Thursday, May 15, 2008

Rush Countdown


Thursday, May 22nd, Xcel Energy Center

I'll be there, again, will you!!

In other news, John Rutsey, founding drummer for Rush passed away of an apparent heart attack. Rutsey performed on the first RUSH debut album before being replaced by Neil Peart.
John Rutsey, a founding member of Toronto rock band Rush, passed away this weekend according to Rush management company Anthem Entertainment. He was 55.

Rutsey was famous for playing on Rush’s 1974 debut album, including the song “In The Mood,” before deciding to leave the group due to health concerns. Rutsey suffered from diabetes and was unable to go on extended tours with the group.

Rutsey was replaced by drummer Neil Peart, which marked a turning point in the band’s sound towards progressive rock.


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