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#161 EagleMoon

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Posted 05 May 2016 - 10:10 AM

View Postsatchmothesnowdog, on 05 May 2016 - 09:58 AM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 07:14 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 05 December 2015 - 05:27 PM, said:

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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Not just fans.  :cheers:

No, that's not what I meant! Why all the negativity? I'm amazed that they can still rock out at their "advanced age".

Sorry, but I only see all the positives of their performances during this tour. All you "critics" can disprove me if you can do better than them at the same age!
you're confusing intellectual honesty with being a sycophant. Blowing smoke up other people's asses and being in denial about the truth in front of you doesn't make you a fan, it makes you a cultist.

Cultist. That's it exactly.

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Posted 05 May 2016 - 11:10 AM

View Postsatchmothesnowdog, on 05 May 2016 - 09:58 AM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 07:14 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 05 December 2015 - 05:27 PM, said:

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

TrueRushFans™

Not just fans.  :cheers:

No, that's not what I meant! Why all the negativity? I'm amazed that they can still rock out at their "advanced age".

Sorry, but I only see all the positives of their performances during this tour. All you "critics" can disprove me if you can do better than them at the same age!
you're confusing intellectual honesty with being a sycophant. Blowing smoke up other people's asses and being in denial about the truth in front of you doesn't make you a fan, it makes you a cultist.

:cheers:

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Posted 05 May 2016 - 11:49 AM

View PostEagleMoon, on 05 May 2016 - 10:10 AM, said:

View Postsatchmothesnowdog, on 05 May 2016 - 09:58 AM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 07:14 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 05 December 2015 - 05:27 PM, said:

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

TrueRushFans™

Not just fans.  :cheers:

No, that's not what I meant! Why all the negativity? I'm amazed that they can still rock out at their "advanced age".

Sorry, but I only see all the positives of their performances during this tour. All you "critics" can disprove me if you can do better than them at the same age!
you're confusing intellectual honesty with being a sycophant. Blowing smoke up other people's asses and being in denial about the truth in front of you doesn't make you a fan, it makes you a cultist.

Cultist. That's it exactly.
and not even that good Blue Oyster variety :)

#164 EagleMoon

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Posted 05 May 2016 - 03:02 PM

View Postsatchmothesnowdog, on 05 May 2016 - 11:49 AM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 05 May 2016 - 10:10 AM, said:

View Postsatchmothesnowdog, on 05 May 2016 - 09:58 AM, said:

View PostMindcore, on 05 December 2015 - 07:14 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 05 December 2015 - 05:27 PM, said:

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

TrueRushFans™

Not just fans.  :cheers:

No, that's not what I meant! Why all the negativity? I'm amazed that they can still rock out at their "advanced age".

Sorry, but I only see all the positives of their performances during this tour. All you "critics" can disprove me if you can do better than them at the same age!
you're confusing intellectual honesty with being a sycophant. Blowing smoke up other people's asses and being in denial about the truth in front of you doesn't make you a fan, it makes you a cultist.

Cultist. That's it exactly.
and not even that good Blue Oyster variety :)

Don't fear the reaper.  ;)

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Posted 05 May 2016 - 03:08 PM

View Postbordercollie, on 04 May 2016 - 09:59 PM, said:

View PostEel Yddeg, on 04 May 2016 - 03:27 PM, said:

Another positive of this album, for the first time since R30- There are very few studio overdubs! Most of the vocals on Snakes And Arrows, Time Machine, and Clockwork Angels were doctored and modified in the studio, these aren't.

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#166 EagleMoon

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Posted 05 May 2016 - 03:17 PM

They did use some studio magic on R40 with Alex's guitar. He missed the first note of the Roll The Bones solo pretty badly and they fixed it.

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Posted 06 January 2017 - 11:17 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!

I love this. I'm watching the DVD now. I'm on Xanadu. My head is about to explode. The entire second set is just insane. That these guys are playing at that level, at that age--it's unreal man. It is so inspiring. It makes me wonder if I will have that much passion for life and a skill when I reach that age. I always skip Neil's drum solos when I watch the DVDs, but tonight I watched it, and it is really incredible, to see the guy exhaust himself, the sheer athleticism. It's an example for all of us.

They also made it such a fun show for old diehard fans: using the old concert sets and instruments; playing the geek-out epics; the double-necks; Xanadu. They played Jacob's Ladder. They checked every box for the diehard fans. They gave us such an awesome final tour.

Geddy sounds great. It's not like his pitch is off. He isn't tuneless. His voice seasoned with age, just like Robert Plant's, and Roger Daltrey's, and Mick Jagger's, and Jon Anderson's, and Van Morrison's, and Bob Dylan's...

Rush went out on top. And I love them for that. But I miss them. I miss Rush so much.

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Posted 07 January 2017 - 06:11 PM

I like to read all of the negative posts about Rush dvds before I watch them.  They almost always seem better than what people bitch about.



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