Thursday, November 7, 2013

VIDEO: Rush preview Family Guy parody from Clockwork Angels Tour DVD

Rush are previewing a Family Guy parody featured on their forthcoming live package, “Clockwork Angels Tour”, due on DVD/Blu-ray and CD November 19.

The project was filmed and recorded last November at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas. The 11-month marathon world tour crossed North America twice and ventured overseas to Europe in support of the band’s acclaimed 2012 studio release “Clockwork Angels.”

In capturing the tour’s three-hour set, "Rush: Clockwork Angels Tour" pairs Rush classics ('Tom Sawyer', 'The Spirit Of Radio', '2112'), with a nod to the '80s Rush era ('The Analog Kid', 'Territories', 'Subdivisions') alongside newly reworked arrangements specifically for the tour featuring the Clockwork Angels String Ensemble ('Headlong Flight', 'YYZ', 'Red Sector A'). The string section marks the first time the trio has brought additional musicians on the road with them. To showcase their latest studio release, the epic set list also features nine tracks off “Clockwork Angels.” Other highlights include tracks rarely performed and never before recorded live ('The Body Electric', 'Middletown Dreams'), in addition to three separate drum solos by Neil Peart.

The DVD also includes a 25-minute tour documentary, featuring interviews with all three members and exclusive, behind-the-scenes footage. Titled Can’t Stop Thinking Big, the piece offers a glimpse into the inner workings of the Rush tour machine and insight into the band members themselves.

Other special features on the DVD include the trio of hilarious shorts created specifically for the tour as well as interviews and outtakes captured during their filming. Additional filmed sketches and a rare soundcheck performance of perennial favorite 'Limelight' round out the exclusive offerings.

Rush will premiere their new concert film in theaters on November 18.

The band has teamed up with Fathom Events for the launch which will see the film in participating theaters here.

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