Rush Announce Final Release Date, Movie Screenings For ‘Time Machine’ Concert Film
Rush fans can finally get start penciling in dates for a bevy of events, all connected to the eagerly awaited and twice-delayed release of a concert film chronicling the recent ‘Time Machine’ tour in a variety of formats from DVD to vinyl.
The video portion of ‘Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland’ will land in theaters for screenings in the U.S. and U.K. beginning Oct. 26. Running nearly three hours in total length, ‘Time Machine’ will be subsequently released on DVD and Blu-ray on Nov. 8 by Zoe/Rounder here in the States and internationally by Eagle Rock.
VH-1 Classic will preview the film with an edited two hour version of the concert footage airing as part of their annual ‘Rush Hashanah’ festivities, scheduled for broadcast next week (Sept. 29.)
Sure, the release date has been pushed back a few times, but you have to hand it to Rush – when they finally release something, they really make it an event!
The site RushIsABand has expanded details on the mouth wateringly geek-worthy bonus materials, which will include live versions of ‘Need Some Love’ from Laura Secord Secondary School and ‘Anthem’ recorded in Passaic, New Jersey.
The audio companion version of ‘Time Machine’ will be released day and date with the video on Nov. 8 in a number of configurations. ‘Time Machine 2011: Live in Cleveland’ presents the entire concert on two CDs, released by Roadrunner Records. The label will also release a portion of the show, specifically the live performance of the band’s 1981 classic album ‘Moving Pictures’ as a standalone release available both digitally and on vinyl.
According to the press release, Rush will return to the studio this fall to continue working on their upcoming ‘Clockwork Angels’ album.