Candace Horgan, writer for The Denver Post’s Hey Reverb edition, authored a review of the band’s R40 Live show at the Pepsi Center on July 11th
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Salt Lake City Weekly’s Randy Harward explains how Rush kept popping into his life.
“It was everything fans wanted and if this was, as the band has stated, its last major tour, what a way to go out.”
Indaba Music recently held a contest encouraging participants to submit cover versions of Rush songs. Congratulations to Matthieu Romarin of Montpelier, France, who took the Grand Prize Winner for his moody, electronic take on Rush’s “Limelight.”
Jared Max from CBS New York leads off his article by declaring: “Rush is the greatest rock band in the world. Period. The end.” Well, okay, there’s more. Jared offers a personal account and review of both R40Live shows in Newark and New York. “Every night, Rush brings it like it is Game 7.”
Brooklyn Vegan posted a bunch of shots from Rush’s June 29th show at Madison Square Garden in New York.
A followup piece to the cover story written by Rolling Stone Senior writer Brian Hiatt, here’s a fun list of “22 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Rush.”
Radio.com’s Brian Ives posted an extensive recounting of Rush’s R40 Live show on June 27th in Newark, NJ.
Christa Titus wrote a review for Billboard about the June 27th R40 Live show in Newark: “Although the current R40 Live 40th Anniversary Tour is likely to be the band’s last major outing, guitarist Alex Lifeson, singer-bassist-keyboardist Geddy Lee and drummer Neil Peart aren’t curtailing their road work because they’ve lost the love of performing. All three of them, despite being in their 60s, played with the fervor of newbies who are still wet behind the ears.” “The satisfaction Lee and Lifeson derived from it was evident in their frequent smiles and animated posturing, while Peart could have been mistaken for being perpetually grumpy if fans didn’t already know that …
“For three gentlemen over 60, Messrs. Lee, Lifeson and Peart played with the energy of teenagers first thrust upon the world’s stage”