Canadian rock legends RUSH received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday (June 25) in front of the Musicians Institute on Hollywood Boulevard.According to The Hollywood Reporter, on hand to induct the musicians were SMASHING PUMPKINS singer Billy Corgan and Donna Halper, a former music director at Cleveland's WMMS-FM who was among the first to champion the enduring band's 1974 self-titled debut album. "For nearly four decades, the members of RUSH have remained true to themselves and true to their music," Halper said in her introductory remarks. "They have never allowed success to spoil them. They have never lost their integrity. And in a world where it often seems the good guys never win, RUSH are living proof that sometimes, good people do finish first."
Frontman-bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson were in attendance to claim the 2,412th star on the Walk of Fame. Noticeably absent was drummer and lyricist Neil Peart, who was riding a motorcycle to the band's first tour date in Albuquerque on Tuesday. A CNN report on the ceremony can be viewed below.
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