Rush Puts Recording on Hold To Go On Tour

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[lastfm]Rush[/lastfm] fans take note: The Canadian band will tour the U.S. and Canada on their Time Machine Tour. [lastfm]Geddy Lee[/lastfm] and the boys will perform the classic 1981 album Moving Pictures in its entirety, as well as their standard hits and some newer material.

Find out if [lastfm]Rush[/lastfm] is heading to your town, after the jump. 

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No, the “Time Machine Tour” is not a promotional tie-in to that movie about the hot tub. Lead vocalist and bass player [lastfm]Geddy Lee[/lastfm] says:

We thought it would be fun to put together a tour that was sort of future/past, because those are some of the themes that are floating around the lyrical content and visual content that we’re using for these new songs.

The band will put the recording of their 19th album on hold for the tour, using the extended performances as musical training before reentering the studio.

The tour kicks off June 29 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and continues to October 2, finishing up in Palm Beach, Florida.

For a quick [lastfm]Rush[/lastfm] fix, check out this trailer for the band’s documentary “Beyond the Lighted Stage.”

[Source: Rolling Stone]

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