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The Philadelphia Sci-Fi Meetup Group Message Board › Rush Goes Steampunk with new album and novel

Rush Goes Steampunk with new album and novel

Joe M.
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Philadelphia, PA
Post #: 5
Not only is there a new Rush album out today, but it's a concept/prog album. Not only that, but it's a sci-fi/steampunk novel, too!

"Landmark Crossover Project: New Rush Album Clockwork Angels To Feature Accompanying Novel By Bestselling Author"

"The new Rush studio album, Clockwork Angels, is accompanied by a full-length “steampunk” novel written by bestselling SF author Kevin J. Anderson and Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart.

"In an innovative combination of music and literature, the new album Clockwork Angels by legendary rock band Rush has been converted into a full-length “steampunk” science fiction novel by international bestselling SF author Kevin J. Anderson and Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart.

"The music throughout the Clockwork Angels album—the band’s 20th studio album—forms the backbone of a colorful adventure story, which is now fully realized in Clockwork Angels: The Novel (ECW Press, hardcover, September 2012). The story tells of a young man caught between the grandiose forces of order and chaos. On a quest to follow his dreams, he travels across a lavish and colorful world of steampunk and alchemy, with lost cities, pirates, anarchists, exotic carnivals, airships and steam engines, and a rigid Watchmaker who imposes precision on every aspect of daily life."
A former member
Post #: 16
Rush rules!
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