Showing posts from March, 2021

The Art of Rush Second Edition Coming This August

The Rush Backstage Club have just announced that an expanded, second edition of the incredible Art of Rush coffee table book will be released this August. From the RBC listing: Newly expanded and updated, this beautiful 292-page coffee table book delves into the 40-year relationship between Rush and their longtime artist and illustrator, Hugh Syme, with a foreword by drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. This second edition has a newly designed cover, as well as a new 20-page section featuring the art of the 40th anniversary releases. When you purchase from Rush Backstage, you will receive a FREE record flats pack, containing several 12”x12” printed flats from the archives. These are limited in number, each one having its own specific rarity. The attached pictures show the fronts, and backs of these flats. The Art of Rush currently retails for $99.99 and is available for pre-order via this LINK . Thanks to Joe Pesch for passing along the news.

Charity Auction Includes a 'Day of Golfing with Alex Lifeson'

Alex Lifeson has generously donated his time to an upcoming auction sponsored by the Fore Batten Foundation. The Foundation's goal is to raise awareness and funding for increased research into Juvenile Batten Disease - an ultra-rare, fatal, inherited disorder that primarily affects the nervous system. The Foundation sponsors a silent auction each year with most donations coming from the greater golfing community. This year's auction includes a day of golf with Alex Lifeson himself. According to the auction listing , "...2 players will join Alex for a great day of golf, laughs and maybe some music at one of Canada's premier private clubs..." The auction begins next week and will run through the end of March. A complete list of all the items available in the charity auction are available HERE . Also, please visit for additional details on the foundation and its efforts to help combat this terrible illness. Thanks to Ed from RushIsAB

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