RUSH:'Backstage Secrets' Five-Part Documentary To Air In May

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RUSH:'Backstage Secrets' Five-Part Documentary To Air In May

Post by Big Blue Owl » Mon May 19, 2008 1:53 pm

According to a posting on the RUSH fan site RushIsABand.com, WhistleStop Productions has put together a five-part documentary series which follows various members of the RUSH road crew during a typical day out on the road with the band. It was shot in high definition and Dolby 5.1 Surround audio during the Canadian leg of the "Snakes & Arrows" tour and is called "Backstage Secrets". It was originally supposed to air this past February on RUSH HD in Canada but was delayed and is now scheduled to air each Thursday evening at 9:00 p.m. over the next five weeks starting this Thursday, May 1.

Official trailer;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s66NhFCeBAk

In order to receive RUSH HD, you need to subscribe to Bell Express Vu and sign on for their high-definition package. It's not clear if or when the program will air in the U.S. There were also some rumblings that Anthem was working on putting the series together in some kind of box set for fans to purchase.

The series features RUSH lighting director Howard Ungerleider; sound guys Brad Madix and Brent Carpenter; instrument technicians Lorne Weaton, Bobby Huck, Tony Geranios and Russ Ryan; video guys David Davidian and Bob Larkin; and production manager Craig Blazier.

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Do any of our Canadian By-torians have this Bell Express Vu? I've never heard of it myself. If anyone watches this series, is there a chance you could record and post it for us Bell Express Vu-less Rush freaks?
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Post by Big Blue Owl » Tue May 20, 2008 6:07 am

Sorry, I guess I should have started with, "Anybody remember that band RUSH?" :-)
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Post by Soup4Rush » Tue May 20, 2008 6:31 am

Rush?
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Post by ElfDude » Tue May 20, 2008 11:05 am

*hopes it will be available on DVD soon*
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Post by Big Blue Owl » Tue May 20, 2008 11:11 am

Whoa! Check it out, only 41 views and a response....and one that actually has to do with the posted subject! You just made my day, Elf. :-)
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Post by Soup4Rush » Tue May 20, 2008 11:16 am

did you expect something else? :razz:
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Post by Big Blue Owl » Tue May 20, 2008 11:22 am

Nah, just wishful thinking.

I'd love to go on a tour with Rush as a roadie. Probably just once, but it would be an awesome experience. You won't catch me up in the rafters, suspended from some wire, though. Creeps me out just looking down from their perspective.
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Post by ElfDude » Tue May 20, 2008 11:33 am

On tour as a roadie... I dunno if I'm up to working that hard anymore. Or at least sleeping that little...
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Post by Soup4Rush » Tue May 20, 2008 11:41 am

be pretty cool handing Neil drumsticks or Alex guitars during the show.
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Post by Walkinghairball » Tue May 20, 2008 12:16 pm

I would be the guardian of the Macallan :-D
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Post by Soup4Rush » Tue May 20, 2008 12:20 pm

who would protect the Macallan from you??? :razz: :razz:
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Post by ElfDude » Tue May 20, 2008 12:20 pm

Being Neil's bus driver might not be too bad. Just sleep during set up, sound check, etc., watch the show, drive through the night, dump Neil and Brutus or Michael and their bikes off in the morning, drive to the next venue, sleep until showtime. :-D
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Post by Walkinghairball » Tue May 20, 2008 12:24 pm

Soup4Rush wrote:who would protect the Macallan from you??? :razz: :razz:
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Post by Sir Myghin » Tue May 20, 2008 4:44 pm

Walkinghairball wrote:
Soup4Rush wrote:who would protect the Macallan from you??? :razz: :razz:
Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. :lol:
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Post by Kares4Rush » Wed May 21, 2008 10:45 am

ElfDude wrote:*hopes it will be available on DVD soon*
^^^^ 8)
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