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Tech 21 Unveils the Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp YYZ Pedal
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Tech 21 Unveils the Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp YYZ Pedal

Back in 2017, one of the biggest stories from the NAMM Show was the release of the Tech 21 Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp GED-2112 preamp. Tech 21 is turning heads again this year with the introduction of the Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp YYZ Pedal.

2018 Reader Favorite Bassists – #3: Geddy Lee
2018 Reader Favorites

2018 Reader Favorite Bassists – #3: Geddy Lee

He may be a man without a band at the moment, but that didn’t stop Geddy Lee from staying in the spotlight in 2018. Check out the stories that landed him at #3 on the annual “Reader Favorites” list.

Geddy Lee Discusses His “Big Beautiful Book Of Bass”
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Geddy Lee Discusses His “Big Beautiful Book Of Bass”

Geddy Lee is making good use of his time post-Rush. The bassist released his Big Beautiful Book Of Bass recently and sat down with Tom Power’s “q” show on CBC to talk about the book and the instrument.

Geddy Lee Lists His 10 Most Influential Bassists
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Geddy Lee Lists His 10 Most Influential Bassists

It’s always interesting to see who your favorite bassist counts as their influences. In a new interview with Amit Sharma for MusicRadar.com, Rush bassist Geddy Lee named ten of his top bass influences, and it’s quite a list.

Rush and Mr. Big: In The Mood
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Rush and Mr. Big: In The Mood

On Thanksgiving, we reshared this epic clip of Billy Sheehan filling in for Geddy Lee during a soundcheck. Billy shared it on Facebook, and someone shared this video in response. Mr. Big toured with Rush during the Presto tour in 1990. Luckily someone shot this video of the two bands coming together on stage for this performance of “In The...

Geddy Lee Reveals More Details on Upcoming Bass Book
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Geddy Lee Reveals More Details on Upcoming Bass Book

Ever since it was announced, we’ve been dying for more details about Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book Of Bass. Now we know a little more, thanks to an Instagram post from the Rush bassist. “Hey! Guess what? I wrote a book! No, not about birds… It’s about basses, basses, and more basses!” Lee quipped. “Amongst the 408 pages of glorious...

Rush to Issue 40th Anniversary Edition of “Hemispheres”
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Rush to Issue 40th Anniversary Edition of “Hemispheres”

Rush’s seminal album Hemispheres will be getting a 40th anniversary reissue on November 16th, the band revealed. The new release will come in four packages: a super deluxe edition, a two-CD deluxe edition, a 3-LP deluxe edition, and a deluxe digital edition. Released in 1978, Hemispheres cemented the more progressive sonic approach that Rush started in A Farewell To Kings....

Geddy Lee Teams with Alex Lifeson for Fundraising Wine Tour
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Geddy Lee Teams with Alex Lifeson for Fundraising Wine Tour

Now that Geddy Lee has some more free time, he’s certainly using it wisely. After announcing a new book for this year, he’s also teaming up with his Rush bandmate Alex Lifeson again for “Grapes Under Pressure lV: Geddy and Alex’s Excellent Harvest Adventure.” The event is a wine tour hosted by Grapes for Humanity to raise funds to benefit...

Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book Of Bass Available for Pre-Order
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Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book Of Bass Available for Pre-Order

In what promises to be one of the best books of the year, Harper Collins has announced they will be publishing Geddy Lee’s Big Book of Beautiful Bass this December. The Rush bassist will chronicle his personal collection of basses that range from the 1950s to the 1980s with commentary on each piece. “It’s not surprising that sooner or later...

2017 Reader Favorites – #2: Geddy Lee
2017 Reader Favorites

2017 Reader Favorites – #2: Geddy Lee

Geddy Lee wowed everyone by filling in for the late Chris Squire at Yes’s induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year. The video footage from the show was one of the hottest videos of the year. In other news, Geddy teamed up with Tech 21 for a for Signature SansAmp GED-2112, which we announced during the Winter NAMM show.