Rush is a Band

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

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

Martin Popoff's new book Anthem: Rush in the '70s coming next May, now available for pre-order. Details here.
Geddy Lee talks future plans in new Bass Guitar magazine cover feature. Details, transcript here.
Rush Clockwork Angels Tour 5-LP vinyl box set now available for purchase. Details here.
Geddy Lee's My Favorite Headache special vinyl edition for Record Store Day's Black Friday event. Details here.
New book Rush: Wandering the Face of the Earth: The Official Touring History coming in October, now available for pre-order. Details, excerpts, photos and more here.
Rush: The Making of A Farewell to Kings graphic novel from FANTOONS now available to purchase. Details, reviews and more here.
Rush's Cinema Strangiato hit theaters worldwide on August 21st, tickets for encore showings NOW AVAILABLE. Details, videos, reviews and more here.
Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass US book signing tour! Details, video, tickets and more here.
Alex Lifeson performs at concert fundraiser for the West End Phoenix community newspaper May 31st. Details, photos, videos and more here.
Geddy Lee performs with Claypool Lennon Delirium at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto. Details, video here.
Rush Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland 4-LP vinyl set now available. Details here.
Check out Rushisaband.com's searchable archive of Rush tour date listings, powered by TourDateSearch.com - which contains searchable tour date archives for OVER 1000 BANDS ...
Sun, Oct 20, 2019@10:32PM | comments

The Kidney Foundation of Canada's annual A Brush of Hope charity auction fundraiser kicked off earlier today and Alex Lifeson is once again one of the many Canadian celebrities participating by donating their original paintings. Alex's contribution this year is a 10"x14"x1.5" acrylic painting titled Minus 20, which is now available for bidding on the eBay.ca website at this location (thanks RushFanForever). Alex has participated in the auction nearly every year since 2006, including last year with his painting Self Portrait #2 which ended up selling for over $12K CAD! The Brush of Hope online charity auction will run through Wednesday, October 30th at Noon. For all the latest news and information be sure to follow A Brush of Hope on Facebook.

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Sat, Oct 19, 2019@8:33PM | comments
Anthem: Rush in the '70s by Martin PopoffMusic writer Martin Popoff will be releasing a new Rush book next year titled "Anthem: Rush in the '70s", the first of a 3-part "Rush Across the Decades" series ...
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Fri, Oct 18, 2019@1:55PM | comments
Geddy Lee - Bass Guitar magazine 175 coverFriday Rush updates! Geddy Lee talks future plans in new Bass Guitar magazine cover feature, Glen Peart tells Farm Equipment magazine about his parts-manager turned rock star son in rare interview, "Clockwork Angels" 5-LP vinyl box set, and more ...
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Wed, Oct 16, 2019@10:13AM | comments
Glen Peart and parts manager NeilMike Lessiter of Farm Equipment magazine was recently able to connect with Neil Peart's father Glen Peart for a rare interview to ask a few questions about his son and how he went from parts manager at the International Harvester dealership Glen co-owned and operated to international rock star ...
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Tue, Oct 15, 2019@10:20AM | comments
Geddy Lee - Bass Guitar magazine 175 coverGeddy Lee is the subject of a cover feature in the latest edition of Bass Guitar magazine (issue #175), which hit newstands today. The cover tagline reads 'Geddy Lee: The Master Reveals His Next Move - "my story's not done yet"', and the interview focuses on Geddy's future plans including whether he'll continue making new music in any capacity, write another book, or even join another band ...
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Fri, Oct 11, 2019@11:53AM | comments
Geddy Lee My Favorite HeadacheFriday Rush updates! Geddy Lee's "My Favorite Headache" special vinyl edition for Record Store Day's Black Friday, "Clockwork Angels" 5-LP vinyl box set released, Geddy Lee cover feature in latest Bass Guitar magazine, new Geddy interview with NPR Music's World Cafe, RIP Ginger Baker and more ...
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Fri, Oct 11, 2019@8:38AM | comments
Clockwork Angels TourA 5-LP vinyl box set edition of Rush's 2013 "Clockwork Angels Tour" live album officially releases today and is now available for purchase ...
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Wed, Oct 9, 2019@10:17AM | comments
Geddy Lee - Bass Guitar magazine 175 coverGeddy Lee is the subject of a cover feature in the latest edition of Bass Guitar magazine (issue #175). The cover tagline reads 'Geddy Lee: The Master Reveals His Next Move - "my story's not done yet"'. The magazine has posted a 12-page sampler of the issue online, which includes the cover and the first page of the article ...
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Tue, Oct 8, 2019@2:49PM | comments
Geddy Lee My Favorite HeadacheA special vinyl edition of Geddy Lee's "My Favorite Headache" with 2 bonus instrumental tracks will be made available for Record Store Day's Black Friday event on November 29th ...
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Mon, Oct 7, 2019@3:37PM | comments
Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of BassGeddy Lee was a guest on this morning's edition of NPR Music's World Cafe where he talks all things bass, including his "Big Beautiful Book of Bass" ...
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