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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'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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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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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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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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Rush May Play With Dave Grohl at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

March 26, 2013

Final preparations are underway for the 28th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on April 18th at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. In addition to performances by this year's living inductees – Rush, Public Enemy, Randy Newman and Heart...

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Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins to Induct Rush Into Hall of Fame

January 23, 2013

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the majority of the speakers for its 28th annual induction ceremony. Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins will induct Rush, Don Henley will induct Randy Newman, Jennifer Hudson and Christina Aguilera will team up...

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Rush Celebrate '2112' Reissue with iBook Comic

December 18, 2012

Recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Rush today released their first-ever iBook for their classic record 2112, complete with previews of the remastered album, a 40-page comic book, sketches for each comic book cell, expanded artwork and new liner...

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Geddy Lee on Rush's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction: 'We'll Show Up Smiling'

December 11, 2012

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been a source of tremendous frustration for years in the Rush fan community. The group didn't appear on a ballot until this year, even though they've been eligible since 1998. It's caused some fans (most notably VH1...

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Rush, Public Enemy, Heart Lead 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

October 4, 2012

The nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2013 are in. This year's hopefuls are Albert King, Chic, Deep Purple, Donna Summer, Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes, the Meters, N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues...

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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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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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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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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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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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Anthrax Get Seal of Approval From Rush

February 14, 2013

Anthrax's covers EP, Anthems, won't be available until March 19th, but the New York hard-rock heroes have already gotten one very meaningful positive review. "A friend of ours sent [Rush guitarist] Alex Lifeson the track ["Anthem"], and he sent an email...

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Rush Add North American Tour Dates

January 22, 2013

Rush will continue their current Clockwork Angels Tour with new North American dates that will hit a few cities the trio missed during the first trek. The next leg is set to kick off April 23rd in Austin. Tickets for the new dates in select markets will...

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'Finally': Rush Fans React to the Band's Hall of Fame Induction

December 11, 2012

Today, when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame officially announced Rush as a Class of 2013 inductee, the healing began for the band's most diehard fans. For over a decade, disciples of the Canadian prog-rockers have complained loudly about the band's absence...

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2013: Rush, Public Enemy, Heart and Randy Newman

December 11, 2012

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced next year's inductees: Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman, Donna Summer and Albert King will all join the class of 2013, with Summer, who passed away this May, and King, who died in 1992, earning...

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