Rush's Alex Lifeson on new music with Geddy Lee: "We're both eager to get back together"

[L-R] Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee of Rush
(Image credit: Mark Horton/WireImage)

After admitting he didn't “feel inspired and motivated” to play guitar following the passing of Rush bandmate and drummer Neil Peart, Alex Lifeson's zest for music appears to have been reinvigorated.

In a new interview with Make Weird Music (reported by Consequence of Sound), Lifeson reveals that he and bassist Geddy Lee are “both eager to get back together and kind of get back into that thing that we've done since we were 14 years old”.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.