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Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

Clockwork Destiny - the final novel in Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Angels trilogy - slated for release in April, 2022. Details, cover art and more here.
Rush Cinema Strangiato Director's Cut hit theaters worldwide on Sept 9th! Details, 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
Newly expanded and updated 2nd edition of Hugh Syme's The Art of Rush now available for pre-order. Details 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.
Thu, Sep 16, 2021@8:26PM | comments

There was yet another Rush reference on the popular American quiz show Jeopardy! this evening. It was a Double Jeopardy and the category was Prime. Here's the clue:

Alex Lifeson co-wrote this Canadian trio's "Prime Mover".

And the question was ... you guessed it - Who is Rush! The contestant answered correctly as well. Jeopardy! seems to have a love affair with Rush, and have used the band in MANY clues over the last several years. Thanks to Ellen D for the heads up and John P for the screenshot.

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Thu, Sep 16, 2021@10:23AM | comments
Alex Lifeson cover feature - November, 2021 Guitar PlayerRush's Alex Lifeson is featured on the cover of the upcoming November, 2021 issue of Guitar Player magazine ...
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Thu, Sep 16, 2021@10:09AM | comments
Rush Moving PicturesRolling Stone magazine has revamped its list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" that they first published back in 2004, and the new list includes Rush's "Limelight" ...
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Tue, Sep 14, 2021@10:20AM | comments
Rush's Geddy Lee receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Artists for Peace and Justice Gala in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021.Rush's Geddy Lee was honored with a solo Lifetime Achievement Award for his career-spanning philanthropic contributions at the Artists for Peace and Justice Gala in Toronto this past Saturday, and ET Canada caught up with Geddy on the red carpet to get his reaction to receiving the Award ...
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Mon, Sep 13, 2021@3:33PM | comments
Clockwork Destiny by Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart"Clockwork Destiny" - the 3rd and final novel in Kevin J. Anderson and the late Neil Peart's "Clockwork Angels" trilogy - is slated for release in April 2022, and publisher ECW Press has provided Rushisaband.com an exclusive first look at the impressive cover art by Steve Otis, along with some comments from author Kevin J. Anderson ...
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Mon, Sep 13, 2021@9:40AM | comments
Billions Season 5, Episode 9 Rush Neil Peart referenceThere was brief homage to Neil Peart in last night's Season 5.5 premiere of Showtime's Billions (Season 5, Episode 9 - "Implosion") ...
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Sun, Sep 12, 2021@9:39AM | comments
THE STARS LOOK DOWN - SONGS FOR NEIL VOL. 2Today is a bittersweet day for Rush fans as we recognize our 2nd September 12th without Neil Peart. Neil was taken from us early last year on January 7th after a long battle with glioblastoma. Today would have been his 69th birthday ...
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Fri, Sep 10, 2021@12:03PM | comments
Cinema Strangiato Director's Cut 2021Friday Rush updates! "Cinema Strangiato" Director's Cut, BNL frontman Ed Robertson working on secret project with Geddy Lee, Geddy to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Artists For Peace and Justice Fundraiser, artist shortlist announced and fundraising campaign launched for Neil Peart Memorial at Lakeside Park, official LE Rush screenprints celebrating the 30th anniversary of "Roll the Bones", and more ...
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Thu, Sep 9, 2021@3:21PM | comments
Cinema Strangiato Director's Cut 2021Rush's "Cinema Strangiato" Director's Cut premieres worldwide in theaters TONIGHT ...
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Thu, Sep 9, 2021@10:50AM | comments
Neil Peart Memorial at Lakeside Park #NeilPeartLakesidePark - photo by Craig RenwickThis morning the St. Catharines, Ontario Neil Peart Commemorative Task Force revealed the shortlist of artists and officially launched a fundraising campaign for the highly-anticipated "Neil Peart Memorial at Lakeside Park" ...
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