Rush is a Band

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

Tue, Jan 22, 2019

Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation ...

It was Rush Fan Day at the Rock Hall in Cleveland January 19th including a Geddy Lee book signing and interview event featuring Alex Lifeson. Photos, video, and more here.
Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass now available for purchase! Details, book signings, interviews, limited editions, and more here.
Rush Hemispheres 40th anniversary box set released, now available for purchase. Details, interviews, contests and more here.
Alex Lifeson performs with Andy Kim, Tom Cochrane, Kim Mitchell and others at Andy Kim Christmas show, including Battle Scar with Kim Mitchell. Details, photos, videos and more here.
Alex Lifeson performs at Scott Medlock-Robby Krieger Golf Classic and All-star Concert. Details, video, photos and more here.
Grapes Under Pressure 4: Geddy and Alex's Excellent Harvest Adventure: a charity event hosted by Geddy and Alex took place on October 13th. Details, reports, photos, videos and more here.
Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart's Clockwork Lives: The Graphic Novel now available, TV/Film rights optioned. Details, previews, interviews and more here.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: In Concert: Encore DVD/Blu-ray featuring Rush's 2013 induction now available. Details here.
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.
Alex Lifeson talks acoustic guitars, side projects and more in September, 2018 Guitar Player magazine interview. Details 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.
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, Jan 21, 2019@3:31PM | comments

The 4-LP vinyl edition of Rush's 2003 live album Rush in Rio that was announced back in November is now available for purchase. The set is produced on 180 gram vinyl with a newly designed heavyweight gatefold jacket, and also includes a download card containing all of the tracks. The set is now available for purchase via Amazon and other retailers. The live album/film was originally released as a 3-CD/2-DVD set on October 21, 2003. This is the first time it's been made available on vinyl.

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Sat, Jan 19, 2019@8:50AM | comments
Rush Fan Day at Rock HallIt's Rush Fan Day at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland! Rushisaband.com will be on hand at today's event and you can follow the day's festivities here and via @rushisaband on Twitter ...
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Fri, Jan 18, 2019@12:03PM | comments
Rush Fan Day at Rock HallFriday Rush updates! Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson to appear for Rush Fan Day at the Rock Hall tomorrow including an interview and book signing, unique Alex Lifeson/Neil Peart items available in Artists Against Racism charity auction, Geddy Lee critiques bass lines for CBC Music's "Jam or Not a Jam" YouTube series, and more ...
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Fri, Jan 18, 2019@9:53AM | comments
Geddy Lee - Jam or Not a JamGeddy Lee recently recorded a 2-minute video segment for CBC Music's "Jam or Not a Jam" YouTube series where he is presented with a few snippets of songs, and gives his critique of each one, ultimately deciding whether it's "a jam" or not ...
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Wed, Jan 16, 2019@12:36PM | comments
Artists Against Racism Alex Lifeson signed guitarArtists Against Racism have launched an online auction to support their Eagles Rising Indigenous Billboard and Bus Shelter Campaign, which kicks off in March. The auction features unique items from a host of artists including Rush's Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart ...
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Fri, Jan 11, 2019@11:17AM | comments
Rush Fan Day at Rock HallFriday Rush updates! Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson to appear for Rush Fan Day at the Rock Hall Jan. 19th including an interview and book signing, new Geddy Lee interviews, Alex guest appearance on upcoming The Mute Gods album, and more ...
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Wed, Jan 9, 2019@10:13AM | comments
Rush Fan Day at Rock HallThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland has announced that they will be hosting a "Rush Fan Day" at the Rock Hall on Saturday, January 19th, which will include a new exhibit of Geddy Lee's basses, a Hall of Fame Series interview with Lee hosted by bandmate Alex Lifeson, a book signing with Lee, and a rebroadcast of Rush's 2013 Hall of Fame Induction. Tickets on sale to Rock Hall members tomorrow, and non-members on Friday ...
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Tue, Jan 8, 2019@9:59PM | comments
Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of BassGeddy Lee was a guest on Q104.3's Out of the Box with Jonathan Clarke this past Sunday night to discuss his "Big Beautiful Book of Bass" and the entire 20-minute interview has been made available online ...
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Mon, Jan 7, 2019@3:14PM | comments
The Mute Gods - Atheists and BelieversBritish prog-rock supergroup "The Mute Gods" have announced the release of their new album "Atheists And Believers", which will include a guest appearance from Rush's Alex Lifeson ...
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Mon, Jan 7, 2019@9:59AM | comments
Classic Rewind on SiriusXMUPDATE: John at Cygnus-X1.net has posted a CORRECTION regarding this news; apparently Geddy will be the guest DJ on Sirius XM's 80s on 8 station rather than Classic Rewind as originally reported.
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