Rush Live CD, DVD Pushed To October
The Rush live CD/DVD "Rush in Rio" has been pushed from its original Sept. 23 release date to Oct. 21.The Rush live CD/DVD "Rush in Rio" has been pushed from its original Sept. 23 release date to Oct. 21. As previously reported, the sets chronicle a Nov. 23, 2002, show at Rio's Maracana Stadium on the final night of Rush's Vapor Trails tour. The CD will be released by Anthem/Atlantic, while the DVD will be issued through Anthem/Coming Home/Zoe.
The "Rush in Rio" CD sports two bonus tracks recorded earlier in the tour: "Vital Signs," from 1981's "Moving Pictures," which has never appeared on a prior Rush live album; and "Between Sun & Moon," from 1993's "Counterparts," which made its concert debut on the trek.
DVD bonus features include a documentary by Rush photographer Andrew MacNaughtan, an animated clip for "By Tor & the Snow Dog," a recently discovered 1975 performance clip of "Anthem," two alternate angle clips of drummer Neil Peart's "O Baterista" solo number and multi-angle viewing options for "YYZ" and "La Villa Strangiato."
The DVD will be screened in Regal Theaters in more than 30 U.S. markets on Oct. 21. A full list of cities has yet to be announced.
Rush has been largely inactive since the end of the Vapor Trails tour, but regrouped in late July to play the massive Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto benefit concert.