As I was discussing in a recent post, I'd previously uploaded the complete ceremony of Rush being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to YouTube. However, there seems to be quite a bit of confusion about Alex Lifeson's infamous "BLAH, BLAH, BLAH" acceptance speech. So, I decided to clear that up once … Continue reading New Video: Alex Lifeson’s Rock Hall Acceptance Speech, FINALLY TRANSLATED!
Back in January, I uploaded a newly-produced Cygnus Studios video to YouTube: The complete induction ceremony of Rush into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which took place in 2013. It contains the entire smash, including their live performance. Considering their current acclaim and millions of rabid fans, amazingly it just sat there for … Continue reading Rush: Rock Hall Induction Video Takes Off!
Most people are well aware that Progressive Rock is my very favorite music genre. And, as you've likely already gleaned from my studio name, Rush is my #1, for over 40 years now. Out of the clear blue sky, I happened to run across a Prog band called "Paradigm Blue" on YouTube a few weeks … Continue reading Noteworthy Music News
Hard to fathom that it's been some 6 years ago already... Back in 2015, I was able to score 2nd row seats for the 40th anniversary tour of Rush directly in front of Alex Lifeson at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado on July 11th of that year. At the time I was already retired … Continue reading Remembering R40…
It's no big secret that Progressive Rock is my favorite genre of music, a love which was fully ignited by my favorite band of all time, Rush. Enroute to a gig in the late 1970's. During most of my 40+ years of following the band, I could never understand why Alex Lifeson never seemed to … Continue reading Guitarist Close-Up: Alex Lifeson