(l-r) Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee and Neil Peart backstage on Rush's Permanent Waves tour (Fin Costello/Redferns/Getty Images)

How Rush lived, worked and rocked through the 1980s

‘Rush were celebrating everything it meant to be Canadian,’ writes Martin Popoff in ‘Limelight: Rush in the ’80s.’ Read this excerpt from the second volume of Popoff’s biography of the legendary band.

What a Rush! How an unhip trio became superstars

It’s 2015, and yet the ‘terminally unhip’ Rush is one of the world’s biggest touring bands

Advice for students from the rock band Rush

Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson missed convocation. Here’s what they planned to say.

Overtaking formula in ‘Enough Said’ and ‘Rush’

James Gandolfini’s final film and a race car rivalry

Brian D. Johnson on a movie that left him lost for words

‘Nothing I could say or write could begin to address the injustice and horror that the movie portrays’

Prog is not a four-letter word

Prog rock: In praise of a much-reviled musical genre

Capes, 20-minute songs, gnomes: progressive rock had it all

Welcome to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Rush

Thanks to their legendary fans, the equally legendary Canadian band finally gets its due

Tom Green on stand up, social media, and Trailer Park Boys

The Canadian comic’s Q&A with Emma Teitel

Subdivisions in the Hour of Chaos: Rush and Public Enemy

Paul Wells on news from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The six most-beloved Rush concept songs

Centurions of evil, fountains delivering enlightenment and epic space journeys, for starters

On introverts, learning to improvise, and why people should be nicer to one another

Q and A with Neil Peart of Rush

Maclean’s interviews Rush’s now-retired drummer and lyricist