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.
uDiscover presents a specially-compiled 'poll of polls' Rush playlist.
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.
It’s better to burn out than to fade away… but sometimes a band does neither. After decades on the road, the oldest bands in music history still bring the noise.
With his original band, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson nearly single-handedly sparked a prog revival and it continues with his concert film ‘Home Invasion’.
Capturing where Rush’s heads were at in 1978, ‘Hemispheres’ marks a pivotal point in the history of the groundbreaking Canadian trio.
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.
From the dawn of rock to the present day, the best power trios have stretched sonic boundaries far beyond the limitations of just three instruments.
The best live albums of all time capture the very essence of a band’s energy in concert, making you feel like you were actually there.
From Chicago’s Coca-Cola inspired logo to The Rolling Stones’ iconic lips and the mascots of metal, great logos can embody the very essence of a band.
Released at the height of punk, ‘A Farewell To Kings’ nevertheless proved that Rush could make music on their own terms, and take it into the charts.
uDiscover Music salutes some of the finest, most out-there prog rock artists from outside the UK: long may their Mellotrons resonate down the years.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to speak to...
Picking the most bizarre concept albums isn’t easy, since the most beloved concept albums are themselves pretty bizarre, but here are a few masterstrokes.
The film, which takes viewers behind the scenes of Rush's 2015 "R40" 40th-anniversary tour, features song performances, soundcheck and backstage footage.