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For a band that has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, whose streak of consecutive gold and platinum records is topped only by the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, trying to nail down the exact reason why Canadian trio Rush is so adored by so many is never easy. Reviled by critics — or… More »

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Watch Foo Fighters Cover Rush With Jon Davison Because Yes Was Too Difficult To Learn

Singer Jon Davison joined prog-rock titans Yes in 2012, but he's young enough that he wasn't born when the band formed. Davidson grew up in…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2015 - 8:38 am

Rage Against The Machine Bassist Gets Surgery For Real In New Video Co-Starring Tom Morello And Rush

Tim Commerford is primarily known for three things: (1) playing bass for Rage Against The Machine, (2) playing bass for Audioslave, and (3) climbing the…
Chris DeVille | June 1, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Watch South Park’s Matt Stone Jam With Monsters Of Prog From Tool, Rush, & The Police

Over the past few years, the Police drummer Stewart Copeland has arranged jam sessions in his studio featuring a ton of big names in rock,…
James Rettig | February 17, 2015 - 6:29 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Rush At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Last night, after years of fan grousing, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame finally inducted Rush into its hallowed halls, alongside Public Enemy, Donna…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2013 - 1:25 pm

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2013 Inductees: Rush, Public Enemy, Heart

As we all know, there's nothing more relevant than the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. How else would we remember and recognize the greatness…
Michael Nelson | December 11, 2012 - 3:11 pm

Public Enemy, Rush, N.W.A. Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Earlier today, Rolling Stone announced that Albert King, Chic, Deep Purple, Donna Summer, Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes, the Meters, N.W.A.,…
Corban Goble | October 4, 2012 - 8:54 am

El-P – “Rush Over BKLYN”

The legendary skronk-rap producer/MC El-P is enjoying a bit of a career resurgence lately, on the back of Company Flow's reunion and his recent work…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2011 - 12:47 pm

Rush Sign Stephen Colbert’s Hand, Perform “Tom Sawyer”

The other day I expressed my doubt that Neil Peart could fit his kit in Colbert's even-smaller-than-it-looks-on-TV studio. Well he did, but just barely. (Jimmy…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2008 - 10:34 am

Rush Return To Television, Thanks To Stephen Colbert

People who like their music progressive and their politics satirically conservative should set their DVRs right now: Tomorrow night Rush end more than 30 years…
Amrit Singh | July 15, 2008 - 6:07 pm

Is Rush Heavy Metal Or Not?

Malkmus’s had us pondering the timbre of Geddy’s speaking voice for years now. So here’s a fresh debate — Rush: More or less metal than…
Stereogum | October 12, 2007 - 1:26 am

Giddy About Geddy

One Geddy Lee sighting is an anomaly, two is a coincidence, but three ?- that?s a trend. The Rush frontman has been a little bit…
Stereogum | March 15, 2007 - 4:11 pm

Prince Shocked Foo With “Best Of You”

One of the many highlights of Prince’s phalically delicious halftime show was also its most confuzzing: Prince using precious medley time to cover Foo Fighters?
Stereogum | February 9, 2007 - 12:10 pm