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Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson

Wed, May 12, 2021

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Primus' 2021 A Tribute to Kings Rush tribute tour will go forward with rescheduled dates starting in August. Details here.
Alex Lifeson talks Victor 25th anniversary, his future plans and more in new Make Weird Music interview. Details here.
New FANTOONS book Neil Peart: The Illustrated Quotes now available. Details here.
Neil Peart passed away from brain cancer on January 7th, 2020. His widow, bandmates and manager share details of his illness and final years in new interview on the first anniversary of his death here.
Author Alexander Hellene's new Rush book Dreamers & Misfits: The Definitive Book About Rush Fans now available. Details here.
Martin Popoff's new book Driven: Rush in the '90s and "In the End" due out in April, now available for pre-order. Details here
20th annual Modern Drummer Festival took place on Saturday, September 12th (Neil Peart's birthday) and featured all-star Neil Peart tribute. Details here.
Rush Permanent Waves 40th anniversary box set NOW AVAILABLE. Details, formats, bonus content, tracklist, videos and more here.
Mon, May 10, 2021@3:30PM | comments

A new book titled Rush - A Visual Time Capsule from photographer Bill O'Leary has been released and is now available to purchase via Amazon and other retailers. The 53-page, paperback book contains O'Leary's photos of Rush in concert - many previously unseen - from their peak artistic period of 1979-1981, covering the Hemispheres, Permanent Waves and Moving Pictures tours. The book also features a foreword by renowned rock journalist/author Greg Prato. You can order your copy of Rush - A Visual Time Capsule here.

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Mon, May 10, 2021@10:51AM | comments
Geddy and his mother Mary - via @geddyimages on InstagramGeddy Lee took to Instagram yesterday to wish his mother Mary Weinrib a Happy Mother's Day ...
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Fri, May 7, 2021@11:23AM | comments
Geddy Lee and Mary Weinrib from Cradle to Stage docu-series on Paramount+Friday Rush updates! "From Cradle to Stage" premieres - Geddy Lee and mother Mary Weinrib to appear in future episode, Martin Popoff's "Driven: Rush in the '90s and 'In the End'" now available, Rush podcast updates and more ...
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Fri, Apr 30, 2021@7:46AM | comments
Primus A Tribute to Kings 2021 TourFriday Rush updates! Primus' 2021 "A Tribute to Kings" Rush tribute tour will go forward with rescheduled dates starting in August, Martin Popoff's "Driven: Rush in the '90s and 'In the End'" released, Rush podcast updates, and more ...
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Tue, Apr 27, 2021@2:05PM | comments
Primus A Tribute to Kings 2021 TourPrimus confirmed earlier today that their planned 2021 "A Tribute to Kings" Rush tribute tour will go forward but with rescheduled dates beginning in August ...
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Tue, Apr 27, 2021@11:10AM | comments
Martin Popoff's Driven: Rush in the '90s and 'In the End'Music writer Martin Popoff's "Driven: Rush in the '90s and 'In the End'" - the third and final book in his 3-part "Rush Across the Decades" series - officially releases today ...
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Fri, Apr 23, 2021@11:39AM | comments
Geddy Lee and Mary Weinrib from Cradle to Stage docu-series on Paramount+Friday Rush updates! Geddy Lee and mother Mary Weinrib to appear in new docu-series "From Cradle to Stage" hosted by Dave and Virginia Grohl, "Moving Pictures" album certified 5X Platinum by the RIAA, officially-licensed "Moving Pictures" 40th anniversary 3D artwork from Artovision, Martin Popoff's "Driven: Rush in the '90s and 'In the End'", Geddy Lee takes to Instagram on 4/20 to promote his daughter Kyla's role in the new film "The Marijuana Conspiracy", Alternate universe Rush featured in part 8 of Judge Dredd comic Megatropolis, and more ...
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Thu, Apr 22, 2021@1:26PM | comments
The Marijuana ConspiracyGeddy Lee took to Instagram on 4/20 to help promote the release of the new film "The Marijuana Conspiracy", which includes his daughter Kyla in the ensemble cast. Ged also gives a shout out to his BFF Alex Lifeson who he refers to lovingly as the "Pothead of the Universe" ...
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Thu, Apr 22, 2021@8:16AM | comments
Rush Moving PicturesEarlier this week on Monday, April 19th, the RIAA awarded Rush's Moving Pictures album 5X Multi-Platinum status, meaning 5 million units have been sold to date.
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Wed, Apr 21, 2021@1:43PM | comments
An alternate universe version of Rush is featured in part 8 of the Judge Dredd comic "Megatropolis" ...
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