Rush is a Band

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

Thu, Dec 25, 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.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014@2:17PM | comments

Issue #52 of the UK's Prog magazine will hit newsstands this coming January 5th and contains a cover feature on Rush. The cover is a collage of 40 Rush-related images, with the taglines Rush Chronicles: New album? New tour? Rush reveal all, R40: 40 years of the most important band you've ever heard, and 40 famous Rush fans choose their 40 favorite Rush songs. The feature also includes an interview with Neil Peart where he talks about his latest book Far and Near: On Days Like These, and you can read a teaser of the interview online here. Thanks to RushFanForever for the heads up.

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Sun, Dec 21, 2014@9:50PM | comments
Andrew MacNaughtan Geddy Lee printThe 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 ...
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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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