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Geddy Lee on beer, Rush 2.0, and his friendship with Alex Lifeson

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Geddy Lee on beer, Rush 2.0, and his friendship with Alex Lifeson

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This interview was conducted to mark the 300th issue of Classic Rock magazine, which launched in 1998. The anniversary issue is available to purchase onlineand also features interviews with Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons, Def Leppard, Alice Cooper, Rick Nielsen, Slash and many more.

Notable for looking forward, not back, Geddy Lee has gone through something of an exercise of introspection over the past few years. Since Rush retired in 2015, their former singer and bassist has kept himself busy, first with his acclaimed Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book Of Bassand then writing his memoir which is expected in the spring of 2023.

There’s also the matter of his former band’s new beer, and the ongoing reissue campaign of their back catalog. In 1998, however, as Classic Rock was brought screaming into the world, Rush were in a very different place, and about to become a different band altogether.

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In 1998, after the death of Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart’s daughter the previous year, a lot of people thought Rush were finished as a band.

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