The profile of the Canadian rock giants was about to rise around the world, as their seventh album hit the US chart on 2 February 1980.
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.”
The film promises highlights from Rush’s 2015 R40 Live tour, plus backstage footage, exclusive interviews and more.
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.
Of the signings, the Rush frontman said: “We just go out there and get to meet some fans and it’s a really nice vibe."
The graphic novel is an "epic, fully authorised graphic novel chronicles the birth of Rush’s classic album A Farewell To Kings."
In an interview with uDiscover Music, Geddy Lee talks about his ‘Big Beautiful Book Of Bass’ and the musical heroes he’d loved to have played with.
The book promises to include "every setlist, every opening act, and every noteworthy moment, meticulously researched and vetted by the band themselves."
The blues figurehead, who has co-produced 'Nobody Told Me,' will be 85 by the time of its February 2019 release.
The Canadian prog-rock legends have been on hiatus since wrapping up their North American R40 tour in 2015.
New 400-page opus documents the Rush star’s collection of bass guitars and the history behind them.
Canadian prog-rock giants are basically done recording and touring according to comments made by guitarist Alex Lifeson in a new interview
Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson says his band are 'unlikely' to tour again during an interview at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.