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Rush was a rock band which formed in Willowdale, Ontario, Canada in 1968. The band's most famous lineup consisted of Geddy Lee (vocals, bass, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitar) and Neil Peart (drums). John Rutsey was the original drummer, later replaced by Peart in 1974, shortly after the release of their first album, and three weeks before their first American tour. Peart also became the band's lyricist, and wrote the words for many of the band's best known songs. The band achieved popularity with a style that blended melodic heavy rock with progressive elements in the 70s, and during the 80s adopted a more pop-influenced style and gaining many fans in the process. The 90s and beyond saw them presenting variations on their sound, blending guitar and synthesizers in differing ways. The group's 2015 tour, dubbed "R40" to celebrate 40 years of the band's history, proved to be their last, as health issues for both Peart and Lifeson were proving problematic.
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Rush — Clockwork Angels Rush — Clockwork Angels
(Roadrunner Records 1686-176562, 2012, CD)
Rush — Beyond the Lighted Stage Rush — Beyond the Lighted Stage
((Not on label) B003J27WFW, 2010, 3DVD)
Rush — Snakes and Arrows Rush — Snakes and Arrows
(Atlantic 177084, 2007, CD)
Rush — Replay x3 Rush — Replay x3
(Anthem B0006649-50, 2006, 3DVD+CD)
Rush — Feedback Rush — Feedback
(Atlantic 83728-2, 2004, CD)
Rush — Rush in Rio Rush — Rush in Rio
(Atlantic Anthem 83672-2, 2003, 3CD)
Rush — Vapor Trails Rush — Vapor Trails
(Atlantic 83531-2, 2002, CD)
Various Artists — Tribute to the Titans Various Artists — Tribute to the Titans
(Magna Carta MA-9032-2, 1999, CD)
Rush — Different Stages Rush — Different Stages
(Anthem AND3-1092, 1998, 3CD)
Rush — Test for Echo Rush — Test for Echo
(Atlantic 82925 2, 1996, CD)
Various Artists — Working Man Various Artists — Working Man
(Magna Carta MA-9010-2, 1996, CD)
Rush — Counterparts Rush — Counterparts
(Anthem ANMD1067, 1993/2011, CD)
Rush — Roll the Bones Rush — Roll the Bones
(Atlantic Anthem 83737-2, 1991/2004, CD)
Rush — Presto Rush — Presto
(Atlantic Anthem 83736-2, 1989/2004, CD)
Rush — A Show of Hands Rush — A Show of Hands
(Mercury 314 534 637-2, 1988/1997, CD)
Rush — Hold Your Fire Rush — Hold Your Fire
(Mercury 314 534 636-2, 1987/1997, CD)
Rush — Power Windows Rush — Power Windows
(Mercury 314 534 635-2, 1985/1997, CD)
Rush — Grace under Pressure Rush — Grace under Pressure
(Anthem ANMD 1084, 1984/1997, CD)
Rush — Signals Rush — Signals
(Mercury 314 534 633-2, 1982/1997, CD)
Rush — Exit... Stage Left Rush — Exit... Stage Left
(Mercury 314 534 632-2, 1981/1997, CD)
Rush — Moving Pictures Rush — Moving Pictures
(Mercury B0011784-02, 1981/2008, CD)
Rush — Permanent Waves Rush — Permanent Waves
(Mercury SRM-1-4001, 1980, LP)
Rush — Hemispheres Rush — Hemispheres
(Mercury D118702, 1978/1998, CD)
Rush — A Farewell to Kings Rush — A Farewell to Kings
(Mercury Anthem 534 628-2, 1977/2007, CD)
Rush — 2112 Rush — 2112
(Mercury 314 534 626-2, 1976/1997, CD)
Rush — All the World's a Stage Rush — All the World's a Stage
(Mercury 314 534 627-2, 1976/1997, CD)
Rush — Caress of Steel Rush — Caress of Steel
(Mercury 314 534 625-2, 1975/1997, CD)
Rush — Fly by Night Rush — Fly by Night
(Mercury 314 534 624-2, 1975/1997, CD)
Rush — Rush Rush — Rush
(Mercury 314 534 623-2, 1974/1997, CD)

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