Rush to get Walk of Fame star June 25
Hollywood honor coincides with tour, doc and new singleIconic Canadian band Rush is set to receive a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame on June 25. The honor comes as the progressive-rock trio comprised of bassist-frontman Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson and drummer Neil Peart is gearing up to hype a number of new projects.
On the band's roster is an upcoming world tour, documentary and the single "Caravan," which dropped June 1 and is a long lead-in to Rush's upcoming 19th full-length studio release, "Clockwork Angels," due in spring 2011.
Also happening this month is a limited engagement big screen release of the documentary "Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage," which opens in the U.S. and Canada on June 10. Directors Sam Dunn with Scot McFadyen's rock doc, which follows the band's 40-plus-years career, premiered last April at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival where it won the Audience Award. The doc is slated for release on DVD and Blu-Ray in the U.S. on June 28.
Four days after receiving the Hollywood Walk of Fame star at 6752 Hollywood Blvd., Rush will kick off its "Time Machine Tour" on June 29 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and finish October 2 in West Palm Beach, Florida.