Showing posts from August, 2022

Alex Lifeson Celebrates his 69th Birthday Today!

Alex Lifeson, one of the founding members of Rush and the band's seminal guitarist, is celebrating his 69th birthday today. It was on this date back in 1953 that Rush Guitarist Alex Lifeson (born Aleksandar Zivojinovich) came into the world in Fernie, British Columbia. As Rush fans know, Lifeson co-founded the band in the summer of 1968 along with John Rutsey, the band's original drummer. Alex was also responsible for bringing front-man Geddy Lee into the mix. While Alex is obviously best known for being the guitarist for Rush, he's also a licensed aircraft pilot, motorcycle rider, a gourmet cook, avid golfer, and an artist. Alex has also been known to dabble with a little acting now and again. Back in 2018, he appeared a couple of times on the CBC comedy-drama Crawford , which premiered on the CBC in Canada during the summer of 2019. In more recent news, Alex recently released a new musical project under the name Envy of None , which was released back in April. He a

Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson perform at the South Park Anniversary Concert Event

For the first time in just over seven years, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson took to the stage once again to performed an extended rendition of their classic song Closer to the Heart . The surprise performance took place during the South Park 25 Anniversary Concert at the Red Rocks amphitheater in Colorado. More about the concert event: The two-night event on Aug. 9-10 at the historical outdoor Colorado amphitheater — featuring show creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with performances from Primus and Ween — will be taped and aired on Comedy Central and Paramount+. The concert, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the cartoon sitcom, will feature performances of classic songs from the show, including the theme song by Primus, premieres Aug. 13 on Comedy Central and will be available to stream the following day on Paramount+. It is unclear if the concert will have any surprise guests drop by, but as South Park fans know with Parker and Stone, always expect the unexpecte

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