Rush is among the 2012 inductees set to receive The Guitar Center’s prestigious RockWalk award.
According to an article posted today (8/3/12) at AntiMusic.com, the legendary power trio, along with fellow Canuck alt rocker Alanis Morissette and Latin rockers Mana, will be honoured at the original Guitar Center location on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood.
Honourees will each have their own ceremony, where invitation-only attendants will deliver speeches and the handprints of the artists will be placed in cement.
RockWalk inductees are selected by artists who’ve been inducted in the past.
Past nominees include: Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, AC/DC, B.B. King and Van Halen.
The dates for the inductions are: August 21 – Alanis Morissette, September 17 – Mana
and November 20 – Rush.
Rush will kick off their “Clockwork Angels” North American tour in Manchester, NH. on September 7.
Canadian dates include: Sept 26 Winnipeg, MB – MTS Center, Sept 28 Saskatoon, SK – Credit Union Center, Sept 30 Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place, Oct 14 and Oct 16 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Center and Oct 18 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre.
Tickets are on sale now and available at Ticketmaster.
Did you know? Rush’s next single from their “Clockwork Angels” album will be a track titled “The Wreckers.”