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    September 25, 2012

    Rush at Target Center, 9/24/12

    RushTarget Center, MinneapolisMonday, September 24, 2012When the Toronto prog trio last visited us at the Minnesota State Fair a couple years ago, if they were hinting that the rest of their touring career's set lists would involve bouncing around their back catalog, then last night's three-hour pe ... More >>

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    April 19, 2012

    Rush's Clockwork Angels Tour: Minneapolis in September

    Prog rock pioneers Rush head out on the road this year in support of their 20th(!) album, Clockwork Angels. Their North American tour runs between early September and early December, and includes a stop at Target Center in the early going.The song to justify this never-ending touring, recording, and ... More >>

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    April 4, 2012

    Bloodnstuff release new album

    Band's overstuffed sound comes from just two people

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    June 10, 2011

    David Letterman invites Sheila E, Neil Peart, Roy Haynes on for 'Drum Solo Week'

    ​There's something very old-school TV variety show-esque about this past week's "Drum Solo Week" feature on the Late Show with David Letterman.

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    August 30, 2010

    Rush at the Minnesota State Fair, 8/27/10

    Photos by Steve Cohen​The first weekend of the 2010 Minnesota State Fair might have ended with the usual fireworks but started off with a whole lot of cornball ridiculousness courtesy of Friday's Grandstand headliners, Toronto's contribution to the '70s prog genre, Rush.Before sunset a short film ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010

    Justin Bieber, Marilyn Manson: the next Conan sidekicks?

    It's tricky to pick out a good band leader/sidekick for your late-night comedy show. On the one hand, it's important not to get a simpering sycophant like Kevin Eubanks, who recently quit the Tonight Show 18 years too late for our taste:

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    April 23, 2010

    Ben Ivascu on crushing the drums: Nine bands, no waiting

    Photo by Erik Hess​"Ben is kind of The Dude....he's a maniac and he holds it down so hard." High praise from Stef Leron "POS" Alexander, but drummer Ben Ivascu lives up to the hype every single time he plays. And chances are that he's playing right now. In a set of cities blessed with some o ... More >>

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