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Rush

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YEAR

2013

INDUCTED BY

Dave Grohl & Taylor Hawkins

CATEGORY

Performers

Rush are one of the most popular, innovative prog bands of all time.

Between jaw-dropping musicianship, imaginative lyrics and complex arrangements, the Toronto trio are the patron saints of brainy, technical, ambitious rock & roll.

Geddy Lee

Geddy Lee

Alex Lifeson

Alex Lifeson

Neil Peart

Neil Peart

HALL OF FAME
ESSAY

By Rob Bowman

In coming together in 1968 as a power trio in a Toronto suburb, the members of Rush went on to become the godfathers of progressive metal.

As the band evolved, settling on longtime bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer Neil Peart, Rush combined the signature traits of progressive rock with a proto typical heavy-metal sound.

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Class of 2013
No hype, no bullshit, they did it from the ground up
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