Rush News

Cygnus And The Sea Monsters - One Night In Chicago

Cygnus And The Sea Monsters - One Night In Chicago, featuring Dream Theater's Mike Portnoy, Mr. Big's Paul Gilbert, Sean Malone and Jason McMaster, is now available on CD and DVD. Featuring performances of "2112", "Cygnus X-1", "Hemispheres" and "YYZ" (with Drum Solo), the show was recorded Sept. 18th, 2005, at the Vic Theater in Chicago, where Portnoy used his near-replica of Peart's classic candy apple red kit. Recreated by the TAMA drum company using their top of the line Starclassic drums, the bass drum featured Portnoy's logo, merged with Rush's starman logo.

"Rush To Judgement"

The Orlando Weekly Newspaper has printed a parody in the wake of the of the recently denied civil action by Peart & Lee against the Ritz-Carlton Naples. In the parody, a Rush fan sues the band for damages caused by his being a Rush fanatic. -, Aug. 18, 2006

"Dead Rising" Game Includes "A Passage To Bangkok"

Although just released August 8th, Rush fans have already discovered that the main guitar riff from "A Passage To Bangkok" can be heard in the Xbox 360 video game Dead Rising. While fighting with prisoners on the jeep in the leisure park, the song "Gone Guru" by the rap band Lifeseeker plays. From their self titled debut album, the song includes a sample of the main guitar riff from "A Passage to Bangkok".