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  • Year:
    2013
  • Inducted by:
    Dave Grohl & Taylor Hawkins
  • Category:
    Performers

Hall of Fame Essay

2013

Rob Bowman

In coming together in 1968 as a power trio in a Toronto suburb, the members of Rush went on to become the godfathers of progressive metal.

As the band evolved, settling on longtime bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer Neil Peart, Rush combined the signature traits of progressive rock with a proto typical heavy-metal sound.

No hype, no bullshit, they did it from the ground up

Dave Grohl

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