1. Classic Rock Radio at 30: The Songs Change, So Does the Vibe Remain the Same?

    December 14, 2015 4:15 PM EST On December 7, the rock world rumbled with Rush drummer Neil Peart 's revelation that he planned to back away from touring . Three days later, Fred Jacobs , president of Jacobs Media and generally regarded as the creator of the classic rock ra ...

  2. Rush Premieres Epic Live 'Subdivisions' Video From New Concert Film 'R40 Live': Exclusive

    November 13, 2015 12:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Prog legends Rush have a brand new film showcasing their monumental live show, conveniently coming in time for holiday shopping lists. Today (Nov. 13), Billboard is excited to premiere a sampling of the feature -- a live performance of the power tri ...

  3. Rush Art Director Hugh Syme on the Stories Behind the Band's Iconic Album Covers and His New Book 'Art of Rush': Exclusive

    July 01, 2015 3:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Forty years ago, Hugh Syme designed his first album package for Rush , 1975's Caress of Steel . That began what he happily calls "a life sentence," designing every Rush release -- studio, live albums, compilations, videos -- along wit ...

  4. Canada's Juno Awards Honor Rush for Career-Long Charity Work

    March 12, 2015 6:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dust off that shelf. Members of iconic Canadian rock band Rush will need to make room in their expansive award collection for another trophy. On March 14, the trio will receive the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the 44th annual Juno Awards, stag ...

  5. Watch Police Drummer Stewart Copeland Jam With Members of Rush, Tool, Vertical Horizon & 'South Park'

    February 17, 2015 7:43 PM EST Former Police drummer Stewart Copeland is known to host some epic jams at his Super Grove studio, but a recent session might come close to topping them all.  Stewart Copeland Tells Police 'War Stories' In New Book In a video posted Monday ...

  6. Rush Planning Anniversary Tour for 2015

    March 20, 2014 8:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 To celebrate over 40 years as a band, Rush is plotting a worldwide tour that would kick off next year. According to Rolling Stone , the prog rock outfit will unite for what it's referring to as a "41th anniversary" tour, tentatively s ...

  7. Rush 'Haven't Stopped or Quit… Just Relaxing'

    November 18, 2013 11:30 AM EST While they cool their jets for a year, the hall of famers release a new live DVD and box set Rush is giving its fans plenty of fourth quarter treats this year including a new live CD/DVD, a box set and a long-desired remixed version of its 2002 al ...

  8. Rush's Neil Peart Fills It Up In Vertical Horizon 'Instamatic' Sessions: Video Exclusive

    October 02, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Neil Peart might be a Hall of Famer, but he’s still a beast behind the kit. The legendary Rush drummer has contributed beats and bluster to a pair of songs from Vertical Horizon’s upcoming sixth studio album, “Echoes From The Underground.” Billbo ...

  9. Rush on Rock Hall, Retirement and 'Wine Therapy': Video Q&A

    April 18, 2013 4:03 PM EDT With induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame just around the corner, there’s one “R” word that Rush isn’t entertaining. "I'm not interested in 'retiring' retiring. Because what I do is not a thing you want to retire fro ...

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  11. Rush Bringing String Ensemble on Tour

    June 18, 2012 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 With "Clockwork Angels," its first new album in five years, just out, Rush is planning a tour that will surprise many of the Canadian trio's fans. "Our intention is to take strings out on the road," guitarist Alex Lifeson te ...

  12. Album Reviews: Rush, Hot Chip, Eric Benet, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

    June 14, 2012 2:05 PM EDT Rush Clockwork Angels Producers: Rush, Nick Raskulinecz Anthem/Roadrunner Records Release Date: June 12 It's not exactly a news flash when at the beginning of Rush's latest album, "Clockwork Angels," frontman Geddy Lee proclaim ...

  13. Slash Q&A: 'Cathartic' New Band, Guitar Lessons and Hall of Fame 'Bias'

    April 12, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Before Axl Dropped Out, We Talked to Slash: "You get inducted into the Hall of Fame and then the next day life goes on" Slash's new album, "Apocalyptic Love," doesn't come out until May 22, but in part 1 of this intervi ...

