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Surviving Rush Members Reunite at South Park Bash Outdoors Denver


Surviving Rush members Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson reunited on stage final night time (Aug. 10) for the primary time since drummer Neil Peart’s January 2020 dying as a part of the twenty fifth anniversary celebration of South Park at Crimson Rocks Amphitheater exterior Denver. The musicians carried out Rush’s “Nearer to the Coronary heart” with members of Primus and South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone becoming a member of in.

Beforehand, Lee and Lifeson appeared “dwell from Canada” on-screen in animated type, first complaining in regards to the beloved South Park music “Blame Canada” after which deciding to “present up and jam.” In a realizing nod to what was to return, Primus carried out “Nearer to the Coronary heart” the night time earlier than on the first South Park bash. Final night time, Stone lent a hand on drums, even taking a quick solo at Primus frontman Les Claypool’s insistence.

Rush’s affiliation with South Park dates again to 2011, when Lee and Lifeson appeared as themselves within the episode “Royal Pudding.” In response to the “princess of Canada” having been kidnapped, the duo data the heartfelt “Like a Fart within the Wind” in parody of Elton John’s “Candle within the Wind,” however the music really makes the Canadian folks really feel worse, and Lifeson winds up taking pictures himself.

Primus, after all, recorded the beloved South Park theme music, and its members are longtime pals of Rush, having toured collectively within the Nineties. South Park: The twenty fifth Anniversary Live performance airs Saturday on Comedy Central and the next day on Paramount+.




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