Forum Home Forum Home > Progressive Music Lounges > Prog Bands, Artists and Genres Appreciation
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Favorite Rush Era
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Favorite Rush Era

 Post Reply Post Reply Page  123 6>
Author
Message
ProgMetaller2112 View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: December 08 2012
Location: Riverside,CA
Status: Offline
Points: 2500
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ProgMetaller2112 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Favorite Rush Era
    Posted: December 12 2012 at 01:02
Early Days:Rush, Fly By Night, Caress of Steel
Prog Metal Days:2112, A Farewell To Kings, Hemispheres
Early to Mid 80's:Permanent Waves, Moving Pictures, Signals,Grace Under Pressure
Mid to Late 80's: Power Windows, Hold Your Fire, Presto
90's:Roll The Bones, Counterparts, Test For Echo
Modern Day:Vapor Trails, Snakes& Arrows, Clockwork Angels

Anyone have a favorite era
Back to Top
Blacksword View Drop Down
Prog Reviewer
Prog Reviewer
Avatar

Joined: June 22 2004
Location: England
Status: Offline
Points: 11482
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Blacksword Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2012 at 04:18
A Farewell to kings - Moving Pictures...

From your list early to mid 80's, I guess.

Their career seemed to be played out in chapters. 2112 closed the first chapter and IIRC Moving Pictures closed the second, not counting the live albums that actually closed those chapters.
Ultimately bored by endless ecstasy!
Back to Top
Catcher10 View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: December 23 2009
Location: Emerald City
Status: Offline
Points: 7113
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2012 at 09:59
Originally posted by ProgMetaller2112 ProgMetaller2112 wrote:


Anyone have a favorite era
 
No.......all of them, how dare you ask!
Big smile

   

Back to Top
rushfan4 View Drop Down
Special Collaborator
Special Collaborator
Avatar
Honorary Collaborator

Joined: May 22 2007
Location: Michigan, U.S.
Status: Online
Points: 50041
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote rushfan4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2012 at 10:08
Originally posted by Catcher10 Catcher10 wrote:

Originally posted by ProgMetaller2112 ProgMetaller2112 wrote:


Anyone have a favorite era
 
No.......all of them, how dare you ask!
Big smile
QFT LOL
Back to Top
Ytse_Jam View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: December 08 2011
Location: Italy
Status: Offline
Points: 502
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ytse_Jam Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2012 at 12:56
From A Farewell to Kings to Moving Pictures
Back to Top
smartpatrol View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: April 15 2012
Location: My Bedroom
Status: Offline
Points: 14164
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote smartpatrol Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 12 2012 at 13:39
Early Days:Rush, Fly By Night, Caress of Steel, 4 stars
Prog Metal Days:2112, A Farewell To Kings, Hemispheres, 4.5 stars
Early to Mid 80's:Permanent Waves, Moving Pictures, Signals,Grace Under Pressure, 4.5
Mid to Late 80's: Power Windows, Hold Your Fire, Presto, 3.5 stars
90's:Roll The Bones, Counterparts, Test For Echo, 2.5 stars
Modern Day:Vapor Trails, Snakes& Arrows, Clockwork Angels, 4 stars
Back to Top
Eria Tarka View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: December 17 2011
Location: BC, Canada
Status: Offline
Points: 5804
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Eria Tarka Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2012 at 18:53
Early to mid 80's
Back to Top
Ambient Hurricanes View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: December 25 2011
Location: DruryUniversity
Status: Offline
Points: 2532
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ambient Hurricanes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 13 2012 at 23:26
My favorite Rush album is Presto.  The album which I consider their best is Vapor Trails.  Their longest string of masterpieces was Hemispheres to Moving Pictures, but the 80's were amazingly consistent.  And their live performances are better now than they've ever been.  All of these things make it practically impossible for me to pick one era.  They're all so good!
In blood, he's writing the lyrics of a brand new tune.
Back to Top
Blacksword View Drop Down
Prog Reviewer
Prog Reviewer
Avatar

Joined: June 22 2004
Location: England
Status: Offline
Points: 11482
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Blacksword Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 14 2012 at 04:13
Originally posted by Ambient Hurricanes Ambient Hurricanes wrote:

My favorite Rush album is Presto.  The album which I consider their best is Vapor Trails.  Their longest string of masterpieces was Hemispheres to Moving Pictures, but the 80's were amazingly consistent.  And their live performances are better now than they've ever been.  All of these things make it practically impossible for me to pick one era.  They're all so good!



I know it's subjective, but to me it's frankly astonishing that anyone could consider Vapor Trails the best album they ever produced.
Ultimately bored by endless ecstasy!
Back to Top
Earthmover View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: June 03 2012
Status: Offline
Points: 1509
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Earthmover Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 14 2012 at 04:17
"Prog Metal" days (2112. A Farewell, Hemispheres), but these albums aren't prog metal.

