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Rush: Anthem (1975)
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Rush: Anthem (1975)

Thursday’s are for throwbacks, and we can’t think of a better way to participate than sharing some epic, old-school Rush. Recorded in 1975, here’s the band performing “Anthem,” with Geddy Lee rocking the Ric.

Rush: Distant Early Warning (Live)
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Rush: Distant Early Warning (Live)

On August 21st, Rush is hitting the big screen with “Cinema Strangiato 2019,” featuring live performances and behind-the-scenes footage from their “R40” tour. In celebration, Rush just shared this clip from “R40,” with Geddy Lee handling the heavy load of bass, vocals, and keys.

New Rush Film Getting One-Night-Only Cinematic Screening
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New Rush Film Getting One-Night-Only Cinematic Screening

Rush may be done performing, but they’ll be seen around the world once again thanks to a new film called “Cinema Strangiato: An Annual Exercise In Fan Indulgence.” The movie documents parts of Rush’s 2015 R40 tour, will get a one-night-only cinematic screening.

Groove – Episode #54: Geddy Lee
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Groove – Episode #54: Geddy Lee

This guy has been on our Groove Podcast wishlist since we began. So we're super thrilled to share this month's episode, and our guest Geddy Lee! Mitch caught up with Geddy in Montreal on June 4th during his cross-Canada book tour. Enjoy the conversation...

Talking Technique: Geddy Lee and the Fifth Rule of Power
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Talking Technique: Geddy Lee and the Fifth Rule of Power

In episode #60 of Talking Technique, Ariane Cap breaks down how Geddy Lee uses power chords in Rush’s “Dreamline,” with a quick harmonic run down, tips for fingering, technical execution, and practice.

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...

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....

Billy Sheehan with Rush: 1990 Soundcheck
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Billy Sheehan with Rush: 1990 Soundcheck

Billy Sheehan shared this clip earlier this morning, which caused me to shuffle some things around so we could share it immediately. “Years ago, Mr Big was on tour [with] Rush on their Presto tour, Geddy was late for soundcheck — stuck in traffic from LA to San Diego,” he shared. “They asked me to get up and jam [with]...

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...

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!