Rush is a Band

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

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

Alex Lifeson in new CBC comedy-drama Crawford. Details, trailers, video previews and more here.
Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass coming December 4th, now available for pre-order. Details here.
Edge Factor's Masters of Resonance documentary featuring Neil Peart and the R40 drum kit. Details, screenings, trailers and more here.
Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Lives: The Graphic Novel now available. Details, previews, interviews and more here.
Geddy Lee reminisces about Massey Hall in new CBC interview. Details, videos, transcripts and more here.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: In Concert DVD/Blu-ray featuring Rush's induction of YES now available. Details here.
Alex Lifeson performed with the Rheostatics at a fundraiser for the West End Phoenix community newspaper Thursday night in Toronto. Details, photos, video here.
Geddy Lee inducted The Barenaked Ladies into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the JUNO Awards in Vancouver March 25th! Details, video, photos and more here.
Alex Lifeson plays on Fu Manchu's 18-minute epic track Il Mostro Atomico from their new Clone of the Universe album. Listen to the complete track and get all the details here.
Alex Lifeson talks life after Rush, writing, acting and more in new Globe and Mail interview, says Rush is "basically done". Details here.
Rush A Farewell to Kings 40th anniversary box set now available to order (3-CD, 4-LP, Super Deluxe edition). Details, videos, interviews and more here.
Alex Lifeson featured in episode 5 of the new Trailer Park Boys series Out of the Park USA, now streaming on Netflix. Details, preview videos, music video featuring Alex 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 ...
Wed, Aug 15, 2018@11:47AM | comments

David Frangioni's new coffee table book Crash: The World's Greatest Drum Kits released yesterday in association with Modern Drummer magazine. The book is an illustrated history of legendary rock drum kits featuring images from live concerts, outdoor festivals, and private recording sessions. Along with the makes and models, each kit is accompanied by commentary about the history of the kit, its special characteristics, as well as its significance to rock history. The book features Neil Peart, Carl Palmer, Ginger Baker, Keith Moon, Ringo Starr, and many more, and is currently available to order via Amazon at this location. Modern Drummer is currently running a contest where you could win one of 3 signed copies of the book. For all the details and to enter the contest, go to this location. Thanks to RushFanForever for the heads up.

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018@7:40AM | comments
Geddy Lee talks Rotosound bass stringsRotosound recently posted a short video to YouTube where Geddy Lee talks about Rotosound Swing Bass 66 strings - the only strings he has used throughout his professional career ...
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Mon, Aug 13, 2018@9:34PM | comments
RushCamp 2018RushCamp! 2018 takes place over Labor Day weekend, and the charity auction will include rare photos of Rush from photographer Craig M. Renwick signed by all three members of the band ...
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Fri, Aug 10, 2018@11:56AM | comments
Alex Lifeson in CBC's CrawfordFriday Rush updates! Alex Lifeson reprises his role on the CBC's "Crawford", world premiere of the "Masters of Resonance" documentary featuring Neil Peart and the R40 kit, and more ...
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Thu, Aug 9, 2018@11:29AM | comments
Alex Lifeson in CBC's CrawfordAlex Lifeson reprises his role as a cereal executive in tonight's episode of the new CBC comedy-drama Crawford ...
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Wed, Aug 8, 2018@1:34PM | comments
Masters of ResonanceEdge Factor's "Masters of Resonance" documentary featuring Neil Peart and the R40 drum kit will make its world premiere at the GRAMMY Museum at LA Live TONIGHT ...
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Fri, Aug 3, 2018@12:23PM | comments
Geddy Lee with the Frankenstein bassFriday Rush updates! new details and release date for "Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass", Geddy attends Paul Rodgers concert in Toronto, R40 Live certified Gold, Rush Funko Pops! at Fan Expo Canada, "Masters of Resonance" documentary world premiere Wednesday in LA, and more ...
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Fri, Aug 3, 2018@10:10AM | comments
R40 Live coverRush's "R40 Live" concert video has been certified Gold by the RIAA in the Video Longform category. ...
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Thu, Aug 2, 2018@3:07PM | comments
Geddy Lee and Paul RodgersBad Company frontman and founding member Paul Rodgers is currently touring as part of the Stars Align Tour, which also features Jeff Beck and Ann Wilson of Heart. They played a show at the Budweiser Stage in Toronto last night where Geddy Lee was in attendance and visited Rodgers backstage ...
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Wed, Aug 1, 2018@2:22PM | comments
Funko Pop RushFan Expo Canada takes place later this month at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Aug. 30 to Sept. 2, and earlier today Funko revealed their list of Fan Expo exclusive items, which will include a set of limited edition Funko Pop! Rocks Rush vinyl figurines ...
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