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Rush's 2112 Reissue Features Foo Fighters and Alice In Chains Stars

11/07/2016
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(Prog) Foo Fighters and Alice In Chains members are among the stars who feature on a tribute to Rush's classic album 2112. It will be released on 2CD/DVD and 3LP formats on December 16 via UMe.

Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters, prog hero Steven Wilson, Canadian singer Jacob Moon and producer Nick Raskulinecz have all contributed to newly-recorded versions of songs from 2112 as the album gears up to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Grohl, Hawkins and Raskulinecz have recorded a version of Overture, while Billy Talent have covered A Passage To Bangkok and Alice In Chains have contributed a version of Tears. Jacob Moon covers Something For Nothing. and Steven Wilson's offering is a take on The Twilight Zone.

The 2CD/DVD edition will also include a remastered CD of the original 2112 album by Abbey Road Studios, and an additional CD of rare, live and previously unreleased material including the new tributes. Read more here.

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