Yes, I’m a Rush fan. I’ve seen them four times, too. There’s a long story to that, which involves an ex-girlfriend, who turned out to be a horrible person — and arguably one of the worst things to ever have happened to me. But out of the entire miserable affair, I found a way to keep Rush, and in a way that doesn’t constantly remind me of her.
That of course, is besides the point. Arguably one of the most criminally under-rated guitarists, Rush’s Alex Lifeson turns 69 today. So let’s celebrate the man and his amazing work with one of my favorite bands. Play all of this as loud as humanly possible, y’all!