RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage – on VH1
VH1 Rock Docs presents the world television premiere of the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival Audience Choice Award documentary, RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage premiering on VH1, VH1 Classic, and Palladia on Saturday, June 26th at 9PM ET/PT.
This new documentary gives a comprehensive exploration of the history of legendary Canadian power trio, RUSH from their early days growing up in the suburbs of Toronto, through their landmark albums and tours, and finishing with them in the present day. Directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn (“Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey” & “Iron Maiden: Flight 666”) tell us the story of the band by combining extremely rare and never-before-seen interviews with current interviews from some of the band’s admirers and contemporaries.
These interviews include Gene Simmons (KISS), Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Trent Reznor (NIN), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Sebastian Bach (Skid Row), Jack Black, and many more.