Formed in Toronto, Ontario, in 1968 under the heavy influence of Britishblues, Rush solidified its lineup in 1974 and has gone on to record 18studio albums (and counting). Notable for bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee'shigh register, Neil Peart's virtuosic drumming and inventive lyrics, andthe guitar heroics of Alex Lifeson, the multiplatinum band melds adiverse range of influences and along the way has amassed a large,notably loyal following worldwide. Rush is bigger than ever before withthe hit 2011 documentary Beyond the Lighted Stage and the 2013 album, Clockwork Angels, and tour.
Now,for the first time, Rush is treated to the epic visual celebration theyso richly deserve in a beautifully designed and profusely illustratedhistory following the band's entire career. A chronological overviewhistory written by noted music scribe and Rush authority Martin Popoffspans the band's entire career from 1968 to today. A complete Rushdiscography chronicles all their albums, from the debut album to 2112, Moving Pictures, and Signals to Grace Under Pressure, Vapor Trails,and more. The authoritative text is complemented by album reviewswritten by well-known music journalists from around the globe,commentary from fellow musicians, a discography, and hundreds ofphotographs and pieces of memorabilia, including picture sleeves, gigposters, rare vinyl, handbills, ticket stubs, and much more.