Rush’s 2112 Comes to Rock Band. Finally.

If you’re a Rush fan, there is no way you’ve never air guitared to the entire first half of their 1976 album, 2112.  It’s pretty much impossible not to rock out to the overture, “The Temples of Syrinx” and everything that follows.  

Now–finally–this experience will be part of Rock Band.  In the next week, all seven acts will be available as downloadable content for the game.  About bloody time.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

2 thoughts on “Rush’s 2112 Comes to Rock Band. Finally.

  • December 30, 2011 at 1:43 pm
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    Look for the wave of kids going to the doctor with throat issues about three weeks after this comes out. No way they're ever going to get the scream from Overture down. No way.

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  • December 30, 2011 at 10:51 pm
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    My next door neighbour, upon hearing the horrible drumming coming from my basement bedroom, knocked on our door and dropped the 2112 cassette into my hand and said "If you're gonna learn anything, this is it. Call me when you know side 1". For the following 5-6 years we jammed this, or attempted to jam it. Regardless, it holds great memories for me… Can't wait to jam this again!

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