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2016

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See Rush's '2112' 'Overture' Come Alive in Video Comic Book

April 1, 2016

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Rush's prog-epic masterpiece 2112. To celebrate, the band is releasing a digital comic book telling the story of the LP's titular rock opera. It begins with the "Overture," which Rolling Stone is hosting...

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Rush's Alex Lifeson on '2112': 'It Was Our Protest Album'

March 29, 2016

Forty years ago this week, the three white-tunic-clad prophets of Rush foretold an intergalactic war on their prog-rock magnum opus, 2112. They predicted that in less than half a century, in the year 2062 to be precise, the universe will finally...

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Alex Lifeson Talks Rush's Uncertain Future

March 8, 2016

When Rush wrapped their R40 tour last summer, the group issued a press release stating that the trek would "most likely be their last major tour of this magnitude." Drummer Neil Peart had been ambivalent about hitting the road for a long trek as...

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Hear Wintersleep's Soaring Song With Rush's Geddy Lee

February 18, 2016

When Canadian indie-rock band Wintersleep were recording their new album, The Great Detachment, they got sidetracked chatting about their love for one of their country's most famous musical exports. "We were talking about how amazing Rush was ... and...

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See Rush's Decade-Spanning 'Tom Sawyer Megamix'

February 20, 2016

This month marks the 35th anniversary of Rush's landmark album Moving Pictures, and to celebrate the occasion, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted prog rockers have unveiled a "megamix" for the LP's most popular track "Tom Sawyer." The live video...

2015

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10 Things We Learned From Rush's Michael Moore Interview

November 18, 2015

As anyone who attended Rush's R40 tour earlier this year could attest, the Canadian prog legends have a lot of famous fans. Goofy videos that played during and after the show featured Paul Rudd and Jason Segel — who made Rush the fulcrum of...

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Watch Trailer for Rush's Concert Film 'R40 Live'

October 8, 2015

In August, Rush wrapped what they advertised would be "their last major tour of this magnitude." Thankfully for fans of the prog rock legends, a lasting document of the group's final major trek will be released next month as R40 Live, a 3-CD/Blu-ray...

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From Rush With Love

June 16, 2015

Neil Peart drives like he drums. On a bright mid-April afternoon in Los Angeles, fresh from a rehearsal with his band, Rush, for what might be their last big tour, he powers his pristine, silver, Goldfinger-style 1964 Aston Martin DB5 onto an exit ramp...

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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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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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Watch Rush's Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson Talk Band's Future

November 16, 2015

Days before Rush's new CD/DVD/Blu-ray package, R40 Live, hit stores, singer-bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson stopped by Rolling Stone headquarters to talk about the new release, and answer questions our readers submitted on Twitter and Facebook....

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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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Steph Curry's 'Stairway to Heaven:' Rocking the NBA Playoffs

May 6, 2015

We're into the second round of the NBA Playoffs, and since we've already rated each team in terms of overall likeability, it now seems we should assess the survivors in the most careful, analytical way possible: by comparing them to classic rock bands. You...

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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...

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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