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The Neil Peart Research Award Announced by the Glioblastoma Foundation

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With the unfortunate passing of Neil Peart due to Glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer, the Glioblastoma Foundation has just announced a new fundraiser research initiative entitled "The Neil Peart Research Award."

According to the foundation's website, the award will provide Neurosurgery residents at leading medical institutions around the country with funding to conduct new, cutting-edge glioblastoma research. The foundation is also offering up limited-edition 5" x 7" portraits entitled "The Professor" to anyone who donates $21.12 or more.

Please visit the foundation's website for complete information on the Glioblastoma Foundation and their fundraiser.

Thanks to Ed from RushIsABand for the news.

Timeless Concert Images Book Features Rush From the 80's

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For over four decades, rock music photographer Bill O'Leary has snapped off more than 25,000 concert photos from bands such as Queen, AC/DC, Van Halen, Foreigner, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, and of course RUSH. Over the years, Bill's photos have appeared in virtually every music publication including Guitar Player, Rolling Stone, People, Guitar World, PIT, Circus, Hit Parader and Creem.

To celebrate and share his photographic work with the masses, Bill has released his first book - Timeless Concert Images: And 40 Years of Rock Concert Experiences. This nearly 200-page coffee table book offers stories and recollections behind concerts he shot over the years, and is filled with over 175 full color, live concert images photographed from the 1990's. One chapter in the book is dedicated to Rush and which includes photos taken from the Permanent Waves and Moving Pictures tours.

Bill was kind enough to share an excerpt of his write-up for Rush, as well as numerous high-qual…