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Rush: Rush; Neil Merryweather: Space Rangers

Review by Jim Esposito, Creem, February 1975

FIRST THERE WAS English Rock 'n' Roll! Then there was Southern Blues! Now, from Mercury Records, those swell folks who brought you Bachman-Turner Overdrive, we ...

Rush: Fly By Night

Review by John Mendelsohn, Phonograph Record, March 1975

A WRITER SHOULD never admit as much, but I'm still not entirely confident that mere words can communicate the full extent to which I abhor ...

Rush: A Canadian Rush

Interview by Deborah Frost, Circus, February 1977

A SUBTERRANEAN VOICE growls across the phone wires, hesitates, and growls again – this time more softly. Canadian telephone service might be different, but it's ...

The Rush Phenomenon

Report by Paul Morley, Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, June 1977

This band has fans. Lots of them. They sold out the Free Trade Hall and surprised even the promoter. PAUL MORLEY asks why, PAUL RAMBALI ...

Rush: Is Everybody Feelin' all RIGHT? (Geddit...?)

Interview by Miles, New Musical Express, March 1978

The gist of this being that H.M. tourist RUSH are all RIGHT-er than most, as MILES discovers ...

Rush: The Rush Archives

Review by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, June 1978

Power, Pomp, Purity, Pretention, Popularity... The RUSH Problem ...

Rush: This Man Has Nightmares

Interview by Geoff Barton, Sounds, September 1978

He's also lead guitarist for RUSH and writes songs about the politics of oak trees, shapeless spirits and The Real Truth. Psychiatric care by Geoff Barton. ...

Rush: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Rick O'Shea, Pop Star Weekly, May 1979


Rush: The Moustache That Conquered The World

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, April 1980

SOMEWHERE in America in that black hole known as the Midwest, little bands are slogging their balls off to become big bands, and big bands ...

Rush: But Why Are They In Such A Hurry?

Interview by J. Kordosh, Creem, June 1981

THURSDAY: KORDOSH has been roused from his afternoon nap by Sherry Ring, publicist for Mercury Records. Ring is calling from New York to firm up connections ...

Rush: Adrenalin Rush

Report and Interview by Pete Makowski, Sounds, December 1982

PETE MAKOWSKI finally delivers the goods on RUSH ...

Neil Peart

Retrospective by Chris Welch, History of Rock, The, 1984

NEIL PEART is one of rock’s show drummers, whose uncompromising personality matches his single-minded dedication to music. As one-third of Canada’s Rush, Neil made a ...

Rush: …Cashing In

Interview by Neil Perry, Sounds, November 1985

What do you do when you're late for the bus? RUSH, that's what. NEIL PERRY did it, like a tortoise. And DOUGLAS CAPE followed, like ...

Rush: The Firing Squad

Interview by Paul Elliott, Sounds, November 1987

RUSH certainly don't live up to their name because it's taken the group 13 years to make their best album to date. Guitarist ALEX LIFESON counts the ...

Rush: Screwing Up Pop — On Purpose

Interview by J.D. Considine, Musician, April 1990

RUSH MAY BE the only band on earth to have made "fear of boredom" a primary musical motivation. Needless to say, they don't put it ...

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