Rush (Band)

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    The 10 Best Prog Metal Bands

    Progressive Metal, unlike other sub genres of heavy metal borrows heavily from hard rock, classical rock and early heavy metal influences. Although several of the bands on this list might not technically considered metal, we group hard rock and metal under the same umbrella for the sake of clarity. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    The Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins Says Costa Mesa Record Store Gave Him the Influences to Start Chevy Metal

    Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters makes no bones about the fact that his occasional hard rock side project Chevy Metal is basically a wedding band. That is, if you feel like getting married in the Church of Satan. Since 2002, he's manned the drum kit behind a three (sometimes four)-piece outfit tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Revolver Golden Gods Awards - Club Nokia - May 2, 2013

    Golden Gods Awards Club Nokia May 2, 2013 The Fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards show celebrating the heavy metal and hard rock community had some unplanned extra heaviness with the untimely passing of legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman. At the opening of this star filled extravaganza, h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    The Gibson Amphitheatre To Close Its Doors

    The storied L.A. venue announced today that it will officially close in September following a special grand finale concert honoring its history. The full press release is available below...

  • Film

    December 6, 2012

    Give Ginger Baker Some Slack?

    Great drumming almost excuses Mr. Baker's dickishness

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2012


    Honda Center

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Rush Fans, Rejoice: Today is 2112

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​We celebrate the dorkiest of dorky music fans by dubbing today as Rush Day, All Day: It is, after all, 2-1-12. Both the album and the song, released in 1976, is actually about the year 2112. For many, the fact that 2112 is considered the definitive Rush album is reason eno ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 26, 2011

    Caress of Steel

    Juke Joint

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Rush at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Over The Weekend

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Rush August 13, 2010Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterSee the slideshow here!Mere months away from celebrating the 30th anniversary of their seminal album Moving Pictures, Rush easily sold out the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater as they played the album in its entirety along ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    What You Missed: Rush, Unique OC, the Growlers & Crystal Antlers

    Mary Bell/OC WeeklyKauzbots, go!​What'd you miss this weekend? We got our arena rock on with Rush at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Friday night. Then we headed over to the Lab in Costa Mesa for two days of crafts and DIY-everything: Unique OC. Aaand finally, Wavves, the Growlers, Crystal An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2008

    Last Night: Rush @ the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on 5/11

    By Andrew Youssef Better Than: Sitting at home trying to emulate Rush on the Rock Band video game. Download: The Big Money" from their Myspace page. It's not surprising to see the occasional air guitar solo from an audience member during a rock concert. At last night's Rush show, air drums and ... More >>