Your Last Chance To See These Iconic Canadian Rockers

AFP | RelaxNews | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada Music

(New York-AFP) - Canadian progressive rock giants and libertarian icons Rush on Thursday announced concerts across North America in what the band said...

Revenge Of The Music Nerds

Huffington Post Canada Music | Brian Gasparek | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Music

With Weezer’s release of their ninth studio album "Everything Will Be Alright In The End," one of music's greatest and most popular nerd rock bands ...

Rush 101: Canadian Prog-Rockers Now A University Course

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Music

It only took 40 years, but this fall the notoriously complex prog-rock of Canadian legends Rush will the subject of a course at Tiffin University in O...

Rush Members May Have Toronto Park Named After Them

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 07.04.2014 | Canada Music

Rush singer/bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson have had numerous honours bestowed on them including Juno Awards and a spot on Canada's Walk ...

Coolest Songs About Cult TV Shows From 'Game Of Thrones' To 'X-Files'

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Music

It’s been a long ten months since "Game of Thrones" fans last had a new episode to enjoy, but the wickedly popular and feels-causing HBO series is f...

Sam The Record Man Sign May Live To Light Another Day On Campus

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 10.11.2013 | Canada Music

It appears that the iconic Sam The Record Man sign in downtown Toronto might end up restored to one of the two originally agreed-upon locations after ...

Olivia's Neckline Is Wilde

Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Style

Little black dress? Not for this girl. Olivia Wilde stepped out in London on Monday night in a little black pantsuit that left nothing to the imagi...

Cold War, Hot Songs: Best Tunes To Emerge From Fear Of Nuclear War

HuffPost Canada Music | Aaaron Brophy | Posted 08.29.2013 | Canada Music

The United Nations has declared August 29 the International Day Against Nuclear Tests, "a day in which educational events, activities and messages aim...

Rush Concert Raises This Much For Flood Relief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - It's turning out to be a big week for Canadian rock legends Rush, with news that they've raised more than half a million dollars for flood r...

Heart ❤ Rush

HuffPost Canada Music | Aaron Brophy | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Music

Girls don't like Rush. That would be the conventional party line from dudes who've gone so deep into "YYZ" drum solos and stereotyping movies like ...

Neil Peart Wrote Me Back!

Danko Jones | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Music
Danko Jones

In November of 2007 I received a hand-written reply from Peart in the mail. It had taken so long that I had forgotten I even wrote the letter in the first place. My heart stopped, my pulse raced, my brow beaded, Neil Peart had written me back!

Gawker's John Cook Guesses At Rob Ford's Music Tastes

HuffPost Canada Music | Vish Khanna | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Music

Gawker editor-in-chief John Cook has stirred up a lot of trouble for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford recently, alleging that a video exists of Ford inhaling fr...

Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor Loves Rush

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

Trent Reznor is probably a happier camper now that Rush has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Turns out, the Nine Inch Nails frontman...

Confessions Of A Teenage Rush Fan

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason Schneider | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

My introduction to punk rock came around 1980. I was in Grade 5 and some of my friends had started getting into it, gathering in bedrooms to listen to...

Geddy Lee Pitching At Blue Jays Home Opener

HuffPost Canada Music | Robin Tarnowetzki | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Music

Rush bassist and frontman Geddy Lee will throw the ceremonial first pitch when the Toronto Blue Jays play the Cleveland Indians in their home opener o...

Ottawa Bluesfest Books Rush, fun., Tragically Hip, Wu-Tang, Skrillex and BB King

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 02.27.2013 | Canada Music

The ever-diverse RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest in Ottawa announced its first wave of artists with some big headliners throughout the July 4 - 14, ranging f...

Junos Pit Bieber And Carly Rae Against Leonard Cohen And Rush

Huffington Post Music Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada Music

If you ever needed evidence of the diversity in Canadian music – or the fact that the Junos can be a bit of an Oprah “You get a car! You get a car...

A Non-Smoker's Mixtape Of Songs For the Stoned

Danko Jones | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Music
Danko Jones

If you're like me -- a person who doesn't drink or smoke -- people assume you're a recovering drug addict. I definitely experimented, dabbled, even habitually enjoyed for some time, and had a general all-around blast. My main reason for smoking marijuana in the first place was only to enjoy the music. So put this list on and just enjoy, you lucky bastards.

Rush Finally Makes It Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

CP | Nick Patch, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada Music

TORONTO - Over the years, the members of the Toronto rock trio Rush have remained steadfastly ambivalent about their inability to crack the Rock and R...

The Grapes Of Rush | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Music

When he's not touring the world or recording albums that continue to influence generations of younger musicians, Rush singer and bassist Geddy Lee supports a grape cause. A wine-loving philanthropist, Lee, 59, sits on the board of directors of the Grapes For Humanity Global Foundation, a charity organization founded in Canada, and expanded in 2007 with a U.S. arm that has collectively raised over $4 million through numerous wine-related fundraisers.

Rush Drops In On MPs, Hilarity Ensues

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Lots of visitors stop by the public galleries of the House of Commons to watch question period, but few are closer to the heart of politician...