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Rush finally makes the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine

Mon, Jun 15, 2015@11:34AM | comments

UPDATE - 6/16@10:25AM: The entire cover feature is now available online.

Rolling Stone Magazine just announced that - for the first time ever - Rush will grace the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine for their July 2, 2015 issue. From the announcement:

... For the in-depth, career-spanning cover story, senior writer Brian Hiatt ­trailed the band to early tour rehearsals in Los Angeles and soundchecks in Tulsa, Oklahoma, interviewing Neil Peart, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson about their lives and careers, from their childhoods to their Eighties evolution to the recording of 2012's Clockwork Angels. Throughout the story, one question looms: Can their current run of shows, which kicked off May 8th in Tulsa, really be their "last major tour of this magnitude," as they've called it? The band members themselves don't seem altogether sure.

"It's most likely our last tour," says Lee. "I couldn't put it any more accurately. I can't say for sure. But it doesn't mean we don't want to work together still, it doesn't mean we won't do another creative project and I've got ideas for shows we could do that don't involve a tour." ...

The issue will hit newsstands on Friday, June 19th and the complete cover story will appear online tomorrow at 10AM EST.