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Rush

Country of origin:
Canada
Location:
Willowdale, Ontario
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1968
Genre:
Progressive Rock, Hard Rock/Heavy Metal (early)
Lyrical themes:
Sci-Fi (early), Philosophy, Nature, Emotions
Current label:
Anthem Records
Years active:
1968-1969, 1969 (as Hadrian), 1969-present
In the photo, from left to right: Neil Peart, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

Though Rush's self-titled release became Canada's best selling debut album, it wasn't until their 1976 fourth album, 2112, that they truly found widespread success. Their first international single was "Closer to the Heart" off their 1977 release A Farewell to Kings.

The band has had their current lineup since their ...
Current
Geddy Lee Bass, Vocals, Keyboards (1968-present)
See also: Geddy Lee, ex-Judd, ex-Ogilvie, ex-The Big Dirty Band
Alex Lifeson Guitars (1968-present)
See also: ex-Victor, ex-The Big Dirty Band
Neil Peart Drums (1974-present)
Past
Jeff Jones Bass (1968)
See also: Red Rider, ex-Ocean, ex-Stingaree
John Rutsey (R.I.P. 2008) Drums (1968-1973, 1974)
Joe Perna Bass (1969)
Lindy Young Guitars, Keyboards (1969)
Mitch Bossi Guitars (1971)
Jerry Fielding Drums (1973)
Geddy Lee Bass, Vocals, Keyboards (1968-present)
See also: Geddy Lee, ex-Judd, ex-Ogilvie, ex-The Big Dirty Band
Alex Lifeson Guitars (1968-present)
See also: ex-Victor, ex-The Big Dirty Band
Neil Peart Drums (1974-present)
Jeff Jones Bass (1968)
See also: Red Rider, ex-Ocean, ex-Stingaree
John Rutsey (R.I.P. 2008) Drums (1968-1973, 1974)
Joe Perna Bass (1969)
Lindy Young Guitars, Keyboards (1969)
Mitch Bossi Guitars (1971)
Jerry Fielding Drums (1973)
Added by: Esoteric Modified by: Paw
Added on: 2002-08-03 09:44:35 Last modified on: 2016-06-30 08:36:19