Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson Haven’t Ruled Out Touring as Rush

Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson are, once again, giving fans hope about hitting the road again as Rush. The surviving Rush members appeared on CBS Sunday Morning when the inevitable question of being a band without late drummer Neil Peart was broached. Lee said, "It's not impossible, but at this point, I can't guarantee it." Lifeson added, "It's just not in our DNA to stop."   [inlink id="geddy-lee-recalls-first-time-rush-heard-led-zeppelin" text="RELATED: Geddy Lee Recalls First Time Rush Heard Led Zeppelin"] [inlink id="neil-peart-dead" text="At the time of Peart's death in 2020"], it seemed unthinkable for Rush to find a way to go on. However, it seems like it's an option that's not completely off the table. While promoting his memoir, My Effin' Life, Lee touched on this in multiple interviews. In particular, Lee told [inlink id="geddy-lee-gives-rush-fans-hope-with-recent-comments" text="The Washington Post"] how Paul McCartney told the surviving Rush members to hit the road again at an after-party for the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert. Lee said, "It had been a taboo subject, and playing those songs again with a third person was the elephant in the room, and that kind of disappeared." He added, "It was nice to know that if we decide to go out, Alex and I, whether we went out as part of a new thing, or whether we just wanted to go out and play Rush as Rush, we could do that now." Lee then shared in an interview with Long Island Weekly about possibly making new music with Lifeson. He touched on finding some leftover songs from his 2000 solo album, My Favourite Headache, how much fun he has in the recording studio and that he has some ideas he wants to "flesh out on my own." "So, of course, my lifelong buddy and bandmate Alex and I would like to get back into the studio together and see what might happen," said Lee. " ... Once I finish all this crazy crap that I agreed to do — the book tour and the TV show and find some space for myself — I'd certainly like to start playing something."   [select-gallery gallery_id="341373" syndication_name="rush-50-greatest-songs-ranked" description="no"]

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