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Rush Release 2112 Again On Vinyl With Hologram

Iconic Canadian rock band Rush are re-releasing their classic album 2112 on vinyl, Rolling Stone Magazine explains. The record will be released on vinyl, just as the original was released on vinyl in the 1970’s. However, on this release, a hologram of band artwork will pop up when the record is played. The re-release is part of a series of Rush merchandise being sold to fans to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the band this year.

I’ve got mixed feelings about this. While 2112 is indeed a classic, does the world really need another release of it? Probably not. Also, the hologram thing is kind of gimmicky. I’d rather hear some new material from the band that’s as strong as the old stuff, and that’s something Rush hasn’t been able to do on their latest records.

Also, in the Rolling Stone article, drummer Neil Peart reveals that he’s not especially excited to be going out on tour with the band this summer since he doesn’t want to leave his family. He says this will probably be his last tour. Well, who wants to see a performer who doesn’t want to be there in the first place?

So, in conclusion, if the boys are just re-releasing their old records and whining about touring, maybe it’s time to retire. Fans like Haidar Barbouti know that there’s plenty of other talent out there to listen to.

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