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Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson

Tue, Jul 28, 2015

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

RUSH R40 LIVE TOUR Rush plays the US Airways Center in Phoenix tonight. Get updates and the setlist along with photos, video, reviews and reports here.
12 Months of Rush! Mercury-era Rush reissued on vinyl for 2015. Moving Pictures LP plus vintage t-shirt 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. LE signed hardcover available for pre-order, LE companion tarot card set available. Details, sample chapter 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.
Alex Lifeson appeared on the Renman Live web show on Wednesday, April 22nd. Get all the details and watch the entire interview here.
Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Angels: The Graphic Novel single-volume edition coming July 7th. Details 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
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.
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.

Rush R40 Live 2015 Tour

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Mon, Jul 27, 2015@1:16PM | comments

Date/Time: Monday, July 27th @ 7:30PM
Show Number: 33
Venue: US Airways Center
Place: Phoenix, AZ
Twitter: #R40PHX | #R40Live
Instagram: #R40PHX
YouTube: Phoenix Rush R40 Live Tour
Setlist: Version B ???

Rush plays the third-to-last show of the R40 Live tonight at the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. After tonight the band will take a 3-day break, then head to SoCal for the final 2 shows in Irvine and Los Angeles. The band has been hard to predict as far as the setlist goes on this third leg of the tour. The pattern so far has been B-C-A-B-G-B-A-C-A, which isn't really a pattern at all. All we can say with relative certainty is that they won't play the same setlist back-to-back nights, so tonight's show will probably be B or C, with B being more likely since they haven't played it since Seattle. For more discussion on the potential setlist along with a preview of the show, check out the pre-show SPOILER review below the fold. There will be an informal pre-show fan gathering at Cooperstown across from the venue later this afternoon. Tonight's show is scheduled to start at 7:30PM, so Rush should be hitting the stage around 7:45-ish (10:45PM EST). For everyone going to the show, have fun, stay safe and make sure to share your reports, reviews, photos and video with us. Ruussshhhh!!!!!

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Sat, Jul 25, 2015@1:12PM | comments
Rush R40 LiveVegas baby! Rush takes the R40 Live tour to Sin City tonight to play the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the 32nd and fourth-to-last show of the tour. Get updates and the setlist along with photos, video, reviews and reports here ...
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Fri, Jul 24, 2015@2:25PM | comments
Geddy shows off his bassQello Concerts has posted R40 on the Road webisode 4 - part two of Geddy Lee showing off his extensive bass collection ...
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Fri, Jul 24, 2015@11:46AM | comments
Rush R40 LiveFriday Rush updates! Only 4 shows left in the R40 Live tour, Alex Lifeson interview on Eddie Trunk's podcast, Moving Pictures vinyl reissue, and more!
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Fri, Jul 24, 2015@7:27AM | comments
Moving Pictures LP plus t-shirt comboRush's Moving Pictures vinyl reissue releases today and includes a vintage t-shirt bundle option which is now available to order ...
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Thu, Jul 23, 2015@12:50PM | comments
Rush R40 LiveRush heads down the US West Coast to the Bay Area tonight, bringing their R40 Live tour machine to the SAP Center in San Jose, California for show #31. Get updates and the setlist along with photos, video, reviews and reports here ...
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Thu, Jul 23, 2015@11:12AM | comments
Eddie Trunk with Alex and GeddyEddie Trunk's full interview with Alex Lifeson that he conducted at Rush's show in Denver earlier this month is included in today's edition of the Eddie Trunk Podcast ...
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Wed, Jul 22, 2015@9:02AM | comments
Rush stage showThe July 2015 issue of PLSN (Projection, Lights and Staging News) magazine features an article titled The Deconstruction of Rush where Rush lighting director Howard Ungerleider breaks down Rush's R40 Live tour stage production.
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Tue, Jul 21, 2015@12:41PM | comments
Rush R40 LiveRush's R40 Live tour rolls into the Moda Center in Portland tonight for show #30 of the tour. Get updates and the setlist along with photos, video, reviews and reports here ...
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Mon, Jul 20, 2015@2:49PM | comments
Geddy shows off his bassQello Concerts has posted the 3rd R40 on the Road webisode earlier today where Geddy Lee spends about 5 minutes showing off his extensive collection of basses he uses on Rush's current R40 Live tour. ...
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