Tag Archives: Geddy Lee

This is why the internet was invented: presenting Bass Dogs

Posted by on August 2, 2013

Some of the best ways to waste time on the internet is by following random Tumblr accounts. We’ve all seen Bargain Bin Blasphemy, in which old vinyl gets a metal makeover. It’s a distant cousin of Album Tacos, which is kind of self-explanatory. Now we can add Bass Dogs to the mix. Operating under the […]

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Rush Finally Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on April 19, 2013

If there’s one organization that’s more ridiculous than than the Grammys, it’s got to be the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There’s nothing less rock and roll than board members deciding who should be inducted into the hall of fame, and iconic bands like Deep Purple and KISS are routinely ignored because they’re not […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/1: Our Predictions For The 2013 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 1, 2013

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. The nominees for the 5th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced earlier this week. And keeping with tradition, the nominations are so-so. While […]

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Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins Will Induct Rush Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on January 24, 2013

This past December, Rush were named  one of six inductees into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s Class Of 2013 after years of getting snubbed. And yesterday, it was confirmed that the Canadian prog legends will be inducted by…Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters. Grohl and Hawkins will be inducting Rush into […]

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This Is Anthrax’s “Anthem,” Throw Your Damn Hands Up

Posted by on January 18, 2013

We’ve known for a while now that Anthrax had headed into the studio last year to record a handful of covers. Just recently, it was announced that the EP, Anthems, would be released as a standalone album in March (it was initially thought to be for a special edition of Worship Music. The title track, so […]

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How Geddy Lee Met Your Mother; Rush Frontman To Make Cameo On CBS Sitcom

Posted by on January 8, 2013

Ever seen the show How I Met Your Mother? Well we have a feeling that a bunch of Rush fans are about to, as Geddy Lee will be making a cameo on the hit CBS sitcom. For those unfamiliar with the show or it’s plot, character Robin Charles Scherbatsky had teenage stardom as Canadian popstar […]

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Rush To Be Inducted In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on December 11, 2012

When the 15 nominees for induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s Class Of 2013 were announced, we had our money on Rush being one of the inductees after years of getting ignored. Turns out we were right. It was officially announced today that Rush will be inducted into the Rock And Roll […]

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Rush Release Lyric Video For “Headlong Flight,” Announce North American Tour Dates

Posted by on April 19, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcFGrWjOX0E[/youtube] Yesterday, Rush premiered a new song called “Headlong Flight” via Rolling Stone’s website. It didn’t take the Canadian prog rock trio long, though, to release a lyric video for the first single off of their new album Clockwork Angels. We previously heard a snippet of “Headlong Flight.” And while we were impressed by the […]

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Rush Confirm Details About New Album ‘Clockwork Angels,’ Release Teaser Video

Posted by on April 11, 2012

Hard to believe that it’s been five years since Rush released their last studio effort, Snakes & Arrows. But on June 12, the Canadian prog trio will release their long-awaited new album Clockwork Angels via new label home Roadrunner Records. In addition to revealing the cover artwork (as seen above) and track listing, Rush have also […]

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Video: Contestant Tries Singing Rush For ‘American Idol’ Audition

Posted by on February 2, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOQQKGTXF_0[/youtube] If you’re a good prog rock fan, then yesterday you celebrated “Rush Day” (2-1-12). And while we noted how everyone’s favorite Canadian prog trio deserves more love from the mass media, we also made it clear we never wanted to see “Tom Sawyer” performed on Glee. Well, maybe we should have said American Idol, […]

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