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#1 Mindcore

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Edited by Mindcore, 05 December 2015 - 04:05 PM.


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Posted 05 December 2015 - 04:08 PM

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 04:32 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

I'm so happy you are the "first and only perfect" human being that ever existed on Earth.

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 04:37 PM

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:32 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

I'm so happy you are the "first and only perfect" human being that ever existed on Earth.

Actually I get where you're coming from. I agree there's a lot of bashing here on the forum. More than there needs to be, but some of it is kidding around and isn't serious.

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 04:51 PM

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 04:55 PM

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:32 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

I'm so happy you are the "first and only perfect" human being that ever existed on Earth.

You can trust in his perfection. He's an engineer.

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:00 PM

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 04:55 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:32 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

I'm so happy you are the "first and only perfect" human being that ever existed on Earth.

You can trust in his perfection. He's an engineer.

His argument that I think I'm the "first and only perfect" human being makes no sense.

I love Rush. Most (if not all) of us love Rush. But if someone has a negative opinion of whatever it may be, that's their right. It doesn't make them any less of a fan.

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:10 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 05:00 PM, said:

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 04:55 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:32 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

I'm so happy you are the "first and only perfect" human being that ever existed on Earth.

You can trust in his perfection. He's an engineer.

His argument that I think I'm the "first and only perfect" human being makes no sense.

I love Rush. Most (if not all) of us love Rush. But if someone has a negative opinion of whatever it may be, that's their right. It doesn't make them any less of a fan.

Anyone who drinks vodka for breakfast & rags on Cutler is OK in my book.

Edited by Turbine Freight, 05 December 2015 - 05:10 PM.


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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:13 PM

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans.
I stopped reading here

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:16 PM

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 05:10 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 05:00 PM, said:

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 04:55 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:32 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

I'm so happy you are the "first and only perfect" human being that ever existed on Earth.

You can trust in his perfection. He's an engineer.

His argument that I think I'm the "first and only perfect" human being makes no sense.

I love Rush. Most (if not all) of us love Rush. But if someone has a negative opinion of whatever it may be, that's their right. It doesn't make them any less of a fan.

Anyone who drinks vodka for breakfast & rags on Cutler is OK in my book.

Andrew drinks vodka for breakfast?  :blink:   I hope he at least adds some O.J. to it.

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:18 PM

View PostLorraine, on 05 December 2015 - 05:16 PM, said:

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 05:10 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 05:00 PM, said:

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 04:55 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:32 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

I'm so happy you are the "first and only perfect" human being that ever existed on Earth.

You can trust in his perfection. He's an engineer.

His argument that I think I'm the "first and only perfect" human being makes no sense.

I love Rush. Most (if not all) of us love Rush. But if someone has a negative opinion of whatever it may be, that's their right. It doesn't make them any less of a fan.

Anyone who drinks vodka for breakfast & rags on Cutler is OK in my book.

Andrew drinks vodka for breakfast?  :blink:   I hope he at least adds some O.J. to it.

I can't even remember the last time I had breakfast, actually.

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:20 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 05:18 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 05 December 2015 - 05:16 PM, said:

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 05:10 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 05:00 PM, said:

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 04:55 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:32 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

I'm so happy you are the "first and only perfect" human being that ever existed on Earth.

You can trust in his perfection. He's an engineer.

His argument that I think I'm the "first and only perfect" human being makes no sense.

I love Rush. Most (if not all) of us love Rush. But if someone has a negative opinion of whatever it may be, that's their right. It doesn't make them any less of a fan.

Anyone who drinks vodka for breakfast & rags on Cutler is OK in my book.

Andrew drinks vodka for breakfast?  :blink:   I hope he at least adds some O.J. to it.

I can't even remember the last time I had breakfast, actually.

It's all that vodka that's giving you blackouts.

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:20 PM

Most of us are not being fans correctly is what I gather the op is on about

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:26 PM

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 05:20 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 05:18 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 05 December 2015 - 05:16 PM, said:

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 05:10 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 05:00 PM, said:

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 04:55 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:32 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

I'm so happy you are the "first and only perfect" human being that ever existed on Earth.

You can trust in his perfection. He's an engineer.

His argument that I think I'm the "first and only perfect" human being makes no sense.

I love Rush. Most (if not all) of us love Rush. But if someone has a negative opinion of whatever it may be, that's their right. It doesn't make them any less of a fan.

Anyone who drinks vodka for breakfast & rags on Cutler is OK in my book.

Andrew drinks vodka for breakfast?  :blink:   I hope he at least adds some O.J. to it.

I can't even remember the last time I had breakfast, actually.

It's all that vodka that's giving you blackouts.

Quite right, Turbine.  :sarcastic:

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:27 PM

View PostAncient Ways, on 05 December 2015 - 05:20 PM, said:

Most of us are not being fans correctly is what I gather the op is on about

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:29 PM

2015 Rush still better than everybody else around

#18 Turbine Freight

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 05:39 PM

View Postgeezer, on 05 December 2015 - 05:29 PM, said:

2015 Rush still better than everybody else around

Steady on, Sir!

#19 Mindcore

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 06:01 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 05:00 PM, said:

View PostTurbine Freight, on 05 December 2015 - 04:55 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:32 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 December 2015 - 04:16 PM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 04:03 PM, said:

I haven't been on here in ages but finally had some free time to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon perusing the Internet and return to this forum.

I can't believe the bashing that is going on about Geddy's vocals on the tour and (in particular) the DVD/Blu-ray. I thought people on here were fans. Obviously (I think) the ones that are complaining are too young to understand aging. Yes, I too have noticed that Geddy no longer has that range of his youth, but he still "sounds like" himself! Trust me, I've seen every tour since AFTK and even in the 80's I noticed differences in his range from the 70's songs that were still in rotation. Part of it was growing as a vocalist and the fact that he did start taking vocal lessons and instead of "screaming" parts he was actually singing them!

I was at the second Toronto show and Ben Mink and the band doing Losing It for the first time ever live was the pinnacle!

Why is nobody focusing on the extremely great musicianship of these 3 in their mid 60's and can pull off some of the most complex compositions that they admit were difficult when they first recorded them (Hemispheres)? They put musicians a third of their age to shame!!!!

I thought the people on this forum were true fans (and understanding human beings). I guess I was wrong. I wish I could do the things I could 30-40 years ago but I can't (and, for the older members, I'm sure you can't either). Why do you expect them to do the same? For you younger members, you'll understand when you get to my age (50).

Peace out. Rush is still the greatest Rock band in my opinion and I thank them for 40 wonderful years of music. They owe me (or anyone else) NOTHING!

Right, so to be "true fans" we aren't allowed to complain about anything.

Gimme a f***ing break :facepalm:

I'm so happy you are the "first and only perfect" human being that ever existed on Earth.

You can trust in his perfection. He's an engineer.

His argument that I think I'm the "first and only perfect" human being makes no sense.

I love Rush. Most (if not all) of us love Rush. But if someone has a negative opinion of whatever it may be, that's their right. It doesn't make them any less of a fan.

Why be negative and not positive about their performance? I know Rush are not perfect. Rush are not machines.

#20 Digital Dad

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 06:20 PM

Geddy sounds good for what he is at the moment. Much better than the last tour all the way round.



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