Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart and Geddy Lee of Rush arrive at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
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Rush drummer Neil Peart is once again contributing drum tracks to a new album from Vertical Horizon. This time out he plays on two songs on Echoes From the Underground, which is out next Tuesday.

In other Rush news, guitarist Alex Lifeson is featured in a 30-second commercial for the Kidney Foundation of Canada to help raise awareness of the conditions that cause kidney disease. Lifeson’s father died from kidney disease a little over 10 years ago.