Sunday, October 5, 2014

Rush launch Grapes Under Pressure charity auction

Rush members Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson have launched the Grapes Under Pressure 3 charity auction.

The 10-day auction of rare, vintage and signed (mostly) Rush memorabilia on eBay is part of the pair’s Grapes Under Pressure (GUP3) initiative in support of Grapes for Humanity.

Lee and Lifeson have offered up a diverse collection of auction items including some never-before offered gems to help to raise funds to benefit humanitarian causes around the world with the assistance of the international wine community through

All proceeds from the event will be directed to Grapes For Humanity Canada.

The auction closes on October 13.

View the GUP3auction items here.

On November 11, Rush will release their 40th anniversary box set, “R40.”

The package includes live footage spanning all four decades of their career and presents over two hours of unreleased material, including a rare performance of entire seven-part version of their 1976 classic, “2112”.

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