Rush is not only Canada's greatest band but they are also one of the greatest rock bands of all-time. In their genre, only The Beatles and The Rolling Stones have released more consecutive platinum or gold studio albums than Rush. In total, the band has sold 25 million albums in the U.S. and over 40 million albums worldwide. Rush's unique blend of hard and progressive rock has influenced a myriad of diverse artists ranging from Metallica to The Smashing Pumpkins to Dream Theater. Lyrically, Rush draws from science fiction, philosophy, and social issues.
The band is composed of bassist, keyboardist, and lead singer Geddy Lee, drummer Neil Peart, and guitarist Alex Lifeson. Peart joined the band in 1974, prior to Rush's first U.S. tour, and since then the lineup has remained the same. Each member ... Read more