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@12:01AM | comments

International Rush DayThe number 2112 has become synonymous with Rush over the years due to their breakout 1976 album of the same name. And since today is the 21st day of the 12th month - written as 21/12 in most of the world - Rush fans over the years have dubbed it as an unofficial Rush holiday of sorts. Happy International Rush Day everyone! December 21st also happens to be the Winter Solstice and the 5th day of Hanukkah, so there are multiple reasons to celebrate. 2 years ago back in 2012 Rush Day was particularly significant and widely recognized because the year was also the 2112 pre-centennial, and even Rush themselves got in on the action. This year the festivities promise to be a bit more muted, but it's still always an occasion worth celebrating. What better excuse do you need to listen to Rush all day long, watch Rush DVDs, wear Rush paraphernalia, and otherwise celebrate Rush fandom? To make it especially significant, do something extra special at exactly 9:12PM this evening; 21:12 in military time. Happy #RushDay everybody!!!

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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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Mon, Dec 8, 2014@12:16PM | comments
Fly By NightMusicTap.net reports that Mercury Records will release a Blu-ray Audio remaster of Fly By Night, along with a companion vinyl reissue next month on January 27th...
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