Rockers Rush returning to road in 2008

Mon Dec 24, 2007 2:25am EST
 
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NEW YORK (Billboard) - Canadian power-rock trio Rush will return to the road for a 40-plus-date outing next April in Puerto Rico.

The trek will include rare stops in such locales as Austin, Texas; Orlando, Fla.; New Orleans; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Winnipeg, Manitoba. Rush will also return to Chicago, Detroit, Detroit, Philadelphia and Seattle. The full itinerary will be unveiled next month.

This year's tour in support of the album "Snakes & Arrows" grossed $29.7 million, according to Billboard Boxscore. Rush recently scored a Grammy nomination for the "Snakes & Arrows" instrumental track "Malignant Narcissism." The group has yet to win a Grammy.

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<p>Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson (L) and drummer Neil Peart perform in front of a video image of singer/bassist Geddy Lee in this September 21, 2002 file photo taken in Las Vegas, Nevada . Rush will return to the road for a 40-plus-date outing next April in Puerto Rico. REUTERS/Ethan Miller</p>