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Rush

Country of origin:
Canada
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1968
Genre:
Hard Rock/Heavy Metal (early), Progressive Rock (later)
Lyrical themes:
Sci-Fi (early), Philosophy, Nature, Emotions
Last label:
Anthem Records
Years active:
1968-1969, 1969 (as Hadrian), 1969-2018
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 had the same lineup since their second album, ...
Last known
Geddy Lee Bass, Vocals, Keyboards (1968-1969, 1969-2018)
See also: Geddy Lee, Yes (live), ex-Judd, ex-Ogilvie, ex-The Big Dirty Band
Alex Lifeson Guitars (1968-1969, 1969-2018)
See also: Victor, ex-The Big Dirty Band
Neil Peart Drums (1974-2018)
See also: ex-J.R. Flood
Past
Jeff Jones Bass (1968)
See also: Red Rider, ex-Ocean, ex-Stingaree
John Rutsey (R.I.P. 2008) Drums (1968-1969, 1969-1973, 1974)
Joe Perna Bass (1969)
Lindy Young Guitars, Keyboards (1969)
Mitch Bossi Guitars (1971)
Jerry Fielding Drums (1973)
Geddy Lee Bass, Vocals, Keyboards (1968-1969, 1969-2018)
See also: Geddy Lee, Yes (live), ex-Judd, ex-Ogilvie, ex-The Big Dirty Band
Alex Lifeson Guitars (1968-1969, 1969-2018)
See also: Victor, ex-The Big Dirty Band
Neil Peart Drums (1974-2018)
See also: ex-J.R. Flood
Jeff Jones Bass (1968)
See also: Red Rider, ex-Ocean, ex-Stingaree
John Rutsey (R.I.P. 2008) Drums (1968-1969, 1969-1973, 1974)
Joe Perna Bass (1969)
Lindy Young Guitars, Keyboards (1969)
Mitch Bossi Guitars (1971)
Jerry Fielding Drums (1973)
Added by: Esoteric Modified by: Caliginosity
Added on: 2002-08-03 09:44:35 Last modified on: 2019-12-04 23:40:06