Rush to be Inducted into Guitar Center's Historic RockWalk
Update: A short video from today's ceremony is now available. The video shows all three members of Rush having their pictures taken as well as imprinting their hands in cement. There's also a brief acceptance speech by Alex Lifeson. Thanks Deb Jeff Ouellette! Also, according to some reports, the band was introduced by Jim Ladd, the famous DJ.
Numerous photos from the event at also located at this LINK.
Rush are being inducted into Guitar Center's famed RockWalk today in Los Angeles, California at 12:00 noon (3PM EST). The official press release was released today:Guitar Center is proud to announce the upcoming induction of renowned rock legends Rush, into the retailer's historic RockWalk. The exclusive, invite only induction ceremony is set to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Noon at Guitar Center's Hollywood location on Sunset Boulevard. A special guest speaker will open the event by reflecting upon Rush's musical impact and welcoming the band to the stage.We'll have more news on the ceremony as it unfolds later today.
"We are very pleased to have been chosen by our peers and fellow musicians for induction in Guitar Center's Rock Walk," said Rush's Geddy Lee. "It is an honor to have our names added to this illustrious list of great and highly talented musicians."
"Not only is Rush extraordinary as a band, but each member is incredibly talented in their own right," said Dave Weiderman, Chairman of Guitar Center's RockWalk. "With nearly thirty years together, this group has consistently delivered skilled musicianship, experimental-drive and stylistically diverse rock to music fans worldwide. In short – Rush is long-deserving of being honored by Guitar Center's RockWalk."