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Tag Archives: Alex Lifeson

Rush plan to release graphic novel for ‘A Farewell to Kings’

Posted by on April 17, 2019

Rush is getting into the graphic novel business as they’ve partnered with Fatoons to release a novel chronicling the making of the band’s fifth album, A Farewell To Kings. The book is co-written by Fantoons’ Los Angeles-based creative director David Calcano and Lindsay Lee and the artwork was created by Juan Riera and Ittai Manero. Guitarist […]

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Watch Alex Lifeson perform Rush classics with former Chicago bassist Jason Scheff

Posted by on October 31, 2018

This past Sunday (28th), Legendary Rush guitarist, Alex Lifeson, performed at the 11th annual Scott Medlock-Robby Krieger Golf Classic’s All-Star Concert to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at the Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, CA. The event also featured former Chicago bassist Jason Scheff as the two rock icons joined together onstage to perform classic Rush tunes. Songs included “Freewill,” “The Spirit Of Radio,” and “Limelight.” 

Take a look at the footage below:

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Alex Lifeson allegedly shootsdown LeeLifeson rumor

Posted by on August 28, 2017

It wouldn’t surprise us if a few Rush fans blasted their tunes over this past weekend following the news of a potential LeeLifeson project featuring guitarist Alex Lifeson and bassist Geddy Lee. The rumors began when radio host Eddie Trunk answered a fan’s question about the future of the band following drummer Neil Peart’s retirement. […]

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Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson rumored to be starting new project, LeeLifeson

Posted by on August 25, 2017

A few years ago, we were heartbroken after hearing the news on Rush drummer Neil Peart’s retirement due to chronic tendonitis. During that time, guitarist Alex Lifeson reassured us that the band would continue following their extensive 40th Anniversary tour. It wasn’t too long ago that this subject resurfaced and Lifeson hinted that both he […]

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Alex Lifeson open to more Rush music, but band hasn’t heard from Neil Peart

Posted by on April 13, 2017

Rush did their last big tour in 2015, yet guitarist Alex Lifeson seemed to leave the door open for new music from the trio. However, at the end of the year, drummer Neal Peart seemed to suggest that he was done with the band, comparing it to an athlete taking himself out of the game. […]

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Rush’s Alex Lifeson gives a band non-update

Posted by on March 8, 2016

We’d already known that last year’s Rush R40 tour was the end of an era, marking the end of the band as a steadily-touring entity. Rolling Stone caught up with guitarist Alex Lifeson to talk about what’s going on with the band and, well, there’s not all that much to report. Peart’s health issues and desire to […]

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Rush drummer Neil Peart announces retirement from music

Posted by on December 7, 2015

Warning: Before you proceed I must advise you, the reader, to go grab yourself a tissue, because this one is going to hurt. It is with a heavy heart that I come bearing the news that Neil Peart, the legendary drummer of world renowned prog rock band Rush, has announced his retirement from music. While […]

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Alex Lifeson of Rush assures fans that R40 tour is not the band’s end

Posted by on August 7, 2015

In speaking with Eddie Trunk, Rush’s guitarist Alex Lifeson had some reassuring words to offer fans in the wake of their 40th anniversary tour R40 Live coming to a close. While R40 was rumored to be the bands last tour, or at least major one, the band still seems open to playing shows and possibly […]

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Neil Peart has tendonitis, which is why this is the last Rush tour

Posted by on May 1, 2015

If you’ve gotten tickets to see Rush this Summer, consider yourself lucky, because they’re done touring after this, according to Alex Lifeson. We’ve known for a while that they were going to slow down after this tour, and in an interview with Global News, Lifeson explains just what that means: I still love playing. But […]

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In Defense of Their Good Name: KISS’ ‘Music From the Elder’

Posted by on April 10, 2014

In Defense of Their Good Name is a column where we rise to the defense of bands or albums that are often criticized in the metal scene. If you have a band or album that you think should be defended, let us know. One of the more interesting things about KISS is despite having one […]

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