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The Making of Farewell To Kings: The Graphic Novel from Fantoons

THE MAKING OF FAREWELL TO KINGS: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL FROM FANTOONS Coming September 10, 2019 Fantoons announces the official RUSH graphic novel chronicling the making of the band’s classic album A Farewell to Kings; the first in their ongoing relationship with RUSH. “We worked incredibly hard to create a graphic novel that celebrates the music of RUSH, and the creation of the album of ‘A Farewell to Kings’ as a work of art” says Fantoons LA-based creative director, David Calcano. “We think this book will be something for comics and music fans alike to cherish.” This epic, fully authorized graphic novel chronicles the birth of RUSH’s classic album A Farewell to

 

Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland

RUSH: LIVE IN CLEVELAND  The Live Album Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland Is Now On Vinyl For The First Time In It’s Entirety Available June 7 , 2019 Pre-Order Here Los Angeles – In 2010, Rush took a break from recording what would become the band’s final studio album – Clockwork Angels – to launch its Time Machine Tour. During that tour, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s recorded their April 15, 2011 performance in Cleveland. It was a fitting tribute to the city, which was the first to play Rush’s music on the radio. That epic concert was released on CD in 2011, but the full show

 

Geddy Lee @ Barnes & Noble San Fran

The BBBoB Official Yet Kind of Random Book Signing Tour continues! This time in the city by the Bay, on Saturday, March 2nd at 2pm at Barnes & Noble Corte Madera location. Event ticket includes book for Geddy to personalize, you can purchase your event ticket & details here:        

 

Geddy Lee @ Book Soup in LA

Geddy Lee will be signing copies of his new book – Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass – at Book Soup in West Hollywood on January 30th at 5:00 PM.

 

Rush In Rio 4LP Vinyl – Available Now

RUSH IN RIO is available for the first time on vinyl, as four 180-gram LPs. The set is presented in a heavyweight gatefold jacket and comes with a code that allows the music to be downloaded digitally. The collection includes all 29-songs performed at the concert in Rio, including the sprawling sci-fi epic “2112” and fan favourite “Tom Sawyer,” plus two bonus tracks that were recorded at other stops during the Vapor Trails Tour. To purchase, visit Rush Backstage.

 

Rush Fan Day at Rock Hall

ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME CELEBRATES RUSH FAN DAY JANUARY 19th New Exhibit and Book Signing with Geddy Lee Hall of Fame Series Interview with Geddy Lee, Hosted by Bandmate Alex Lifeson  Tickets Available at Ticketing.rockhall.com  as of Thursday Jan 10 at 10AM ET  The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame welcomes 2013 Inductees Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush for a Fan Day on Saturday, January 19 at the Museum. Having played the bass guitar for over four decades, Lee has spent years collecting hundreds of vintage bass guitars. The sizeable collection turned into the impetus behind Lee’s new book, Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass,

 

Geddy Lee Talks Big Beautiful Book of Bass With Q

Geddy Lee recently sat down with Tom Power of Q to discuss the Big Beautiful Book of Bass and his new obsession with the history of Bass Guitar. On why he first got into collecting: “Later in my life, when I got turned onto the idea of vintage instruments and I acquired the first one in 2012 or 2013, a light bulb went on and I felt ignorant of the instrument that I had held in my hands for over 40 years. It’s like, why don’t I know about the development of this? Why don’t I know about the golden age of those instruments? So I started getting curious.” Via CBC. Watch

 

Geddy Lee – BBBOB Billboard Interview

Billboard sat down with Geddy Lee to discuss his new book release Big Beautiful Book of Bass.  Geddy states in the interview: “I realized there wasn’t a sort of definitive book about the bass guitar…I felt the bass guitar was not only under-represented in terms of books, but the beauty of some of these instruments has never been properly captured. So that’s when the idea of the book sort of came to me…as not only a rationalizing for why I collect all these basses but also perhaps a useful reference book for people looking to find a particular bass.” Read the full interview here.

 

Geddy Lee on his “Big Beautiful Book of Bass” – Rolling Stone

In this new Rolling Stone Interview, Geddy Lee speaks about his brand new book release “Big Beautiful Book of Bass”.  On putting the book together Geddy says: “It was really interesting for me, having never done a book before. It’s one thing to sit down with a writer and a typewriter and work on a novel based on things that are living in your head. That’s a very intimate exchange between pen and paper. But to do a coffee-table book based on so many photographs and a historical timeline, it’s more like making a documentary. It’s a lot of pieces that are constantly dependent upon each other but also constantly

 

Geddy Lee Toronto Indigo Signing

We have managed to squeeze in one more signing before the holidays! Geddy Lee will be signing books at IndigoSpirit at First Canadian Place in Toronto on Monday, December 17th at noon. Given the busy time of year, ‘tickets’ for this event will be made available tomorrow (Thursday, December 6th at 10 AM ET) at www.indigo.ca/events The purchase of the book from this event link will be the sale of the book and all details for the event can be found at www.indigo.ca/events and listed below A limited number of tickets are available for purchase through Ticketscene Limit of 2 tickets per person Each Ticket price includes one (1) signed