Monday, April 23, 2012

Rockers 'Rush' To Perform In Philly, Tkts: 4/27

Canadian rock legend Rush will turn back the clock and celebrate the release of their 20th studio album when they perform live at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday, October 12. Tickets will go on sale exclusively through ComcastTIX on Friday, April 27 at 10 a.m. online at, by phone at 1-800-298-4200 or in person at the Wells Fargo Center Box Office.

Alongside the release of the powerful new single “Headlong Flight”, Rush will embark on a North American Tour in support of their upcoming and highly anticipated new album, “Clockwork Angels.” The band’s 20
th studio album will be released on June 12. This is the renowned trio’s first new collection of original material in more than five years and their first studio release via Anthem/Roadrunner records. With more than 40 million records sold worldwide and countless sold-out tours, Rush – Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart – is not only one of the most inventive and compelling groups in rock history, but remains one of the most relevant.

The RIAA has certified Rush for the third most consecutive gold/platinum studio albums by a rock band, topped only by the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Rush’s vast catalog includes such classics as 1974’s self-titled debut, 1976’s “2112,” 1981’s “Moving Pictures,” 1996’s “Test for Echo,” and 2002’s “Vapor Trails.” Rush’s last studio album, 2007’s “Snakes & Arrows,” debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200, marking the band’s highest chart debut since 1993, as well as their eleventh top 10 album in the U.S.

Comcast-Spectacor ( is the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company which owns the Philadelphia Flyers (NHL), the home arena for both the Flyers and the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, the Wells Fargo Center, and four Flyers Skate Zone community ice skating and hockey rinks. In addition, Comcast-Spectacor is also the principal owner of Global Spectrum, the fastest growing firm in the public assembly management field with more than 100 facilities throughout the United States and Canada; Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage service provider; New Era Tickets, a ticketing and marketing company for public assembly facilities; Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company; FanOne, a digital fan marketing company; and Paciolan, the leading provider of venue enablement, ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions.

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