May 25, 2018
by FYI Staff

YouTube user Garren Lazar has edited clips of Charlie Brown and the gang singing along to hit songs by Steve Miller, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Pink Floyd’s The Wall, but says that parodying Rush’s classic 1976 album became a real challenge.

January 26, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Jack White cracks down on phones at his shows, and Elton John, Slayer, and Lynyrd Skynyrd all announce final tours. Also in the headlines are Mark E. Smith, Rush, The Smiths, Dolores O'Riordan, Bon Jovi, Petunia, Jeremiah McDade, and William Prince.

Rush revisits A Farewell To Kings 40 years on. Cover art: Hugh Syme
November 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Amazon Prime Music will launch in Canada on Dec. 5, while the TicketSwap platform is also eyeing expansion into Canada. Other subjects in our news roundup include Barenaked Ladies, Lido Pimienta, Rush, NOW magazine and Indie Week.

August 16, 2017
by FYI Staff

Amongst those making headlines today are Taylor Swift, Marissa Mayer, Rush at Le Studio, Weird Al, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Claude Ranger, Kesha and Michel Pagliaro.

"Tom Sawyer" included in the 2011 album, Moving Pictures
July 24, 2017
by FYI Staff

Steven Spielberg presented the first trailer for his next film, Ready Player One, at Comic Con in San Diego this past weekend.

L-R: Geddy, Neil and Alex, circa 1977
July 16, 2017
by David Farrell

A Farewell to Kings, the 1977 album arranged and produced by Rush and Terry Brown, has been remixed and remastered by Brown in anticipation of a deluxe re-release on Sept 1.

Rush, mid to late sevenies
July 10, 2017
by External Source

Critics think that the genre was an embarrassing dead end. So why do fans and musicians still love it?

The power trio. Photo: Global News
June 25, 2017
by FYI Staff

After a climactic re-capture following busting out of a Toronto zoo, capybaras Bonnie & Clyde became amorous and the result is a power trio of capybears.

Gary Slaight with Alex and Geddy from Rush holding their Allan Slaight Humanitarian Award. Also pictured here are Polaris Music Prize founder Steve Jordan; and Toronto Mayor John Tory.
April 24, 2017
by David Farrell

“Seldom in our times have we felt a greater need for the humanitarian spirit than now, with the rising voices of fear and distrust becoming more commonplace, anger and hatred competing with love and compassion. It is more crucial than ever to champion the basic principles of human welfare...

Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee
April 21, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Grand Ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel in Toronto was packed late yesterday with an all-star cast of power brokers in attendance for the Canadian Music and Broadcast  Industry Awards (CMBIAs) gala that honours the best, the brightest and the most successful in the biz.