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Rush 2112 Oracle: The Dream 3D Lenticular Print Now Available

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A new 2112-inspired 3D Lenticular Print is now available from Iconic by Collectionzz . The print is based on Oracle: The Dream, part 5 of the 2112 suite. From their website: "I see the hand of man arise. With hungry mind and open eyes.” We're continuing our officially licensed Rush 2112 art series, in which different amazing artists each illustrate a section of 2112, with Oracle: The Dream by Cuyler Smith! This is the second piece in the series, the first being Temples of Syrinx by Palehorse released in 2020. To better understand this art, we'll give you the quick version of Rush's masterpiece 2112. The title suite of Rush’s 2112 album is set in a totalitarian society where the evil priests of the Temples of Syrinx keep everyone in line. Stability is threatened when a young man finds a guitar, learns to make music on it, and believes the world needs to hear of his great discovery. After the priests of the temple destroy the guitar and banish him, he is met

Moving Pictures 40th Anniversary Alternate Album Images Now Available

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Some exciting news related to the 40th Anniversary of Rush's Moving Pictures studio album. A new website has been created at movingpictures40.com which provides alternate versions of the album's front and back cover, as well as the individual photos of the band members. These limited edition images are being sold to help support the Grapes for Humanity charity organization. More from the website: Welcome to the Deborah Samuel Collection of photographs celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the album Moving Pictures. This collection contains a curated selection of alternative front and back album cover images, and a series of photographs of Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee from the same period. Incredibly, these Moving Pictures photographs have remained unseen for 40 years, and are now being unveiled for the first time to help a worthy cause, Grapes for Humanity. Grapes for Humanity is pleased to work with the Genius 100 Foundation (G100) Gift of Sight Campaign in partnership

Alex Lifeson and Crown Lands Jam Together Ahead of Massey Hall Performance

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Oshawa prog rock duo Crown Lands recently hit the studio with their guitar hero, Alex Lifeson — and "some real magic happened." Lifeson reportedly invited Kevin Comeau and Cody Bowles to join him onstage at the 17th annual Andy Kim Christmas concert that takes placed tonight (December 8th) at Toronto's newly revitalized Massey Hall. The pair will perform two Led Zeppelin covers with Lifeson, one of which may be "Stairway to Heaven." In a very wholesome gesture, the CanRock legend also lent Comeau his double neck guitar to play. Bowles and Comeau have frequently described their sound as "the White Stripes covering Rush," so you could say this is a pretty big deal for them. Earlier this year, the band released their White Buffalo EP — the follow-up to the duo's 2020 self-titled debut album — and were named breakthrough group of the year at the 2021 Juno Awards. If you want to bear witness to some of the magic, fear not: some tickets to the sta