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22 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Rush

June 30, 2015

For years, Rush had an uneasy relationship with an oft-skeptical rock press. So fans got to know the band members' diverse personalities largely from live shows, tour books, videos and drummer Neil Peart's own prose. But as the band proved this month...

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Rush Finally Make Rolling Stone's Cover

June 15, 2015

Attention all planets of the Solar Federation: Rush have finally made the cover of Rolling Stone – and it's happening well before the actual year 2112. It's been more than four decades since the band formed its current lineup – and...

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Rush Reveal Eye-Popping '2112' Hologram Vinyl Reissue

February 22, 2015

Rush are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a gift to fans dubbed "12 Months of Rush," with the prog-rock trio offering up a vinyl reissue of an album culled from the band's Mercury Records catalog in chronological order every month in 2015....

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Rush to Receive Humanitarian Award

January 16, 2015

Rush will soon be joining the likes of Neil Young, Sarah McLachlan and Simple Plan as recipients of the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award, sponsored by Bell Media and one of the special achievement honors associated with the Juno Awards. Since...

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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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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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Tom Morello, Rush Cameo in Graphic Future User Video

June 1, 2015

Rage Against the Machine bassist and current Future User frontman Tim Commerford turned an emergency back surgery into the perfect opportunity to rail against the American health care system in the new video for "Voodoo Juju." In the clip, which...

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See the Police, Rush and Tool Drummers' Jazzy Jam

February 17, 2015

Former Police drummer Stewart Copeland recently gathered together some formidable talent for one of his recent Super Grove jam sessions. Among the musicians were Rush's Neil Peart, Tool's Danny Carey, South Park co-creator Matt Stone and Vertical Horizon...

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Neil Peart on Rush Tour: 'It's a True Dilemma'

January 6, 2015

Rush's Neil Peart expressed ambivalence about future touring in a new interview. Currently, the trio is deciding whether or not it would tour this year, but the drummer recently told Prog magazine that he's conflicted about leaving his family – especially...

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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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