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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Photos of Neil Peart’s Time Machine Kit (Spoiler)

Here are some more photos of Neil's new "Time Machine" tour kit:

Photos of Neil Peart’s Time Machine Kit

Thanks to Rushisaband for the head's up!

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Neil Peart's Time Machine drum kit (SPOILER)

Here's a picture of the new drum kit Neil is using for the Time Machine tour:


Click thumbnail for larger picture:


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Rush Time Machine Tour - Opening Night (SPOILERS)

Here are a few links to reports and photos for opening night for the Time Machine tour. If you don't want to know anything about the tour, set list, etc., don't click!

Rushisaband: Opening Night in Albuquerque - Open Thread

Power Windows Twitter Feed for Opening Night Opening Night Photos

Set list: from

Photos: RushInAbq2010 Rehearsal photos


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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Rush Accepts Star at Hollywood Walk of Fame

Here's some great coverage of Rush accepting their star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame: coverage

Power Windows coverage

Donna Halper's speech (text)

Rush's Facebook page

Pro-shot photos


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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Sabian "Time Machine" Cymbals

According to Power Windows, here are the new cymbals that Neil will use for the Time Machine tour. This photo was posted to Sabian's Facebook page.


Facebook | SABIAN's Photos - Wall Photos

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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Review: Rush Doc Charts Journey of Unlikely Rock Heroes

A review of Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage by They liked it.

Review: Rush Doc Charts Journey of Unlikely Rock Heroes | Underwire |

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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Time Machine Tour Rehearsal Photos

Here are some "teaser" photos from John Arrowsmith, Rush pyrotechnician and tour photographer. From what I could see, you can't tell too much from these photos -- but if you don't want any spoilers, don't click! 

Time Machine Tour Rehearsal Photos

Thanks to Ed at for the head's up.

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Monday, June 14, 2010

Voting now closed for 15th Annual Drummies - Updated

Update: 6/14/10 - Voting for this year's Drummies is now closed. I received a note from the contest publishers that the voting for this year's Drummies set a record. Find out who won in the August 2010 issue of DRUM!, which hits newsstands on July 12.

Enter Music Publishing Hits A Record During Drummies Voting 2010


The 15th Annual Drummies are now open for voting. Neil Peart has won Drummer of the Year for the past three years. To read more about the Drummies, see the following press release:

DRUMMER CAFE ~ Enter Music Publishing Rolls Out Voting For 15th Annual Drummies | News | Music Industry

To vote, go to this site:

Official voting site

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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Chromey's upcoming appearances - Updated

Update 6/9/10 - I received this update from Chromey's owner. They added a second show for June 10 at 9:30 pm. The 7:00 pm show is sold out, but there are still tickets available for June 10, 9:30 pm and June 12 at 10:00 pm. Also, if fans don't have tickets for documentary they can still get in to see Chromey and get their picture taken behind the kit for a $10.00 donation to the American Cancer Society.


If you're interested in seeing "Chromey," Neil Peart's first kit used on Fly by Night, Caress of Steel, 2112, and All the World's a Stage, here are the upcoming dates:

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage

June 10, 2010 - 4:00 PM (7pm show) - Marcus Addison Cinemas - Addison, IL

June 10, 2010 - 9:30 (New)

June 12, 2010 - 7:00 PM (10pm show) - Marcus Addison Cinemas - Addison, IL

June 12, 2010 - 10:00 PM (New)

July 16 - 18, 2010 - RushCon/Force/Ten


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Friday, June 04, 2010

Recent Rush articles

Here are a few articles that have been sent my way and are pretty interesting. Enjoy.

New Donna Halper Interview

Geddy Lee on Rush Merchandise

Rush film follows band's evolution

Rush riding pop culture wave

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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

New Postcards Added to "Postcards from Neil"

I added two new postcards to the Postcards from Neil section of my website.


Go to Postcards from Neil.

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