40 LiveRush filmed their back-to-back, hometown shows in Toronto on this past summer's R40 Live tour for a future live release, which we learned a few weeks ago would be hitting stores on November 20th just in time for the holiday season. The CD/DVD/BD will be titled R40 Live and the cover, tracklist and other details have been revealed, along with all the various pre-order packages ...
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Wed, Oct 7, 2015@4:42PM | comments
Rush R40 LiveEarlier today Billboard Boxscore reported a big batch of official sales and attendance figures for Rush's R40 Live tour, bringing the total reported dates so far up to 32. ...
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Mon, Oct 5, 2015@10:58PM | comments
Roll the Bones LiveRush filmed their back-to-back, hometown shows in Toronto on this past summer's R40 Live tour for a future live release, which we learned a few weeks ago would be hitting stores on November 20th just in time for the holiday season. The CD/DVD/BD will be titled R40 Live and is now available for pre-order as three CDs only, as a 3-disc CD/DVD combo, or as a 3-disc CD/Blu-ray combo. ...
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Mon, Oct 5, 2015@9:21AM | comments
Roll the Bones LiveRush's R40 Live tour ended in Los Angeles back in early August and the band filmed their back-to-back shows in Toronto for a future live DVD release. We learned a few weeks ago that Zoe/Rounder Records/Concord Music Group will be releasing the as-yet-unnamed live CD/DVD on November 20th. As a preview, they released a digital version of Roll the Bones (Live) from the CD, and have now also released the video of the song via YouTube ...
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Fri, Oct 2, 2015@2:35PM | comments
Geddy Lee on MLB NetworkGeddy Lee called in to MLB Network yesterday for a 10-minute interview where he talks about baseball, the Blue Jays, singing the Candian National Anthem at the '95 All-star game, and whether Rush is considering more touring ...
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Fri, Oct 2, 2015@12:52PM | comments
Roll the Bones LiveFriday Rush updates! Roll the Bones (Live) from upcoming R40 Live CD/DVD, new Rush references on TV, Geddy Lee talks Toronto Blue Jays, and more ...
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Thu, Oct 1, 2015@7:42AM | comments
The Goldberg's Rush t-shirtThere was a major Rush t-shirt appearance on last night's episode of the ABC '80s sitcom The Goldbergs (Season 3, Episode 2 - A Chrous Lie). Erica's potential date to homecoming is a Rush fan and is shown wearing three separate Rush t-shirts at different points in the show ...
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Mon, Sep 28, 2015@4:05PM | comments
Clockwork LivesAuthor Kevin J. Anderson was a guest on the Michael Artsis webshow on BeTerrific!! TV this past week to talk about his and Neil Peart's new novel Clockwork Lives ...
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Sat, Sep 26, 2015@5:08PM | comments
Geddy Lee watching the Toronto Blue JaysGeddy Lee was in attendance in his regular seats behind home plate this afternoon to watch his Toronto Blue Jays defeat the Tampa Bay Rays, was interviewed during the game ...
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