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Alex Lifeson to Appear on Don Felder's New Album American Rock 'n' Roll

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Former Eagles' guitarist and songwriter Don Felder is releasing a new album this April, titled American Rock 'n' Roll. Alex Lifeson will be one of many artists contributing their talent on the album.

Despite their being a track called Limelight on the album, Lifeson lends his guitar playing on the track "Charmed", where he performs an acoustic rhythm on the bridge and electric guitar solo at the end of the song.

From the announcement:A former lead guitarist and songwriter of The Eagles, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, and New York Times bestselling author Don Felder, announces his highly anticipated all-new album American Rock ‘N’ Roll. The new album is slated for release on April 5, 2019 on BMG and is available for pre-order on January 25th, 2019.

The album features some of the biggest names in music including Sammy Hagar, Slash, Richie Sambora, Orianthi, Peter Frampton, Joe Satriani, Mick Fleetwood, Chad Smith, Bob Weir, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Alex Li…

Big Beautiful Book of Bass Signing Event Update: Geddy Lee Heads to Hollywood

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Rush.Com has just announced the next stop in Geddy Lee's ongoing Big Beautiful Book of Bass Signing Tour. This time, Geddy is heading to sunny California for a stop at Book Soup in West Hollywood on January 30th at 5:00 PM.

Tickets for the event are on-sale NOW, and can be purchased at this LINK. Event guidelines are listed below:
Customers must purchase an Eventbrite ticket for this event to be in the signing line. When you arrive at Book Soup see a Book Soup employee with your ticket to check in and receive your copy of Geddy Lee's Big Book of Beautiful Bass.
All tickets include one (1) copy of Geddy Lee's Big Book of Beautiful Bass (Retail price $65.00).
Mr. Lee will sign & personalize copies of Geddy Lee's Big Book of Beautiful Bass, only. He will not be signing memorabilia.
No photos.
We will not be accepting online orders for this event. Anyone who purchases a ticket to this event must be in attendance to get their copy signed. If a ticket holder is unable to a…

Rush Fan Day Coming to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame January 19th

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Update: By all accounts and reports, the Rush Fan Day Event was a great success. Numerous fans braved the less-than-ideal winter weather that descended upon Cleveland to attend the intimate Q&A session with Geddy and Alex. A complete video of the session is available on the Rock & Roll HOF Facebook page. It's also available via the embedded viewer below. Coming out of the day where numerous articles that covered the event. Below is a list of many of them:

Event Coverage plus Alex Lifeson talks Greta Van Fleet.
Event Coverage plus Geddy Lee talks about Yes.
Photo Gallery from Cleveland Scene Magazine.
Photo Gallery from the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Geddy Lee talks about his future.Both Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson will be at Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on January 19th for a special Rush Fan Day event. From the announcements:Having played the bass guitar for over four decades, Lee has spent years collecting hundreds of vintage bass guitars. The sizeable collecti…

Geddy Lee to Guest DJ on Sirius XM's Classic Rewind Station

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Update (01/09):CORRECTION: We've just learned that Geddy will be the guest DJ on Sirius XM's 80s on 8 station, not Classic Rewind as originally reported. This is rather odd given the fact that Rush is rarely played on 80s on 8, while they can often be heard on Classic Rewind. Apologies for any confusion the original story may have caused.Sirius XM's Classic Rewind station has just announced that Geddy Lee will be a guest DJ this Thursday, January 10th at 3pm EST.

Classic Rewind is a classic rock radio station on the satellite service, which centers on the Mid 1970s and 1980s. It is heard on channel 25 on Sirius XM Radio. It can also be heard on Dish Network channel 6025.

DJ Kristine Stone, who normally occupies the 11:00 am - 5:00 pm time slot where Geddy will be guest-DJing, is a well-known Rush fan. In fact her Sirius XM promo spots include Limelight playing in the background with Kristine's tagline of "...and then there's Rush...my happy place..."

Ge…