Concert Review: Rush R40 Tour, San Jose, CA 7/23/2015

How many bands have the kind of staying power Rush has displayed for the 41 years they’ve been together? Even the hiatus the band took in the aftermath of drummer Neil Peart’s twin personal tragedies (losing both his daughter and wife in ...

Neil Peart and Peter Criss, BFF

Even casual Kiss and Rush fans are well aware that the two bands toured together in 1975. What they didn’t know was that from that tour, a true but tempestuous friendship between drumming legends Peter Criss and Neil Peart was ...

DVD Review: Rush Clockwork Angels Tour

Rush used to be quite careful about releasing live recordings. The first two decades of their career saw only four live albums that captured the band after various milestones.  First was the long-form proggy years of songs that went on for 18 ...

Popdose Roundtable: Rush, “Vapor Trails Remixed”

Dw Dunphy: Vapor Trails probably has an undeserved degree of importance behind it because of what it represents versus what it actually sounds like. For many, this was the point one of their favorite bands was resurrected from the ashes. ...

The 15 Best Rush Songs Since the 1990s

Well, the moment is finally here. Rush are finally members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Whatever beef I may have with the Hall and their selection process, I can admit that it’s nice to see the band receive ...

Listmania: Top 50 Rhythm Sections (#50-36)

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

Popdose Flashback: Rush, “Presto”

It wasn’t their best album. It wasn’t even much like what people consider their best album. Yet the mighty Canadian power trio Rush found themselves on Atlantic Records with a producer known mostly for working with The Fixx and ...