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2014

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Rush's Geddy Lee Reveals Plan to Fix Favorite Baseball Team

November 19, 2014

Earlier this month, when Geddy Lee sat down with Rolling Stone to answer your questions, he did so with one caveat: "I sometimes look on Twitter to follow baseball transactions – but that's it." Yes, while he makes no attempt to hide his aversion...

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Rush to Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Live Box Set

September 17, 2014

Four decades after Rush put out their self-titled debut, the trio is celebrating its legacy with a box set that collects concert films from their entire career. The 10-DVD or six-Blu-ray set R40, set for release on November 11th, compiles the previously...

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Rush Plotting 41st Anniversary Tour for 2015

March 20, 2014

Rush wrapped up their worldwide Clockwork Angels tour just seven months ago, but they're already planning a lengthy "41st anniversary" tour for 2015, according to guitarist Alex Lifeson. "The three of us just had a meeting," Lifeson...

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Imagine Dragons Covering Rush on Arena Tour

February 7, 2014

During their years as a club band on the Las Vegas strip, Imagine Dragons covered more than 100 songs, by everyone from U2 to the Cure. For their upcoming arena tour, which kicks off on February 8th in Boise, Idaho, the band wants to step...

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Rush's First LP to Get Extensive Reissue for 40th Anniversary

April 28, 2014

Last month, Rush's self-titled debut turned 40, and now the hard-rock trio's label has planned an elaborate vinyl reissue of the album, which featured the singles "Finding My Way" and "In the Mood," as well as the classic-rock radio staple "Working Man."...

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Weekend Rock Question: What Is Rush's Greatest Album?

March 21, 2014

According to Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson, the Canadian prog trio will likely tour next year to celebrate their 41st anniversary. "We haven't really talked seriously about what we want to do," Lifeson said. "But I think we're probably going to lean towards...

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Rush Return From A Long Hiatus

March 4, 2014

The opening night of Rush's 2002 summer tour was perhaps the most emotional gig in the group's long history. The prog trio spent the previous five years in a state of suspended animation while drummer Neil Peart dealt with the devastating emotional aftermath...

2013

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Rush Play 'The Garden' With String Section

October 17, 2013

When Rush hit the road last year to support their new album, Clockwork Angels, they decided to do something they'd never done before: invite additional musicians onto their stage. The new material had been recorded with a string section, and they wanted...

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Premiere: Rush Remix Their Polarizing Album 'Vapor Trails'

September 27, 2013

Click to listen to Rush's Vapor Trails Remixed Rush fans were ecstatic when the group returned from a six-year hiatus with their 2002 LP, Vapor Trails, but some noticed that the record didn't quite sound right. "We overcooked it," bassist/singer...

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Rush Featured on New Canadian Stamp

July 19, 2013

Rush, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, will be commended once again for their contributions to music – this time at Canadian post offices. The legendary power trio is among four rock bands, including the Guess Who,...

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Q&A: Dave Grohl Calls Rush's Induction 'One of the Most Special Nights of My Life'

April 19, 2013

After inducting Rush into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and rocking with them onstage, Dave Grohl and fellow Foo Fighter Taylor Hawkins reflected on the experience with Rolling Stone backstage at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre.  What was it like...

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Morello Lauds Public Enemy, Rush at RRHOF

April 19, 2013

Tom Morello loves Public Enemy, so much so that he would have set aside eligibility requirements and enshrined them in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame much earlier than their induction last night. "Public Enemy is certainly a first-ballot inductee,"...

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction 2013: Rush (And Their Fans) Fight the Power

April 19, 2013

Despite the obvious wishes of the impressively vocal and fervent Rush fans who packed the 28th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre last night, the show was not entirely about the long-delayed induction of Toronto...

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Jon Wurster: The Funniest Drummer in Indie Rock

August 27, 2013

As the drummer for both Superchunk and the Mountain Goats, Jon Wurster has spent a lot of time getting to know America's interstate highway system. "I'm on the road, like, 250 days a year," says Wurster (who is also a very funny comedian). "You're always...

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Rush: 'Strong Honesty' Links RRHOF Class

April 19, 2013

The members of Rush are rethinking the idea that their overdue induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was more for their fans than for them. "We've been saying for a long time, for years, that this isn't a big deal," said drummer Neil Peart. "Turns...

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Rush, Public Enemy Get Emotional Backstage at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

April 19, 2013

Minutes after inducting Rush into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame late last night at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre, Dave Grohl stood outside his dressing room, still wearing the vintage white kimono he sported as the Foo Fighters nailed "Overture." "It's terrifying...

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