Album Review: Rush – Permanent Waves (40th Anniversary Edition)

Part of me still finds it hard to believe that there will never be a new Rush album. But, while there may be no new songs, it is heartening to hear that there are still recordings that have not yet seen the light of day. The Permanent Waves (40th Anniversary edition) is therefore doubly welcome … Continue reading Album Review: Rush – Permanent Waves (40th Anniversary Edition)

Members of several bands record lockdown cover of Rush’s “Xanadu”

What happens when some good old friends have some spare time and want to have fun? Well, they record and film their own version of Rush’s masterpiece "Xanadu". Alberto and Teo from King Bong (psychedelic instrumental jam, IT) sent a text to Dan of Gramma Vedetta (sci-fi heavy rock, UK) and to Alice of  Aliceissleeping … Continue reading Members of several bands record lockdown cover of Rush’s “Xanadu”

Neil Peart: Exit Stage Left

I, along with probably every Rush fan, am still in shock over the news of Neil Peart's death. (Neil Peart, Rush Drummer Who Set a New Standard for Rock Virtuosity, Dead at 67.) I decided to spend the night with Rush, so spent the evening re-watching the documentary, Rush - Beyond The Lighted Stage. I've been … Continue reading Neil Peart: Exit Stage Left

RIP Neil Peart (Rush) 1952 – 2020

Ten days into the first month of the new year and the sad news reaches us of the untimely death of a drummer who is rightly regarded as legendary. The youngest one every to be inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame, and the primary lyricist of prog rock behemoths Rush, Peart was regarded … Continue reading RIP Neil Peart (Rush) 1952 – 2020

Rush to release documentary

On November 18, 2016, Zoë Vision, a division of the Concord Music Group, in partnership with ole, will release Rush | Time Stand Still, a feature-length documentary film that provides an intimate look into the legendary rock band’s sold-out 40th anniversary tour – possibly their last -- and the unique relationship Rush has with their … Continue reading Rush to release documentary

Review: Twelve Months Of Rush – Permanent Waves

The June release in Twelve Months Of Rush was Permanent Waves, their seventh studio album. It should be no surprise by now that this re-released on heavyweight vinyl, with a "High-Res" download available when you buy the album and, as with the other albums released so far, the sound quality of this re-mastered version is … Continue reading Review: Twelve Months Of Rush – Permanent Waves