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Permanent Waves turns 36

Begin the day With a friendly voice A companion, unobtrusive Plays the song that’s so elusive And the magic music makes your morning mood Recorded at Le Studio in Morin Heights, Quebec and released January, 1980. Happy 36th anniversary Permanent Waves. PERMANENT WAVES 1. The Spirit of Radio 2. Freewill 3. Jacob’s Ladder 4. Entre Nous 5. Different Strings 6. Natural Science Get the vinyl here and read more on the album here.    

 

Limited Edition print by Alex Lifeson

For a charity close to his heart, Alex Lifeson has made a limited number of prints available of his popular painting entitled “L’ami Geddy a L’ami Louis” that features his bandmate and lifelong friend, Geddy Lee, and himself. There are only 325 prints, of which Alex and Geddy have signed and numbered each. All proceeds from the sale of the prints will be going to the Kidney Foundation of Canada. You can get your limited edition print here!

 

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

 

Xanadu from R40 Live

A song from the fifth Rush studio album, A Farewell to Kings, watch XANADU from R40 Live. Yes, the one featuring double doublenecks.

 

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

 

Rush SiriusXM Town Hall

Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson will join host Michael Moore and a lucky group of select fans for the @SiriusXM RUSH TOWN HALL event taking place this Friday, November 13th in New York City.  For your chance to be a part of the studio audience, please visit: https://www.siriusxm.com/rushtownhall Tonight, @SiriusXM subscribers can tune into @SiriusXM Classic Rewind at 6pmET/3pmPT to listen to R40 Live in its entirety.  Check the broadcast schedule to hear it again on SiriusXM Classic Rewind, Deep Tracks, Ozzy’s Boneyard and SiriusXM Comes Alive channels Nov 9 through to Dec 6, 2015.

 

Tom Sawyer from R40 Live

Modern day warrior Mean mean stride Today’s Tom Sawyer Mean mean pride #R40Live #TomSawyer

 

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