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 film promises highlights from Rush’s 2015 R40 Live tour, plus backstage footage, exclusive interviews and more.
From kit-bludgeoning belters to dependable backbeat-riders and technically gifted geniuses, these are the best drummers the world has ever known.
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.
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 Canadian prog-rock legends have been on hiatus since wrapping up their North American R40 tour in 2015.
Canadian prog-rock giants are basically done recording and touring according to comments made by guitarist Alex Lifeson in a new interview
Rolling Stone has published its new survey of the 100 Greatest Drummers Of All Time, sure to start conversations and indeed arguments around the world.