Written by Nick Shofar, this article discusses 2112 and how the band attempted to "get away from the stigma of Led Zeppelin".
This early article is one of the few that discusses the band with late, original drummer John Rutsey.
The article is in two parts and can be read here: Page 1 --- Page 2.
Later in 1974, Rush made what was probably their first appearance in Billboard Magazine with this articled titled Rush Hot On Circuit.
This uncredited short article appeared in the October 19th, 1974 edition of Billboard and includes a rare picture of the band with Neil Peart.
The article briefly discusses the similarities of Rush and Led Zeppelin from a Tolkien perspective. The next article appeared in the April 27th, 1976 edition of Circus Magazine, a monthly American magazine devoted to rock music.
The 2-page article, titled Behind Their Space Odyssey `2112` was written by Dan Nooger and, obviously, focuses on the band's quintessential concept album 2112.About 15 months after this article was published, Rush did end up recording their first live album at Massey.We, of course, all know it as All The World's A Stage.Finally we have an early Billboard Article on the band called Rush Rushes Into U. Prominence which originally appeared in the August 28th, 1976 edition of the magazine.Written by Starr Arning, this short article briefly discusses Rush's early years, their upcoming appearance on the Don Kirshner's Rock Concert television show and how they expect to put "...a lighter part in the middle of [their] show..." after they begin headlining concerts. Georgia Straight, Vancouver's Weekly News Magazine, did a cover feature on Rush back in September of 1977.Start meeting singles in Lewiston today with our free online personals and free Lewiston chat!