Rockwood Cinema Review: Rush – Beyond The Lighted Stage (2010)

Rush (Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart) taken from the 70s with long hair laughing.

In our last rock movie review, A Band Called Death, we took a look at a documentary that exposed a relatively unknown band, Death, who gained fame more than 35 years after they disbanded: an underdog story in the truest sense. But in today's Rockwood Cinema Review we take a look at one of the …

Watch Rush’s New Animated Video for “The Spirit Of Radio”

Rush's new animated video for "Spirit Of Radio" showing various Radio DJs of different background playing records

https://youtu.be/g_QtO0Rhp0w Rush's new video is a tribute to Neil Peart and lovingly shows the evolution of radio with the band. Just in time for the weekend, Rush has just released a loving tribute to Neil Peart with an animated video for their classic track, "Spirit Of Radio". In celebration of their new 40th Anniversary reissue …

Day 9/10 Album Challenge: Black Sabbath – “Paranoid” (1970)

Banner for day 9 in album challenge, an excerpt from Black Sabbath's "Paranoid" showing the forest swordsman.

There is nothing paranoid about our day 9 pick, Black Sabbath's Paranoid (1970) For our Day 9 pick in our 10-day album challenge, Black Sabbath's sophomore album, Paranoid (1970). Paranoid altered rock and roll's musical landscape and condemned it a life of eternal damnation. It also influenced us too. I know, I know! Why pick …

Day 8/10 Album Challenge: Rush ‎– “Fly By Night” (1975)

Banner for Day 8 in 10 day album challenge with Rush's Fly By Night (1975)

Rush's second album, Fly By Night is our day 8 pick in the cottagemixtape 10 Day-Album Challenge. You knew Rush was going to be on their, but picking the most influential Rush album is a tough undertaking, especially as a Canadian. In Canada, "What is your favourite Rush album?" is asked at citizenship tests, job …

Day 6/10 Album Challenge: Topas – “Topas”(1980)

Day 6 in 10 day album challenge banner for Topas "Topas"(1980)

As hard rock albums go "Topas" soars high above the rest on wings of gold, green boots and zero topaz (?) This is another one of those relatively obscure rock albums, like Sir Lord Baltimore (that also made our 10-day album challenge) in that both bands were on a major label, but unfortunately had very …