Last week, the results of the 2014 Music Express Awards, where Music Express readers vote for their favorite artists in the Canadian music industry, were revealed. Rush were nominated in three categories: Top Group, Top Compilation Album (Clockwork Angels Tour) and Top Live Performance.
According to the Music Express website, Rush won all three categories:More than 10,000 Music Express readers have cast their on-line ballot for the Long & McQuade 2014 Music Express Awards with Rush and The Headstones leading the way with three awards each.In related Music Express news, Rush will be featured in a new book titled Music Express: The Rise, Fall & Resurrection of Canada's Music Magazine. From the Amazon listing:
Rush, who claimed three ME awards in 2013, repeated again this year, winning Top Group, Top Live Performance (Arena) and Top Compilation Release for their Clockwork Angels-Live Rock record."The story of Music Express is told through the unique perspective of Keith Sharp, the magazine's founder and editor. During its seventeen-year existence, Music Express rose from a small, Calgary-based regional magazine to an international publication. The interviews, anecdotes, and stories cover the golden era of Canadian music, with the rise to global status of such icons as Bryan Adams, Loverboy, Rush, Celine Dion, and Triumph. Their stories, as well as many more, are captured together with an array of classic rock photography that provides a unique time capsule."The book is scheduled for release on May 3rd and can be pre-ordered HERE.
Thanks to reader RushFanForever for the news.