Rush is a Band

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Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson

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Rush makes Gibson.com's Top Ten Tour Riders of the Stars

Thu, Jun 16, 2011@10:24AM | comments

UPDATE - 6/17@7:09AM: Here's a scan of an actual Rush backstage rider from 1990 at The Smoking Gun that I had posted last year (thanks RushFanForever).

Gibson.com has compiled a list of the top 10 backstage tour riders and Rush made their list at #4. From the article:

In the Beyond The Lighted Stage documentary, the members of Rush talk of their excitement when they first realized they could order alcoholic beverages to be provided backstage by the promoter. Guitarist Alex Lifeson is even pictured posing proudly with a case of Heineken. Lifeson's love of a Heiney must have waned over the years, because by 1990 the rider specifically stated “absolutely no Heineken,” while outlining a selection of fine liquors to provide for the band.

Thanks to Power Windows for the heads up.

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