Rush is a Band

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

Sun, Dec 21, 2014

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

12 Months of Rush! Mercury era Rush albums to release on vinyl and Blu-ray audio in 2015, beginning with Fly By Night on January 27th. 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.
RUSH 2015 TOUR Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson discus Rush's possible plans for a 2015 Rush tour, setlist requests and more. Details here.
Geddy Lee performs The Seeker at The Who Hits 50! Teenage Cancer Trust benefit concert November 11th. Details, reports and photos here.
Complete Neil Peart Strombo Show interview now available online. Details here.
Geddy Lee tapes episode of Speakeasy with author Michael Chabon in New York City. Details, reports and photos here.
Neil Peart visits the abandoned Le Studio in his latest NeilPeart.net news update for October, 2014. Check it out here.
New Neil Peart book Far and Near: On Days Like These now available! Order your copy at this location. Details and Neil Peart interview here.
Alex Lifeson performs at Scott Medlock-Robby Krieger Invitational Golf Tournament and All-star Concert. Photos and videos available here.
Kevin J. Anderson working on sequel to Clockwork Angels titled Clockwork Lives, also editing anthology of stories based on Rush songs including 2113 novella. Details here.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014@9:50PM | comments

The Andrew MacNaughtan Photographic Arts site recently sent out the following newsletter regarding a Boxing Day sale they'll be running from tomorrow through December 31st:

We are very excited to announce something we have never done before - a Boxing Day Sale! Boxing Day is the Canadian Version of Black Friday. A truly Canadian tradition seems only fitting for a RUSH Print Sale!

As a thank you to all of our loyal customers and fans we are offering a limited time discount on all items still available in the Art Store.

These prices will only be valid From December 22nd - December 31st, 2014 GMT. Please Note that Sale items will NOT arrive in time for Christmas - all sale items will be shipped in the New Year.

This is our way of saying thank you for your continued support during these difficult years after losing Andrew. As we move forward, we want to focus on celebrating his work and those of you that have gotten some joy from it, and what better time to do that than the Holidays.

So head to the Art Store - www.andrewmacnaughtan.net and check out these limited time savings.

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for the New Year!

Many thanks again to all of you from Andrew's Family and his Rush Family for your continued support and kindness. Being able to share his work with all of you after losing him means so much to us all.

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Sun, Dec 21, 2014@12:01AM | comments
International Rush DayIt's the 21st day of the 12th month - 21/12. Happy International Rush Day everyone!
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Fri, Dec 19, 2014@12:30PM | comments
R40Friday Rush updates! R40 Completist edition, big year for Rush books, International Rush Day Sunday, RushMas just around the corner, and more ...
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Wed, Dec 17, 2014@12:16PM | comments
R40Rush has released a new video trailer for the special Completist edition of their R40 40th Anniversary Collectors Box Set available at Best Buy ...
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Wed, Dec 17, 2014@11:52AM | comments
Rush FAQAlthough we didn't see any new music or touring from Rush in 2014, there were several new books on the subject of Rush published along with some new writings from Neil Peart ...
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Sun, Dec 14, 2014@8:00PM | comments
The Classic ChristmasAlex Lifeson's rendition of Little Drummer Boy, which first appeared on the 1997 compilation Merry Axemas, is included in a new Christmas compilation album from Legacy Records titled The Classic Christmas ...
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Fri, Dec 12, 2014@12:51PM | comments
Fly By NightFriday Rush updates! Mercury-era vinyl reissues coming in 2015, new Neil Peart cover feature in Rock Cellar magazine, new NeilPeart.net new update, RIAB redesign and more!
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Wed, Dec 10, 2014@5:10PM | comments
Far and NearThe December, 2014 issue of Rock Cellar magazine contains a cover feature and new interview with Neil Peart where Neil talks primarily about his recently-released book Far and Near: On Days Like These...
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Tue, Dec 9, 2014@10:44AM | comments
Fly By Night12 Months of Rush! All of the Mercury era Rush albums to be reissued on vinyl in 2015, along with select titles on Blu-ray audio ...
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Mon, Dec 8, 2014@4:58PM | comments
Neil Peart the racecar driverNeil Peart has once again updated the news page on his website. This one is a little out of order as it's a July, 2014 update - Neil has already posted a couple of other updates since then. The entry is titled Bamm Bamm and the Lemon Slug and in it Neil describes driving in the 24 Hours of LeMons in Tooele, Utah this past summer.
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