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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.

Rush’s “A Farewell To Kings” Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue
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Rush’s “A Farewell To Kings” Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue

It’s been 40 years since Rush released A Farewell To Kings. The album, which notably features the hit “Closer to the Heart” among others, is being celebrated by the trio with a reissue including a massive box set. Anchored by the incredible bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee, each version of the reissue includes a remastered version of the original album plus a...

Geddy Lee: The Big Interview
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Geddy Lee: The Big Interview

Rush’s Geddy Lee sat down with Dan Rather for an hour-long interview on AXS TV, which debuted last night. In this preview clip, Geddy talks about his fame and how he engages with fans. The interview took place in Geddy’s home, which also covers the band “trying to identify who they were… in the early days of Rush” and a...

Rush: Cygnus X-1 Isolated Bass, Drums, and Vocals
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Rush: Cygnus X-1 Isolated Bass, Drums, and Vocals

YYNOT’s Tim Starace shared this isolated track on our Facebook Group recently. We waited to share it today, which is Geddy Lee’s birthday. “Pure Geddy goodness from my vault. I present to you the isolated bass (for the most part) from ‘Cygnus X-1, The Voyage’,” Tim shared. Happy birthday, Geddy!

Rush: La Villa Strangiato Live at Pinkpop Festival 1979
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Rush: La Villa Strangiato Live at Pinkpop Festival 1979

Our friend Tim Fletcher shared this on our Facebook group of Rush performing “La Villa Strangiato” live at the Pinkpop Festival 1979. “The audio is much better than previously [released],” Tim shared. We agree. Epicness. And Geddy Lee’s tone!

Yes with Geddy Lee: Roundabout, Live
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Yes with Geddy Lee: Roundabout, Live

There were rumors flying for the past month that Rush bassist Geddy Lee would be filling in for the late Chris Squire at Yes’s induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Luckily, the rumors were true. Though this fan-shot clip is a little muddy, it captures the historic moment and its excitement. Lee told the press that learning...

Geddy Lee Teams with Tech 21 for Signature SansAmp GED-2112
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Geddy Lee Teams with Tech 21 for Signature SansAmp GED-2112

If you got to catch Rush in the past twenty years, you would have seen Geddy Lee on stage with household appliances in lieu of a bass amp. Going direct means relying on preamps for his sound, and now he’s helped to create a signature SansAmp with Tech 21. The Tech 21 Geddy Lee Signature SansAmp GED-2112 is a bass...

Rush’s 2112 Gets Special 40th Anniversary Re-Release
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Rush’s 2112 Gets Special 40th Anniversary Re-Release

Forty years ago, Rush released one of the most epic albums of all time. Now Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart are celebrating with a special 40th Anniversary Edition of 2112 that features extensive liner notes, outtakes, and previously unreleased live tracks. “Although [2112] was the band’s fourth album, it’s generally considered to be the one on which the...

New Rush Documentary Available Now
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New Rush Documentary Available Now

Rush’s Time Stand Still documentary is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray. The film documents the band’s 40-year history, centered on the band’s final R40 tour. Geddy Lee, Neil Peart, and Alex Lifeson share personal stories about the band’s career while much of the film focuses on the trio’s fans, as well. “A lot of people pat us on the...

New Rush Documentary Coming In November
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New Rush Documentary Coming In November

Rush fans rejoice: a new documentary on the band is coming in November. “Rush: Time Stand Still” will have a theatrical release on November 3rd in select theaters with a Blu-Ray/DVD release on November 18th. Billed as “the story of a band, its fans, and their 40 year relationship,” the film will include exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the band and...

Rush: Working Man (Live, 1974)
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Rush: Working Man (Live, 1974)

In April 1974, Rush took the stage at the Laura Secord Secondary School in St. Catharines. Here’s a clip of the band performing “Working Man”, which includes John Rutsey on drums (who was replaced by Neil Peart just a few months later) and Geddy Lee rocking a P-bass. The tape of this concert was found during the making of Rush:...