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Rush & Off-Trail

Rush and Off-Trail are at work to bring Rush Golden Ale and Limited Edition beers to US fans in 2022. Plans include not only the full-time Rush Golden Ale but also a series of limited-release specials to celebrate the Rush legacy. We’ll have exciting updates on timing and release dates coming soon. The Official Home of Rush Beer in the USA.

 

PROG Moving Pictures Cover Story

PROG magazine cover story on Moving Pictures featuring an interview with both Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson, along with spotlights with producer Terry Brown and art designer Hugh Syme, is available tomorrow! Get details on this issue here    

 

Rush House of Strombo Interview

Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee sat with George @strombo for an exclusive in-person conversation at House of Strombo to mark the 40th anniversary of Moving Pictures. Watch the interview The Moving Pictures 40th anniversary re-issue series is now available, visit RushBackstage.com for the wide array of items to celebrate this significant album.

 

Moving Pitchers Beer

RUSH and local Toronto, award-winning Henderson Brewery Inc, are excited to reveal the second premium, limited edition beer

 

Moving Pictures 40th Anniversary Release

STEP INTO THE LIMELIGHT WITH RUSH’S ‘MOVING PICTURES’ Commemorate the classic album’s 40th anniversary with expanded reissues on April 15th Watch The ‘Moving Pictures-40th Anniversary’ Unboxing Video, HERE PRE-ORDER NOW AT RUSHBACKSTAGE LOS ANGELES, CA – February 11, 2022 or in Rush dates, 2/11/2022 – On April 15th, UMe/Mercury and Anthem Records label groups continue the extensive Rush 40th anniversary album series with new, expanded editions of the band’s groundbreaking 1981 release, Moving Pictures, embodying its well-deserved classic album status. Moving Pictures-40th Anniversary will be available to fans in six distinct configurations, including the (1) Super Deluxe Edition, (2) three-CD Deluxe Edition, (3) five-LP Deluxe Edition, (4) one-LP Edition, (5), Digital Deluxe

 

Rush Pinball

Stern Pinball Announces New Rush Pinball Machines Featuring Insider Connected™ Unveiling Virtually at Consumer Electronics Show WATCH TRAILER  CHICAGO, IL and LAS VEGAS, NV – Stern Pinball, Inc. proudly announces a new line of pinball machines celebrating the iconic Canadian progressive rock band, Rush. Rush pinball machines are available in Pro, Premium, and Limited Edition (LE) models. Rush first burst onto the scene when its song, Working Man, crossed the pirate radio airwaves from Toronto, Canada to Cleveland, Ohio and then onto the rest of North America and the world. Their magnum opus, 2112, represents one of progressive rock’s greatest works. Rush’s music remains in constant rotation to this day.

 

Moving Pictures Outtakes for Grapes For Humanity

RUSH CELEBRATES MOVING PICTURES 40th ANNIVERSARY BY MAKING RARE PHOTO OUTTAKES AVAILABLE PROCEEDS TO GRAPES FOR HUMANITY GIFT OF SIGHT PROJECTS Photographer Deborah Samuel is credited for capturing the now-iconic album cover images for the Rush albums ‘Permanent Waves,’ ‘Moving Pictures,’ ‘Exit…Stage Left,’ and ‘Signals.’ Now in the 40th anniversary year of ‘Moving Pictures’ – long considered one of rock’s all-time classic albums – fans will be able to obtain extremely rare photograph outtakes from the album cover shoot. Incredibly, these ‘Moving Pictures’ photographs have never been made public. No alternate versions have appeared in magazines, in calendars, in books, or online anywhere, and have now been made available for the first time ever with the release of the

 

Alex Lifeson Brush of Hope 2021

Alex Lifeson Contributes Vintage Art Piece for Brush of Hope 2021 The annual Brush of Hope 2021 campaign is kicking off and longtime contributor Alex  Lifeson has once again donated a piece of art to help raise funds for the Kidney Foundation of Canada. This year’s piece is a vintage sketch that was completed as part of an art class featuring live models by then teenager Alex Lifeson during the formative years of Rush, and is truly a piece of art and music history. Alex’s stunning charcoal sketch, titled “1971”, named after the year of its creation, is now open for bids until November 10th, 12pm noon Atlantic Standard Time.

 

Neil Peart Spirit of Drumming Scholarship by Modern Drummer

Modern Drummer Announces Neil Peart Spirit of Drumming Scholarship We are happy to announce that Modern Drummer is celebrating the life and legacy of Neil Peart by inspiring an up and coming, young drummer with an incredible opportunity. In memory of Neil, with the support of his family, Modern Drummer is proud to present an up-and-coming drummer with the annual “Neil Peart Spirit of Drumming Scholarship”. The scholarship, originally announced at the 2020 Modern Drummer Festival by Carrie Nuttall-Peart, provides the recipient with 52 weeks of free drum lessons from world-class drum instructor Dom Famularo, along with a 1 year subscription to Modern Drummer All Access, plus a selection of classic Rush album releases from Universal Music Enterprises. Potential recipients of the scholarship must be qualified entrants to participate. A “qualified entrant” is defined as someone who is a legal US citizen between the ages of

 

Moving Pictures Ale Limited Edition

In honour of the 40th anniversary of Rush’s eighth studio album, Moving Pictures, Henderson Brewing and Rush have teamed up once again. This time, for a very special limited edition ale. A Belgian Dark, strong ale with Riesling Must, this ale pours a gorgeous deep, ruby colour with a fine, tan head. The taste is complex, with notes of dark fruit pudding, toffee, dates, cherries, honey, bread crusts and a slight booziness. Perfect for aging, this 14% limited edition ale makes a great holiday gift. Order MOVING PICTURES ALE (LIMITED EDITION) from Henderson Brewery or check your local LCBO as select market stores are carrying. For our American friends, please know