  14. Rush's 'Clockwork Angels' Hits June 12

    April 11, 2012 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Exclusive: See a Trailer for the Band's First Album in 5 Years Rush will return this summer with "Clockwork Angels," the iconic prog-rock band revealed on Wednesday. The new album, due June 12, will be the trio's first studio eff ...

  15. Andrew MacNaughtan, Award-Winning Rock Photographer, Dies

    January 27, 2012 9:47 AM EST Award-winning Toronto photographer and video director Andrew MacNaughtan died suddenly Wednesday night of a reported heart attack while in Los Angeles on assignment for rock trio Rush. MacNaughtan shot a who's-who of Canadian talent since he ...

  16. Rush Signs With Roadrunner, Preps New Album for 2012

    August 31, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rush is on the move. The prog rock legends behind "Tom Sawyer," "Fly By Night" and "The Spirit of Radio" have partnered up with Roadrunner Records after being doggedly pursued by the rock-heavy imprint. "After year ...

  17. Rush, Jack Johnson to Receive Honors at Billboard Touring Awards

    September 29, 2010 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Powerhouse rock trio Rush will be named this year's Legend of Live at the 2010 Billboard Touring Awards in New York on Nov. 4. The Legend of Live honors groups or individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to live music and ...

  18. Rush 'Moving' On Tour, Recording New 'Clockwork'

    June 22, 2010 10:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 R ush has a good head start on its next album, "Clockwork Angels," which is due out in 2011. But the group's three members are hoping that this summer's tour will prime them for a strong finish when they return to the studio. &qu ...

  19. Rush Documentary Wins Tribeca Audience Award

    May 03, 2010 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tribeca Film Festival attendees have selected the rockumentary " Rush : Beyond the Lighted Stage" for the fest's 2010 Heineken Audience Award. Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn's Canadian feature received the $25,000 award Saturday nigh ...

  20. Rush / June 14, 2008 / Philadelphia (Wachovia Center)

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rush fans are a diehard, Grateful Dead-like community of people from all walks of life. Rush fans are a diehard, Grateful Dead-like community of people from all walks of life. Rush shows might be some of the only places in America where a staunch co ...

  21. Original Rush Drummer John Rutsey Dies

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Rutsey, a founding member of the seminal Canadian rock band Rush, has died, his family announced. He was 55. John Rutsey, a founding member of the seminal Canadian rock band Rush, has died, his family announced. He was 55. Rutsey played drums w ...

  22. Rush Promises Surprises On Summer Tour

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rush fans can expect some different songs and "surprises" when the Canadian trio hits the road on April 11 -- but guitarist Alex Lifeson says, "I'm gonna keep those a secret until then, I think." Rush fans can expect some di ...

  23. Van Halen / Nov. 13, 2007 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It's all so unlikely, or is it? I'm talking about the fact that David Lee Roth, at 53, has a lustrous, full head of hair, a mind-bogglingly ripped physique and enough command over his voice to lead Va It's all so unlikely, or is it? I ...

  24. Rush / Sept. 8, 2007 / Tinley Park, Ill. (First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre)

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rush favors odd time signatures, tricky solos and pretentious lyrics, but for the better part of the past three decades, the venerable Canadian groups' relationship to prog has been tangential at best Rush favors odd time signatures, tricky sol ...

  25. Rush Not 'Far' From New Album, Tour

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rush has set a May 1 release date for its 18th studio album, "Snakes & Arrows." The Anthem/Atlantic set will be preceded by the single "Far Cry," which will hit U.S. rock radio outlets in mid-Marc Rush has set a May 1 release ...

  26. Rush Close To Wrapping New Album

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rush is nearly finished recording its next studio album, which is expected sometime in 2007 via Atlantic. The tracks were put to tape at Allaire Studios in upstate New York with co-producer Nick Rasku Rush is nearly finished recording its next studi ...

