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.”
UK Fans, There will be an exclusive, one-off advanced screening of R40 Live – hosted by Team Rock’s Jerry Ewing, 17th November @ Gibson Showrooms, London, UK. To attend, simply pre-order R40 Live from this store link and you’ll be entered into a draw to win tickets. Good Luck, enter here: http://po.st/Q822TA
All at once The clouds are parted Light streams down In bright unbroken streams Jacob’s Ladder is a song on Rush’s 7th studio album, Permanent Waves. It hasn’t been played live in over 34 years, since the Permanent Waves tour in 1980. But as you know, it was featured in the setlist for the R40 tour. Watch Jacob’s Ladder from the forthcoming R40 Live concert film now. Shout out to Howard Ungerleider for the incredible lights and lasers on this one and Richard Sibbald for the live photo.
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 …
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 …
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 …
Spin Magazine just published an interview with Alex Lifeson in which he reflects on Rush’s journey, the myth of celebrity, and staying happy.
The band’s pivotal eighth studio album is now available as a deluxe reissue LP and vintage T-shirt combo from Amazon.
Time is running out to place bids on two pieces of signed Rush memorabilia. 100% of the proceeds from these auctions benefit Neil Peart’s charity of choice, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.
In these exclusive videos, Alex discusses the development behind the PRS SE Alex Lifeson and the Private Stock Alex Lifeson models, the R40 tour with Rush.