Lifeson’s new songs represent his first music in nearly 10 years.
‘2112’ can be considered many things – a band manifesto, a conceptual landmark, maybe even the birth of prog metal – but above all, it was the band’s play for creative independence.
The profile of the Canadian rock giants was about to rise around the world, as their seventh album hit record stores on January 14, 1980.
Titled 'The Show Must Go On: Stories of Resilience', the event kicks off at 6.30pm local time on February 18.
The footage was shot last September on the band's 'March Of The Peaceful Army' tour.
The Canadian progressive rock band comprised of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart are regarded as an influential prog rock band.
The Canadian rockers’ landmark album, and its iconic cover, turn 40 this year.
The song was recorded at the Manchester Apollo in the early summer of 1980 during the Canadian trio’s highly acclaimed UK tour.
Originally released in January 1980, this landmark release features classic tracks such as 'The Spirit Of Radio' and 'Freewill'.
‘RUSHfest Scotland’ was founded in 2014 and has so far raised more than £41k for cancer charities.
The special show is set to be held in the late Rush drummer's hometown of St Catherine’s, Ontario, Canada, on 16 May.
Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist of Rush, died on 7 January in Santa Monica, CA at the age of 67, following a years-long battle with brain cancer.
The film, which takes viewers behind the scenes of Rush's 2015 "R40" 40th-anniversary tour, features song performances, soundcheck and backstage footage.
The band say they will be "incorporating more sounds, more tones, and taking a step in the cinematic direction.”
Filmed during Rush's final world tour, the R40 Tour, in 2015, the movie will be in select cinemas across the world on 21 August.