Thursday, September 11, 2014

Rush to release 40th anniversary video box set

Rush will mark their 40th anniversary this fall with the release of a new video box set entitled “R40.”

While the Canadian rockers have yet to officially announce details of the project, fan site Rush Is A Band is sharing information as listed on the UK website

According the site, “R40” will be issued as a 6-disc and 10-disc packages and released in Europe on November 17 – a North American release date has yet to be announced.

The 6-disc set will feature “Rush In Rio”, “R30”, “Snakes & Arrows Live”, “Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland” and “Clockwork Angels Tour”, plus a bonus disc of previously unseen live material stretching from 1974 to 2013.

The 10-disc set splits “Rush In Rio”, “R30”, “Snakes & Arrows Live” and “Clockwork Angels Tour” into 2 discs each, plus “Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland” and the bonus disc of material.

The bonus disc presents live footage from a 1974 performance at Laura Secord Secondary School, New Jersey’s Capitol Theatre in 1976, Lock and Key 1988, Toronto’s Molson Amphitheatre 1997, I Still Love You Man 2011 and the 2013 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction.

The Blu-ray discs are contained in a 56-page hardback book the 6 discs contained in 5 additional rigid insert pages; the book is filled with memorabilia and photographs documenting 40 years of Rush live in concert.

Release date: November 17 (Europe)

6-disc set

Disc 01 - “Rush In Rio”
Disc 02 - “R30”
Disc 03 - “Snakes & Arrows Live”
Disc 04 - “Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland”
Disc 05 - “Clockwork Angels Tour”
Disc 06 – bonus material

10-disc set

Disc 01 - “Rush In Rio”
Disc 02 - “Rush In Rio” bonus features
Disc 03 - “R30”
Disc 04 - “R30” bonus features
Disc 05 - “Snakes & Arrows Live” Pt. 1
Disc 06 - “Snakes & Arrows Live” Pt. 2 + bonus features
Disc 07 - “Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland”
Disc 08 - “Clockwork Angels Tour”
Disc 09 - “Clockwork Angels Tour” bonus features
Disc 10 – bonus material

See also:

VIDEO: Geddy Lee of Rush takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Rush drummer Neil Peart announces new book
Toronto considering naming Art Park after Rush members
VIDEO: Rush receive honorary degrees from Nipissing University
Search Rush at hennemusic