Rush Biography

as compiled by the users of last.fm
Name: Rush
Music Brainz ID: 059afdf5-77e8-4e51-90f5-453b623232ec
Last.fm url: http://www.last.fm/music/Rush
listeners: 936517
playcount:


Similar Artists: Geddy Lee, Yes, Dream Theater, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Genesis,
Popular Tags: progressive rock, classic rock, hard rock, rock, progressive,

Published/Updated: Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:07:52 +0000

Biography:
Rush is a progressive rock band which formed in Willowdale, Ontario, Canada in 1968. The band currently performs with the lineup of Geddy Lee (vocals, bass, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitar) and Neil Peart (drums). John Rutsey was the original drummer, later replaced by Neil Peart in 1974, shortly after the release of their first album, and three weeks before their first American tour. Neil Peart also became the band’s lyricist, and wrote the words for many of the band’s best known songs. As a group, Rush possesses 24 gold records and 14 platinum (3 multi-platinum) records.

Read more about Rush on Last.fm.


User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.


Artist Info

Genre