Rush is a Band

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Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson

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Happy 35th anniversary Caress of Steel!

Fri, Sep 24, 2010@7:20AM | comments

35 years ago today on September 24, 1975, Rush released their 3rd studio album Caress of Steel. The album marked Rush's first attempt at a full album-side concept piece, namely The Fountain of Lamneth and also included another epic, multi-part song The Necromancer. Despite high expectations, the album did not sell very well and the band's subsequent tour became known by the band as the Down the Tubes Tour. Although not a commercial success, the album did set the stage for their follow-up breakthrough album 2112 the following year. Caress of Steel would eventually be certified Gold by the RIAA in 1993. In celebration of the album's anniversary, for my next poll I'm asking everyone what their favorite song off the album is. Take the poll and let us know.