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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Rush: "Taking Center Stage: A Lifetime Of Live Performance"; Neil Peart Instructional DVD Out In October

Rush fans and drum fans are in for a treat next month when Neil Peart releases his new instructional DVD, "Taking Center Stage: A Lifetime Of Live Performance.

Due October 14th, the set features more than 6 hours of Rush video, and is being billed as the most in-depth insight into Neil's body of work ever documented.

The trailer has just been released.
 Watch video below.

Here’s the product description from producers Hudson Music: 

"Filmed in various locations over the course of a year, Neil Peart takes you on a behind-the-scenes look at Rush's 2010-11 'Time Machine' tour. This includes rare and exclusive footage of Neil's personal pre-tour rehearsals and backstage events at a Rush concert (including a visit to the soundcheck, and an unprecedented backstage interview as Neil warms up for the show). Neil also presents a detailed look at every single song in the tour's set list. Each song features analysis and demonstrations by Neil, which are coupled with a detailed PDF eBook containing transcription of his parts. At the end of each song discussion, the viewer is transported onstage to a Rush concert to see the actual live performance of the song from the perspective of the drum cameras only. 6 hours, 40 minutes."

* Over 6 hours of footage
* Neil's personal drum rehearsals
* Setup and soundcheck footage
* Backstage interview as Neil warms up for a Rush concert
* Detailed discussion of classic Rush drum parts, with slow-motion, drums-only demonstrations and e-Book with transcriptions
* Live, drum-camera performances of every song on the "Time Machine" tour
* One-hour interview, explanation, and demonstration of new Rush song "Caravan"

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