Edited by mister nobody - December 14 2012 at 04:18
Back to Top
chopper View Drop Down
Special Collaborator
Special Collaborator
Avatar
Honorary Collaborator

Joined: July 13 2005
Location: Motorville
Status: Offline
Points: 11045
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote chopper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 14 2012 at 05:52
Originally posted by Blacksword Blacksword wrote:

Originally posted by Ambient Hurricanes Ambient Hurricanes wrote:

My favorite Rush album is Presto.  The album which I consider their best is Vapor Trails.  Their longest string of masterpieces was Hemispheres to Moving Pictures, but the 80's were amazingly consistent.  And their live performances are better now than they've ever been.  All of these things make it practically impossible for me to pick one era.  They're all so good!



I know it's subjective, but to me it's frankly astonishing that anyone could consider Vapor Trails the best album they ever produced.


I'd have to agree, given the issues with the mastering as well.

My favourite "era" is everything up to Permanent Waves, never been a big fan of Moving Pictures. (Sorry Andy).
Back to Top
Earthmover View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: June 03 2012
Status: Offline
Points: 1509
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Earthmover Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 14 2012 at 06:03
Originally posted by chopper chopper wrote:

 

My favourite "era" is everything up to Permanent Waves, never been a big fan of Moving Pictures.
My opinion too.
Back to Top
Snow Dog View Drop Down
Special Collaborator
Special Collaborator
Avatar
Errors & Omissions Team

Joined: March 23 2005
Location: Caerdydd
Status: Offline
Points: 32925
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Snow Dog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 14 2012 at 06:18
Originally posted by mister nobody mister nobody wrote:

"Prog Metal" days (2112. A Farewell, Hemispheres), but these albums aren't prog metal.

2112  certainly is.
Coldness doth get away with the badness.
Back to Top
verslibre View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: July 01 2004
Status: Offline
Points: 2272
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote verslibre Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 16 2012 at 10:54
Originally posted by Ambient Hurricanes Ambient Hurricanes wrote:

My favorite Rush album is Presto.  The album which I consider their best is Vapor Trails.  Their longest string of masterpieces was Hemispheres to Moving Pictures, but the 80's were amazingly consistent.  And their live performances are better now than they've ever been.  All of these things make it practically impossible for me to pick one era.  They're all so good!
 
I seldom see that kind of love for what is an underrated album in the Rush canon. Its mastering is quoted as being too "hot," but cranked up on a sound system there's nothing to stop anyone from rocking out to what is a fine roster of songs from start to finish. Neil's lyrics on VT are leagues ahead of what he penned on Presto through Test For Echo, apart from some songs on Counterparts and "Driven" from T4E. The vocal melodies are sterling and the guys are musically in terrific form.
Back to Top
ProgMetaller2112 View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: December 08 2012
Location: Riverside,CA
Status: Offline
Points: 2500
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ProgMetaller2112 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 16 2012 at 23:57
Originally posted by mister nobody mister nobody wrote:

"Prog Metal" days (2112. A Farewell, Hemispheres), but these albums aren't prog metal.

If there not Prog Metal what are they cuz to me this is "Prog Metal" everything else afterwards in Prog Metal was compared to this era
“War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.”
― George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four

"Ignorance and Prejudice and Fear walk Hand in Hand"- Neil Peart

Back to Top
prog4evr View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: September 22 2005
Location: Wuhan, China
Status: Offline
Points: 1336
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote prog4evr Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 22 2012 at 20:42
Originally posted by Blacksword Blacksword wrote:

A Farewell to kings - Moving Pictures...
Agreed...
Back to Top
RedNightmareKing View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: September 03 2012
Location: Colorado
Status: Offline
Points: 321
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote RedNightmareKing Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2012 at 01:30
Caress of Steel-Signals. 
I consider drone metal to be progressive...
Back to Top
aapatsos View Drop Down
Special Collaborator
Special Collaborator
Avatar
Prog Metal and Heavy Prog Teams

Joined: November 11 2005
Location: Rotherham, UK
Status: Offline
Points: 7224
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote aapatsos Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2012 at 03:17
Originally posted by ProgMetaller2112 ProgMetaller2112 wrote:


Prog Metal Days:2112, A Farewell To Kings, Hemispheres

these are my favourite three albums, not so crazy about the early 80's...
"Prog Heavy Petting" show - every Monday 7-9pm UK time on http://www.justincaseradio.com, the first progressive radio in Greece
Back to Top
Gerinski View Drop Down
Prog Reviewer
Prog Reviewer
Avatar

Joined: February 10 2010
Location: Belgium
Status: Offline
Points: 3497
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gerinski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2012 at 05:46
A Farewell To Kings to Moving Pictures, but I love many others as well.

Indeed you seem to have your "eras" shifted compared to the standard view of "4 studio albums = an era" (at least until Hold Your Fire) 
Back to Top
Ytse_Jam View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: December 08 2011
Location: Italy
Status: Offline
Points: 502
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ytse_Jam Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2012 at 16:40
Originally posted by ProgMetaller2112 ProgMetaller2112 wrote:

Originally posted by mister nobody mister nobody wrote:

"Prog Metal" days (2112. A Farewell, Hemispheres), but these albums aren't prog metal.

If there not Prog Metal what are they cuz to me this is "Prog Metal" everything else afterwards in Prog Metal was compared to this era
There is something between rock and metal. It's called hard rock. Confused
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply Page  123 6>
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 11.01
Copyright ©2001-2014 Web Wiz Ltd.

This page was generated in 0.125 seconds.