Despite the obvious wishes of the impressively vocal and fervent Rush fans who packed the 28th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre last night, the show was not entirely about the long-delayed induction of Toronto trio — and for all of Public Enemy sidekick Flavor Flav’s constant, oft-amusing attempts at attention-hogging, it definitely wasn’t all about him either. Read the full article.
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LOS ANGELES — Rush fans can relax. The band is now officially in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Canadian rockers were welcomed into the musical fraternity at Thursday’s 28th annual induction ceremony by the Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins. “We’ve been saying for a long time that this wasn’t a big deal,” drummer-lyricist Neil Peart told the Nokia Theatre crowd, most of whom came out to specifically support the band. “It turns out, it kind of is.” Full article and video here: http://www.ctvnews.ca/entertainment/rush-inducted-into-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-1.1242997
With the Canadian trio’s 2013 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson hope that Yes and King Crimson won’t be far behind. Read the full USA Today article.
Rush fans have been very angry for a very long time. Not at the long-lived Canadian prog-rock trio–no, they worship them unequivocally. The “world’s biggest cult band” has a fanatical following heavily composed of dudes, and in the last decade, those dudes have been pissed, ranting about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s perceived slight of their beloved band. It’s taken more than 10 years, but Rush finally got what they didn’t really care about in the first place: an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, class of 2013. They join classmates Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna Summer, and Albert King. Read the full Village …
Leading into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, The ArcLight Cinema in Los Angeles will be doing a special screening of RUSH: BEYOND THE LIGHTED STAGE followed by a Q&A session with Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of RUSH hosted by the inimitable Jim Ladd. This is happening Tuesday, April 16th at 7pm and you can buy your tickets here https://www.arclightcinemas.com/movie/rush-beyond-the-lighted-stage
Join us a the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony, April 18 at the Nokia Theater in LA. Due to some recent production changes and updates a number of new seats have now been made available! http://www.rockhall.com/
An excerpt from the April 2013 issue of Guitar World magazine where Alex talks all things Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and 2112. Read the full story in the April issue of Guitar World Magazine.
The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame announced ticketing details for the 28TH Annual Induction Ceremony held APRIL 18, 2013 in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theatre. We want to celebrate and share this moment with as MANY Rush fans in the room that night as possible! There will be a special Rush fan pre-sale that starts Monday, January 28 at 10 a.m. PST through Thursday, January 31 at 10 p.m. PST at Ticketmaster. The password for this pre-sale is rushfan. There will be preferred seating held in every price and seating area. Please also be aware that tomorrow, January 24, a Presale for American Express Cardmembers begins. Advance tickets …
Read more from Geddy Lee on Rush’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction: ‘We’ll Show Up Smiling’.
“We are honored to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The 3 of us are especially appreciative of our loyal fans whose support and dedication has gone a long way to making this possible. P.S. And special thanks to our moms for voting 6000 times!” – Alex, Geddy, & Neil