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Neil Peart: A Tribute (1952-2020)

Posted by on January 28, 2020

1980, Milpitas California, I am 15 yrs old visiting family. I’m hanging out with my cousin, Mike, in his room. He puts on The Spirit of Radio… my mind doubles in size as I listen. “Jacobs Ladder,” “Different Strings,” “Natural Science.” What…Is…This? I mean, what is this? At this point, my taste in music had […]

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RIP: Rush drummer Neil Peart dies at 67

Posted by on January 10, 2020

In some really sad news, Rush drummer Neil Peart has passed away at age 67 due to brain cancer. According to Elliott Mintz, a spokesperson for the Peart family, Peart was battling the cancer for three years. An official statement from the band appears below. The drummer apparently died on January 7th.  As one of […]

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60 bands disbanded in the 21st Century so far (2000-2020)

Posted by on January 10, 2020

As we saw with bands such as Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine, Vio-lence, Mr.Bungle, Possessed, Exhorder, and many more that have disbanded/went on a hiatus and returned, there’s always a chance for a group to reform. They can also reappear for a quick reunion just to disappear again and sometimes come back once more, […]

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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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Rush’s Geddy Lee joins The Claypool Lennon Delirium in Toronto for cover of Beatles’ classic “Tomorrow Never Knows”

Posted by on April 15, 2019

Photo by: Melinda Oswandel

The Claypool Lennon Delirium, the project featuring Primus bassist Les Claypool and Sean Lennon, have embarked on their Spring North American trek last week. The trek kicked off with a legendary surprise on April 10th at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, Ontario as the group invited Rush bassist Geddy Lee on stage. Lee teamed up with the band to perform a cover of the Beatles’ “Tomorrow Never Knows.”

Check out the video below:

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Valence’s Top 5 instrumental prog songs

Posted by on April 12, 2019

New York progressive metallers Valence are currently celebrating the release of their new album Cognitive Dissidents, which has arrived today (12th – order here). To commemorate their latest effort, we asked the group what their top five instrumental prog songs are, as they shared the following:   Dream Theater – “The Dance of Eternity”   […]

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Book Review: Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful book of bass

Posted by on February 1, 2019

Rush’s iconic bassist and lead vocalist has just released a beautiful and majestic coffee table style book entitled, Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass: A Compendium of the Rare, Iconic, and Weird. The book, of course, is anything but weird but rather a thick and insightful tome that you’ll spend hours reading and enjoying […]

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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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Rush’s “2112” as set to ‘Peanuts’ characters is why the internet was invented

Posted by on May 24, 2018

There’s a lot of people with too much time on their hands, and in some cases, that’s a great thing. Sometimes, with the internet, it works against us (see 4Chan or that “cash me ousside” girl). On he other hand, sometimes you’ll get Garren Lazar, who synced the entirety of Rush’ “2112” overture to footage […]

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Rush unveils “A Farewell To Kings” lyric video

Posted by on March 26, 2018

While we can’t expect to hear anything new from Rush as Alex Lifeson hinted on the group being, “basically done,” we can always enjoy their classics. Luckily today (26th), the group released a lyric video for the title track of their epic fifth studio effort, 1977’s A Farewell To Kings. This premiere is to promote […]

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