‘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.
Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
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.
uDiscover Music presents a specially-compiled poll of polls Rush playlist.
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.
The single, produced by Jon Levine, also includes Avril Lavigne, Jann Arden, Michael Bublé, Sarah McLachlan and more.
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.
Lee has also written the foreword for 'The Flyer Vault: 150 Years of Toronto Concert History,' a new book by Daniel Tate and Rob Bowman.
The film, which takes viewers behind the scenes of Rush's 2015 "R40" 40th-anniversary tour, features song performances, soundcheck and backstage footage.