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This article is about the rock band. For other uses of the term Rush, please see Rush (disambiguation).

Rush is a Canadian rock band originally formed in August, 1968: presently composed of bassists, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. Rush is a long-standing act, with 23 gold, 14 platinum and 3 multi-platinum albums awarded by the RIAA. They are perhaps best known for their rock opera album 2112, which is set in the future and features the re-discovery of the guitar, a banned instrument.


Studio albums

  • Rush (1974)
  • Fly by Night (1975)
  • Caress of Steel (1975)
  • 2112 (1976)
  • A Farewell to Kings (1977)
  • Hemispheres (1978)
  • Permanent Waves (1980)
  • Moving Pictures (1981)
  • Signals (1982)
  • Grace Under Pressure (1984)
  • Power Windows (1985)
  • Hold Your Fire (1987)
  • Presto (1989)
  • Roll the Bones (1991)
  • Counterparts (1993)
  • Test for Echo (1996)
  • Vapor Trails (2002)
  • Feedback (2004)
  • Snakes & Arrows (2007)

Popular Culture

In the Futurama Episode "Anthology of Interest 2", Fry takes on the space invaders with the help of his "all Rush mix tape" that he has had since his high school years.