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Saturday, September 20, 2008

Snakes & Arrows Live DVD details

9/22 Update: The release date is now 11/25/08. The official press release is now on


I just got the details about the new Rush Snakes & Arrows DVD coming out on 11/18/08 11/25/08. Thanks Monica Z! The highlights include:

  • Released on DVD (3 discs) and Blu-ray
  • Material from 2007 and 2008 tour
  • Different versions of Far Cry and The Way the Wind Blows
  • Lots of extras




Release date 11/18/08

UPC 601143112492 --- I/O 75,000  DVD -- 20,000 BluRay

D24 DVD -- D29 BluRay

  • Filmed in Hi-Def and 5.1 surround sound October of 2007 in Rotterdam, Netherlands this 3 disc DVD captures the Rush's instrumental virtuosity, complex compositions and raw energy that their fans have come to expect.
  • Rush in Rio was more about crowd's response to the band -- the DVD is all about the band -- a real close up look at what Rush does on stage
  • Encompasses both 2007 & 2008 Snakes & Arrows tour content
  • Successful tour breaking attendance records and making Billboards top grossing tour list
  • Since their debut in 1974, Rush has been universally regarded as one of the most inventive and exciting groups in rock.
  • DVD includes their Grammy Award nominated track Malignant Narcissism
  • Includes an explosive performance of Workin' Them Angels
  • Rush -- Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart added another round of dates to this successful tour
  • DVD will include bonus material and outtakes
  • Extraordinary body of work includes the following: 1976's 2112, 1981's Moving Pictures, 1996's Test for Echo and 2002's Vapor Trails.
  • Last 2 DVD released by Rounder Records R30 and Rush in Rio have both scanned around 250,000 units
  • Available on DVD and BLURAY!  This is the first time you can see Rush in BluRay.


Set 1

Digital Man
Entre Nous
The Main Monkey Business
The Larger Bowl
Secret Touch
Between The Wheels

Set 2

Far Cry
Workin' Them Angels
Armor And Sword
The Way The Wind Blows
Natural Science
Witch Hunt
Malignant Narcissism/De Slagwerker                                       
Distant Early Warning
The Spirit of Radio
Tom Sawyer

One Little Victory
A Passage to Bangkok

Different Versions

  • Far Cry (Alternate cut featuring rear screen footage)
  • The Way the Wind Blows (Alternate cut featuring rear screen footage)

Atlanta Tapes

  • Ghost of a Chance
  • Red Barchetta
  • The Trees
  • 2112

S&A DVD Extras

  • "What's That Smell?" vignette
  • 2007 outtakes
  • "What's That Smell?" outtakes
  • "Red Sector A" from R30 tour
  • "What's That Smell?" trailer

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