  27. Rush Drummer Peart Chronicles Life On The 'Road'

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rush drummer/lyricist Neil Peart spent Rush's 2004 30th anniversary tour riding between gigs on the bike, an experience chronicled in his new book, "Roadshow: Landscape With Drums -- A Concert Tour by Who could blame a veteran artist from ...

  28. Rush Wrestling With Faith On New Album

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rush has penned eight songs for its next studio album, which should be out in early 2007, according to drummer Neil Peart. Rush has penned eight songs for its next studio album, which should be out in early 2007, according to drummer Neil Peart. The ...

  29. Peart's 'Ghost Rider' Heading To Film

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Scabeba Entertainment has acquired the film and television rights to Rush drummer/lyricist Neil Peart's biographical journal "Ghost Rider." Scabeba Entertainment has acquired the film and television rights to Rush drummer/lyricist Nei ...

  30. Rush Eyeing 30th Anniversary Tour

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rush will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a 2004 tour of North America and Europe. Rush will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a 2004 tour of North America and Europe. The veteran Canadian rock trio -- bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Ale ...

  31. Hot Product

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rush Blame It On 'Rio' The Rush live CD/DVD "Rush in Rio" chronicles a Nov. 23, 2002, show at Rio's Maracana Stadium on the final night of the veteran Canadian rock trio's Vapor Trails tour. The CD will be released by A ...

  32. Rush Live CD, DVD Pushed To October

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  33. Godsmack Out To Rock Naysayers On 'Faceless'

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Godsmack bassist Robbie Merrill tells Billboard.com the title of the Boston band's forthcoming third studio album "Faceless," comes from the group's perception of itself through the media. Godsmack bassist Robbie Merrill tells Bi ...

  34. Rush Follows 'Trails' To More Touring

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rock trio Rush has tacked on a new leg of North American tour dates in support of its latest Anthem/Atlantic album, "Vapor Trails." The group will pause briefly following a Sept. 28 show in Ch Veteran rock trio Rush has tacked on a ...

  35. Billboard Bits: Shortlist, Marilyn Manson, Neil Peart

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Shortlist, Marilyn Manson, Neil Peart The full complement of "listmakers" for the 2002 Shortlist prize has been confirmed, with a total of 20 recording artists, record producers, film directors, journalists, and radio personalities ...

  36. Vapor Trails

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The blaze of metal-edged guitar licks Alex Lifeson unleashes during this disc's intro were surely fueled by pent-up anticipation for Rush to start jamming again. The blaze of metal-edged guitar licks Alex Lifeson unleashes during this disc' ...

  37. Rush Extends North American Tour

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian rock trio Rush has confirmed 10 West Coast dates for the second leg of its North American tour. The additional stateside run in support of the forthcoming Anthem/Atlantic album "Vapor Trails, Canadian rock trio Rush has confirmed 10 We ...

  38. Rush Blazes A 'Vapor Trail'

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It is and it isn't a coincidence that "One Little Victory" -- a song that celebrates personal triumph -- is the lead single from Rush's forthcoming album, "Vapor Trails" (due May 14 via Atlantic Recor It is and it isn&# ...

  39. Rush's 'Vapor Trails' Due In May

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Canadian power trio Rush has set a May 14 release date for its upcoming Anthem/Atlantic album, "Vapor Trails." As previously reported, the set was recorded in Toronto, with band members Geddy Lee, Ale Canadian power trio Rush has set a May ...

  40. Rush Wraps New Album

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran rock power trio Rush has finished recording its as-yet-untitled next Anthem/Atlantic studio album, the group's first since 1996's "Test for Echo." Sessions recently wrapped in Toronto, with th Veteran rock power trio Rush ...

  41. Rush Begins Work On First Album In 5 Years

    January 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran rock power trio Rush has begun writing the material intended for the group's first Atlantic studio album since 1996's "Test For Echo," which peaked at No. 5 on The Billboard 200. No Veteran rock power trio Rush has begun ...