Rush have announced the first dates of their 2013 European tour.
The trip, in support of their forthcoming album, "Clockwork Angels" starts with a series of UK shows in May before heading to Europe for dates in June.
Rush 2013 Clockwork Angels European Tour:
May 22 - Manchester, UK - Arena May 24 - London, UK - O2 Arena May 26 - Birmingham, UK - LG Arena May 28 - Sheffield, UK - Motorpoint Arena May 30 - Glasgow, Scotland - SECC Jun 04 - Cologne, Germany - Arena Jun 06 - Berlin, Germany - O2 Arena
Rush's "Clockwork Angels," the band's 20th studio album, will be released on June 12th. The project's lead single, "Headlong Flight," is out now.
Earlier this month, Rush were honored in their Canadian homeland with a 2012 Governor General's Performing Arts Award, a recognition of lifetime artistic achievement.
Each artist honored receives a cash award of $25,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and a commemorative medallion struck by the Royal Canadian Mint.
Rush "Headlong Flight" (lyric video)
Thanks for the report to Hennemusic.com.