Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Here's the latest news from Rush. It looks like 2006 will be a busy year for the band.
... "R:30-Rush Live In Frankfurt," is to be released on November 15. The DVD set will feature a full performance of the German show during the band's 30th Anniversary Tour in 2004. It will also feature a full length documentary on the history of Rush that has a running time of just over one hour and exclusive lost live footage of the band from the early 1980s. ...
I'm really lookiing forward to that documentary. I've never really seen much video footage of Rush from back in the day (pre-1980) - lots of pictures but not much video. Coolio.
... Drummer Neil Peart will release an instructional DVD titled "Anatomy of A Drum Solo" to be released through Hudson Music on December 13. ...
Good news for drummers.
... Rush plans to begin reissuing their VHS catalog on DVD with the 1981 concert film Exit Stage Left..., 1984's Grace Under Pressure Tour, and a performance recorded in 1988, A Show of Hands. The DVD's will be offered in a special box set and then individually. ...
I'm not too big on live concert dvds- but I'm sure a lot of Rush fans are happy about this.
... If that was not enough news for Rush fans, the band has reportedly begun the process of pre-production and are in the early stages of writing for their new album which should be ready for release sometime in 2006 pending no delays.
I didn't have much doubt that Rush would eventually put out another album, but it's nice to have it confirmed. Awesome.