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Rush in Rio (2003)

Video  -  Music | Documentary  -  21 October 2003 (USA)
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First concert DVD ever from legendary rock trio Rush. Double-DVD set, containing 28 Rush songs. Bonus features include a tour documentary, multi-angle viewing options for certain songs, and... See full summary »

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First concert DVD ever from legendary rock trio Rush. Double-DVD set, containing 28 Rush songs. Bonus features include a tour documentary, multi-angle viewing options for certain songs, and behind-the-scenes footage. Recorded and filmed at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on the final night of the band's 2002 tour, in front of 40,000 fans. Written by Manfrenjensenton

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After this show, two props were lost; drummer Neil Peart's rotating platform, and the carpet that was laid out on the stage. The driver driving the drum platform out of the stadium miscalculated the overhead clearance he had and the platform hit it, rolled off the trailer, and was destroyed on impact. The carpet got so soaked with water from the shows down there that it never dried out fully and weighed way too much to ship home, so it was left behind. See more »

Goofs

During the performance of "The Trees", guitarist Alex Lifeson flubbed the first few notes of the guitar solo. However, this can only be heard on the Dolby Digital Stereo 2-channel audio track (Audio 1). For the Dolby 5.1 Surround track (Audio 2), the mistake is gone and the solo is flawless. See more »

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BEAUTIFUL!!!
2 April 2004 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

I loved every aspect of this DVD set. Yes, the production was sup-par; but if you read Neil Peart's liner noted you'll see that this was a hurry up project. It was all recorded from the back of a van on a last minute basis under the threat of the sky opening mid show!

FABULOUS!!! Rush at their best in years. The music is phenominal, the crowds are more alive than anywhere in the States or Canada, and the guys are ON FIRE! Some old favorites such as "The Pass" are mixed in with the usuals. They even added "Closer to the Heart" back into the playlist specifically for the South American leg after hearing that it was the crowd favorite.

All in all, a superb live DVD... And you gotta love the Vapor Trails dragon!


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