RUSH R40 Live Concert Film out today / SiriusXM Town Hall Q&A Hosted by Michael Moore to air 11/25

November 20, 2015 – Nashville, TN – R40 Live, an extraordinary document of Rush’s career-spanning 40th anniversary tour, was released today. Rush recorded and filmed R40 Live over two sold-out shows at the Air Canada center in the band’s hometown of Toronto on June 17 and 19, 2015. The epic live shows by the Rock Hall of Famers were captured with 14 cameras, in order to give fans the best possible viewing experience. The band, comprised of bassist/keyboardist/lead singer Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer Neil Peart, undertook a 35-city tour this summer to celebrate their 40-plus years together.  The sold-out tour, which included stops in Atlanta, Buffalo, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Philadelphia, New York, Seattle, St. Louis, Toronto, Tulsa, and


Geddy & Alex answer Rolling Stone’s #AskRush questions

Ahead of the CD/DVD/Blu-ray package, R40 Live, hitting stores, singer-bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson stopped by Rolling Stone headquarters to talk about the new release, and answer questions RS readers and Rush fans submitted on Twitter and Facebook for #AskRush. The guys were happy to field any inquiry, whether it was about their most embarrassing onstage moment, the pronunciation of Neil Peart’s last name, their favorite superhero, what stimulant may have been used during the Hemispheres sessions, and more… Watch Here: RollingStone #AskRUSH


Pre-order R40 Live on iTunes

R40 LIVE is now available for pre-order on iTunes – Pre-order today and get “Closer to the Heart” and “Roll the Bones” instantly from the R40 Live set. We come into the world and take our chances Fate is just the weight of circumstances That’s the way that lady luck dances Roll the bones.. Pre-order now: http://smarturl.it/R40LIVEiTunes


Closer to the Heart

And the men who hold high places Must be the ones to start To mold a new reality Closer to the heart The AV Club reveals the next live clip from R40 Live  with “Closer to the Heart” before release on November 20. “The concert film also includes what Lee refers to as a “pretty little number” off of the band’s A Farewell To Kings album, “Closer To The Heart.” This popular tune spurred fans to raise lighters and phones as Lifeson unplugs, plucking the opening strings on his acoustic guitar, with Lee singing the familiar lyrics before Peart makes it whole by adding his precise percussion.”


Rush R40 Live Concert Film Nov 20

RUSH R40 LIVE Concert Film Available November 20 Epic Live Show with 40 Year Career-Spanning Set List Watch the R40 Live Trailer All roads have led to this. Forty-one years in the making, the R40 Live tour took a very real journey back through time. Beginning with the grand design: a state-of-the-art stage set that pivots, rolls and dives, and brings Clockwork Angels in to bombastic, colorful life before marching stridently back in time (through theatre stages, a panoply of band and fan shots, the accrued memories of a life spent playing live) to a mocked-up school gym and the band playing there; a solitary bass amp set on the


Rush Roll The Bones from R40 Live

Jack, relax. Get busy with the facts… Rush revealed their first offering from the forthcoming R40 Live concert film – “Roll The Bones”, a song from their fourteenth studio album Roll the Bones, that was originally released in 1991. This R40 Live version of “Roll The Bones” was recorded in the band’s hometown of Toronto on June 17 & 19th during the sold out shows at the Air Canada Centre on the R40 Live tour and was mixed by David Botrill (Tool, Muse). “Roll The Bones (R40 Live)” features an array of special guests in the rap part of the song: Jay Baruchel (She’s Out Of My League), Les Claypool (Primus), Peter


Rush Vinyl Reissues

The Rush vinyl reissues continue! We are happy to announce that the following titles now have release dates and are ready for pre-order.  These include the remaining Rush titles from the band’s Mercury catalogue on Anthem/UMe, as well as the six albums during their Atlantic recording years from 1989-2007 on Anthem/Rhino. All of the albums will be pressed on audiophile-quality, 200-gram vinyl and each come with a high-definition digital download. As a bonus, Counterparts and Test For Echo both feature etchings on side D of the album. You can pre-order all the titles to complete your collection here: Rush Vinyl Pre-Orders September 25: Exit…Stage Left October 9: Signals October 23: Presto, Roll The