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RUSH: 'Exit...Stage Left' DVD Release Date Reports Wrong

Contrary to published reports, Zoe Vision/Rounder Records "has no plans whatsoever" to release the DVD version of RUSH's classic "Exit...Stage Left", a representative for the company told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. It is, however, still believed that the "Exit...Stage Left" DVD will surface later in the year via another label. In a recent interview with Billboard.com, RUSH guitarist ...

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RUSH: 'Exit...Stage Left' DVD Delayed

According to a posting on the RUSH fan site Power Windows, Zoe/Rounder has pushed back the projected U.S. release date of the the DVD version of RUSH's classic "Exit...Stage Left" concert film to March 7 from the previously announced February 7. "Everything's been remixed to 5.1, and that was the intention — to ...

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RUSH Frontman Hopes To Release New Album Next Summer

RUSH bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee has told MTV.com that he, guitarist Alex Lifeson and drummer Neil Peart have been getting their home studios ready to start writing the group's new album, and in January they plan to begin the collaborative process. "The whole process of writing, recording and getting ready for a tour is ...

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Psychogeist - AGE OF NEMESIS

A band sporting not one, but two Zoltans (and a Gyorgy and a Laszlo to boot) might make you think you're gonna be in for an eastern European knockoff of progressive metal better suited for the expensive studio budgets of the First World. And to be sure, there are places where AGE OF NEMESIS comes ...

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Synchestra - THE DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND

As much as I enjoy STRAPPING YOUNG LAD I always find myself enjoying THE DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND more. It is something about the way Canada's resident musical genius wraps beautiful melodies around layers of soulful wisp and intense emotion. Much like "Accelerated Evolution", "Synchestra" takes repeat listens to fully absorb. However, there is more of ...

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RUSH Bringing Vintage Performances To DVD

Greg Prato of Billboard.com is reporting that veteran Canadian rock trio RUSH are planning on reissuing several classic live performances in 2006. To the delight of long time fans, their well-worn VHS copies of "Exit...Stage Left", "Grace Under Pressure Tour" and "A Show of Hands" will soon be replaced with DVD reissues. "Everything's ...

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RUSH Glad To Have Comedy Film Open Shows And New DVD

Launch Radio Networks reports: When you play the new RUSH DVD called "R30", you'll see a bit of comedy before the band even plays their first note. RUSH usually has a filmed opening segment for their shows, and on their 30th anniversary tour last year, they used a bit done by actor Jerry Stiller. Guitarist ...

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ARCH ENEMY Audio Interview Posted Online

StriglsMusicNews.com has posted episode 26 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. The episode features a 13-minute interview host Mark Strigl conducted with ARCH ENEMY members Michael Amott and Sharlee D'Angelo. Topics include RUSH, KING DIAMOND, Michael's ESP signature guitar, DIO, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, and Sharon Osbourne vs. IRON MAIDEN on Ozzfest 2005. Hosts John Ostronomy and Strigl ...

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Avarice and Absolution - REVERY

Read no further unless you're a fan of radio rock. Virginia's REVERY may have a name that looks like something a gum-cracking stripper would name her illegitimate daughter, but they've stepped onto the national stage with a debut that's frighteningly good at what it does. What it does is ear-friendly truck rock that follows closely ...

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RUSH: 'Piano Tribute' Album To Arrive In January

"The Piano Tribute To Rush", created by Todd Mark Rubenstein, is set for release on January 10, 2006 via Vitamin Records. This is the third RUSH tribute album by Rubenstein, who previously released "Exit Stage Right" and "The String Quartet Tribute To 2112". Like most of the previously released tribute albums, classical or otherwise, the ...

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RUSH Guitarist: 'It's Time For A New Record'

RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson told the Detroit radio station WRIF 101.1 FM that the band are preparing to begin work on a new CD. "We're going to go in the studio early next year and start writing," he said. "It's time for a new record, time to move forward...we're going to hopefully finish ...

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RUSH Salutes Earliest Fans On New DVD

Launch Radio Networks reports: When RUSH launched their 30th anniversary world tour last year, they made sure to do something special for the fans who've been with them all along. The band went back to their early material to come up with an overture to start the shows, and the performance runs about six minutes ...

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RUSH Singer Says New DVD Captures A Really Good Show

Launch Radio Networks reports: RUSH singer-bassist Geddy Lee is proud of his band's new DVD called "R30: 30th Anniversary World Tour". It gives people a good idea of what the shows looked and sounded like on the band's 30th anniversary trek last year. Lee told Launch that his recollection of the night is rooted in ...

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RUSH Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

Canadian rock legends RUSH will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Wednesday, December 14. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check ...

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TILES To Enter Studio In February

Detroit-based preogressive rock band TILES have posted the following message on their official web site: "Work on the new songs is coming along great — so much so that we've penciled in early February to begin recording with Terry Brown. In the meantime, we're recording some demos for Terry so he can hear what we're ...

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BLACK MAJESTY Confirmed For PROGPOWER AUSTRALIA XXVI

Australian power metallers BLACK MAJESTY will take part in ProgPower Australia XXVI, set to take place February 11, 2006 at the Gaelic Club in Sydney. Other acts already confirmed for the event include VANISHING POINT, EYEFEAR, LORD, ALARUM, VOYAGER, TRANSCENDING MORTALITY, WITHOUT ENDING, TEMPLATE, FRIAR RUSH, TALISEN and FEEDING THE ADDICTION. This show will be ...

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