Rush is a Band

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Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson

Wed, Oct 20, 2021

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

The Ohio State University Marching Band performs the music of Rush for halftime show. Details, video and more here.
Newly expanded and updated 2nd edition of Hugh Syme's The Art of Rush now available for purchase. Details here.
Geddy Lee memoir due to release in Fall 2022 from Harper Collins. Details here.
Clockwork Destiny - the final novel in Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Angels trilogy - slated for release in April, 2022. Pre-order here. Details, cover art and more here.
Rush Canadian Golden Ale Rush-branded beer now available. Details, special promotions, videos and more here.
Primus' 2021 A Tribute to Kings Rush tribute tour kicked off Tuesday, August 10 in Boise, ID. Details, videos and more here.
Neil Peart's Silver Surfers coffee table book coming soon. Details here.
Alex Lifeson has recorded 10 new songs for Envy of None project with Andy Curran, Maiah Wynne. Details, interviews and more here
Geddy Lee and mother Mary Weinrib were featured in the season finale of Dave and Virginia Grohl's docu-series "From Cradle to Stage". Details, clips, and more here.
Watch Rush's Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson present The Tragically Hip with the Humanitarian Award at the 2021 JUNO Awards. Details and video here.
Sun, Oct 17, 2021@8:33PM | comments

Guitar Center recently sat down with Alex Lifeson for an interview focusing on his new Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess signature guitar and long history with Gibson. Alex released the guitar back in June coinciding with the launch of his official website at AlexLifeson.com. From the interview description:

Legendary Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson shares what it was like working with Gibson to develop the new Epiphone Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess, how the guitars and rigs he's used throughout his career informed its key features, and even shares the story of Rush's music store shopping spree with their first record company advance!

You can listen to the full 33-minute interview below or via YouTube at this location (thanks RushFanForever).

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Fri, Oct 15, 2021@11:36AM | comments
OSU Marching Band performs the music of RushFriday Rush updates! The Ohio State University Marching Band performs the music of Rush, Rush "Moving Pictures Ale" LE from Henderson Brewing Company, Grapes for Humanity's "Grapes for Climate Change" charity auction featuring guitars signed by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, Hugh Syme's "Art of Rush" expanded edition released, and more ...
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Wed, Oct 13, 2021@10:40PM | comments
Grapes for Humanity Grapes for Climate Change auctionGrapes for Humanity's "Grapes for Climate Change" charity auction now underway, featuring guitars and other items signed by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson ...
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Wed, Oct 13, 2021@10:13PM | comments
Moving Pictures Ale from Henderson Brewing Company and RushRush has once again teamed up with Toronto-based Henderson Brewing Company to release another Rush-branded beer - "Moving Pictures Ale" ...
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Tue, Oct 12, 2021@3:44PM | comments
Hugh Syme's The Art of Rush 2nd editionA newly expanded and updated second edition of Hugh Syme's "The Art of Rush: Serving a Life Sentence" was officially released today and is currently available to purchase ...
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Sat, Oct 9, 2021@4:39PM | comments
The Ohio State University Marching Band performs the music of RushThe Ohio State University Marching Band performed the music of Rush for their halftime show during today's game versus the Maryland Terrapins earlier today, and have posted the entire performance online ...
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Sat, Oct 9, 2021@11:20AM | comments
Artovision Roll the Bones Shadowbox ArtIn celebration of the 30th anniversary of Rush's "Roll the Bones" album last month, Wisconsin-based company "Artovision" has just released 2 new, officially-licensed, 3-dimensional collectable artwork pieces depicting the album's iconic cover artwork ...
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Fri, Oct 8, 2021@11:00AM | comments
Hugh Syme's The Art of Rush 2nd editionFriday Rush updates! Hugh Syme's "Art of Rush" expanded edition released next week, "Cinema Strangiato" Director's Cut available for streaming through Sunday, Canadian Brass cover Rush's "2112: Overture" on new album Canadiana, and more ...
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Sat, Oct 2, 2021@1:58PM | comments
Canadiana by Canadian BrassCelebrated Canadian brass quintet "Canadian Brass" will be releasing a new, all-Canadian, 11-song collection titled Canadiana next month on November 12th via Linus Entertainment, and one of the songs they cover is Rush's "2112: Overture" ...
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Fri, Oct 1, 2021@11:20AM | comments
Rush Cinema Strangiato Director's Cut at-home editionFriday Rush updates! "Cinema Strangiato" Director's Cut available for streaming on demand for limited time starting tonight at 9PM EST, Alex Lifeson and Andy Curran compose music for new Amazon Prime docu-series, Hugh Syme talks expanded "Art of Rush" edition in new interviews, Alex Lifeson to perform with the Rheostatics at West End Phoenix community newspaper fundraiser tomorrow, and more ...
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