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Happy Birthday Alex Lifeson and Rush's 41st Anniversary Tour for 2015

#1 User is offline   rocketman 

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 06:02 PM

The guitar legend man turns 61 tomorrow. Looks like they are planning a tour next year. Read more here.
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Posted 26 August 2014 - 06:19 PM

Here's something else that's in the news today.
Neil Peart is releaseing another book.
Check it out Rocketman.
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Posted 27 August 2014 - 05:35 AM

These guys are my all time favorite band, since day 1, and forever after

looking forward to the next album, and will be going to the show when they come to Boston.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 05:39 AM

View Postkidblast, on 27 August 2014 - 05:35 AM, said:

These guys are my all time favorite band, since day 1, and forever after

looking forward to the next album, and will be going to the show when they come to Boston.



I know I will be at the 41st Anniversary show. It will be my 8th time seeing them. My first was Moving Pictures and the last was the last tour.
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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:39 AM

View PostFZ Fan, on 27 August 2014 - 05:39 AM, said:

I know I will be at the 41st Anniversary show. It will be my 8th time seeing them. My first was Moving Pictures and the last was the last tour.


My first rush Concert was the 2112 tour at the Boston Gardens, but they had me @ Caress of Steel

I've probably seen them 10 or 11 times.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 11:21 AM

Happy Birthday Alex. Rocketman, you cheated by posting a day early. I was gonna post today. [flapper]
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Posted 27 August 2014 - 05:53 PM

View PostLPguitarman, on 27 August 2014 - 11:21 AM, said:

Happy Birthday Alex. Rocketman, you cheated by posting a day early. I was gonna post today. [flapper]


I'm sneaky! Californiaman, thanks for the info on the book.
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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:43 PM

I can't wait for the tour! I saw the Test For Echo tour (I think) in 1996, and the last two tours, including the Clockwork Angels tour opener in Austin, TX. I'll be there for this one even if it means a long trip!
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