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Rush News Round-Up: New Preview of ‘R40 Live,’ Cameo On ‘Chicago Fire’

Rush’s highly-anticipated R40 Live CD/DVD/Blu-ray set is coming out November 20, and the band have dropped another new preview clip.

Check out the performance of one of their biggest hits “The Spirit of Radio” below, which is one of 26 tracks spanning Rush’s storied career that’s featured on R40 Live.  Special pre-order bundles can be purchased at

…In other Rush news, fans can look for Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson on an upcoming episode of the NBC drama Chicago Fire.
Series co-creators Michael Brandt posted the following photos to Twitter and Instagram about Lee and Lifeson’s cameos.  So far, it’s not know what roles Lee and Lifeson will be playing, but the episode is set to air on November 17, and the episodes title is “2112.”

Very clever…

I repeat: not a drill! #2112 #chicagofire

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter who never leaves home without her iPod, because to her, there’s something very comforting about carrying around every piece of music she’s ever owned in her life.