Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson has opened up about the way it was troublesome to just accept the band was over, even after 41 years collectively. Lifeson says he isn’t even near being carried out making music and talked about how his present band, Envy of None, has been liberating.
Alex Lifeson was on The Rockman Energy Hour podcast, he spoke about how even after 41 years of taking part in collectively, it was arduous to just accept that Rush was over. “It was troublesome to just accept that the band was over, despite the fact that it was 41 years, and there is no disgrace in it after that time frame. Neil did not really feel he may play 100 p.c, it was simply getting too troublesome to play this type of music for 3 hours an evening. It’s what it’s, that was the tip. After which inside a yr we came upon that he was sick, and so it was fairly a turbulent interval.”
Neil Peart sadly died in January 2020 because of mind most cancers on the age of 67. They performed their last bathe collectively in Los Angeles on Aug. 1, 2015.
The Rush guitarist goes on to speak about how he isn’t even near being carried out making music and says he is extra of a songwriter than a guitarist, though he is all the time considered himself as a guitarist first. Lifeson says his present undertaking, Envy of None, has been very liberating and he is received tons of in every single place concepts, that are about melody, concord, area, temper, coloration and tone.
He additionally talks about how he’d like to maneuver into the realm of soundtrack working and has created issues for Amazon and a collection up to now. When requested about his plans about Envy of None taking part in reside sneakers and the musician says it is determined by the response to their album when it comes out.
Envy of None’s self-titled debut album is ready to come back out this week on April 8. You possibly can watch the total interview with Alex Lifeson under.
Alex Lifeson on Accepting Rush Was Over + Discovering Liberation with Envy of None
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