Rush is a Band

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

Tue, Sep 25, 2018

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

Edge Factor's Masters of Resonance documentary featuring Neil Peart and the R40 drum kit now available for pre-order on iTunes. Details, screenings, trailers and more here.
Alex Lifeson in new CBC comedy-drama Crawford. Details, trailers, video previews and more here.
Tix available for Grapes Under Pressure 4: Geddy and Alex's Excellent Harvest Adventure, a charity event hosted by Geddy and Alex where participants take the 2112 train from Toronto to the Niagara Wine Region for a day of good wine and food, all to benefit Grapes For Humanity. Details and ticket info here.
Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass coming December 4th, now available for pre-order. Details 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 ...
Mon, Sep 24, 2018@8:50PM | comments

Tonight's season premiere of the CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory featured a Rush 2112 reference. Sheldon and Amy go on their honeymoon and end up staying in room number 2112 as seen in this screenshot. Thanks to John D for the heads up and John at Cygnus-X1.net for the screenshot.

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Fri, Sep 21, 2018@11:57AM | comments
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame In Concert EncoreFriday Rush updates! "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: In Concert: Encore" DVD/Blu-ray featuring Rush's 2013 induction released, "Masters of Resonance" doc featuring Neil Peart itunes pre-sale, Margaret Cho sports a Rush t-shirt on CP24 appearance this morning, and more ...
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Tue, Sep 18, 2018@2:35PM | comments
Masters of ResonanceEdge Factor's "Masters of Resonance" documentary featuring Neil Peart and the R40 drum kit is now available for pre-order on iTunes, with an expected release on October 19th ...
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Mon, Sep 17, 2018@4:27PM | comments
Early photo of RushSometime back in September of 1968 - about 50 years ago - the initial incarnation of Rush played their first paid gig at The Coff-In coffeehouse located in the basement of an Anglican Church in Toronto. Happy 50th anniversary Rush!!
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Fri, Sep 14, 2018@11:55AM | comments
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame In Concert EncoreFriday Rush updates! Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: In Concert: Encore DVD/Blu-ray featuring Rush's 2013 induction coming next Friday, Neil Peart turns 66 and more ...
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Wed, Sep 12, 2018@6:39AM | comments
Neil Peart then and nowNeil Peart was born on this day back in 1952. Happy 66th birthday Pratt!!!
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Fri, Sep 7, 2018@10:01AM | comments
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame In Concert EncoreFriday Rush updates! Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: In Concert: Encore DVD/Blu-ray featuring Rush's 2013 induction coming Sept. 21, official 2019 Rush wall calendar celebrating 35 years of Grace Under Pressure now available, a month full of Rush anniversaries, and more ...
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Wed, Sep 5, 2018@3:28PM | comments
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame In Concert EncoreThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will be releasing a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: In Concert: Encore DVD/Blu-ray featuring Rush's 2013 induction on Friday, September 21st, and it's now available for pre-order ...
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Fri, Aug 31, 2018@11:13AM | comments
Alex Lifeson on season finale of CrawfordFriday Rush updates! Alex Lifeson in the season finale of CBC's Crawford, Rush Funko Pop! Rocks figurines at Fan Expo Canada, RushCamp 2018, and more ...
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Tue, Aug 28, 2018@2:13PM | comments
Alex Lifeson on season finale of CrawfordWatch a video clip of Alex Lifeson reprising his role as a cereal executive in the season finale of the CBC comedy-drama Crawford, airing later this week ...
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