Rush Surprise Fans At Tour Opener

09/11/2012
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(Classic Rock) Rush played the first show of their Clockwork Angels tour in Manchester, New Hampshire at the weekend and there was a big difference to the band's lineup.

For the first time ever Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart were joined on stage by guest musicians in the form of an eight-piece string ensemble, helping them deliver tracks from their latest album the way they'd originally been devised. Check out the videos below.

That wasn't the only surprise. The first half of the band's 25-song set included a stack of songs they hadn't played in years. Read more and check out video from the show here.

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