Vapor Trails, the 17th studio album by Rush, was released on this day in 2002. Late last year, the band remixed the album and released Vapor Trails Remixed. You can get a copy on vinyl here, on CD here or on iTunes here. Also, check out the original press release for VAPOR TRAILS REMIXED here.
Classic Rock Magazine are calling it “sonic blues rock as played by Cream, and it’s well worth celebrating” while Prog Magazine thinks it’s “A little bit Led Zeppelin, a little bit Yes – even on their debut Rush were unique.” Rush ReDiscovered vinyl box is released today so why not see for yourself what all the fuss is about and grab a copy: http://smarturl.it/RushReDISCovered
Rush has made isolated parts of their classic songs available exclusively on Jammit. Follow along with ultra-accurate scrolling tab & notation. Check it out here: http://www.jammit.com/artist/Rush
Read a new post from Neil Peart, “Telescope Peak Revisited”.
You can tweet to win a SIGNED copy of the Rush ReDISCOVERED: http://smarturl.it/tweetrush
The Rush ReDISCovered LP Box release date is now April 29! Due to high-demand on the pre-orders, it was the only way to ensure delivery to everyone worldwide. Thanks for your understanding. If you haven’t already ordered, you can still pre-order your copy. In March of 1974, Rush released their self-titled debut through the band’s own indie label, Moon Records in Canada, and quickly sold out of the initial 3500 copies originally pressed. Moon Records would soon become Anthem Records, which launched in 1977, and continues to serve as the band’s only Canadian record company. To mark the band’s 40-year recording career, on April 29, 2014, Anthem/UMe will celebrate with …
“It was our first album without Terry Brown producing and the producer that we originally hired changed his mind at the 11th hour, so we essentially produced it on our own and as a result it turned out to be one of the most difficult and stressful recording sessions of our career. But as these things sometimes go, we learned more about producing our own music from that tough experience than any other recording I can recall. Hence, the album’s title.” – Geddy Lee Grace Under Pressure: http://smarturl.it/GraceUnderPressure Grace Under Pressure from CLOCKWORK ANGELS LIVE: http://smarturl.it/ClckwrkAnglsTr
Red Hot Rock magazine from Sweden has made their inaugural US cover issue RUSH, featuring an 18 page interview with Alex Lifeson. Head over to Barnes & Noble in the US for your copy, on shelves now.
Radio.com looks back at Rush’s 1974 debut album which turns 40 this month, and will be commemorated with a vinyl box reissue from the original Moon Records via Anthem/Universal Music release in April. Read the Not Fade Away article.