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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 07: 2013 Inductee Geddy Lee of RUSH performs with Yes onstage at the 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center on April 7, 2017 in New York City. Debuting on HBO Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:00 pm ET/PT

Rush frontman Geddy Lee announced his memoirs today.  He’s releasing My Effin’ Life on November 14, 2023. He didn’t reveal much more. In all of the social media posts from Geddy and Rush, it showed the cover, featuring a photo of Lee from the ’70s and a note that said “More soon.”

Rush retired after their 2015 “R40” tour. In 2020, drummer/lyricist Neil Peart succumbed to brain cancer, squelching any hopes for a reunion. Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson have performed together three times in the years since. Last year in September they performed at two Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts, one in London and one in Los Angeles. A month earlier, they took the stage with the members of Primus at a concert paying tribute to South Park at Red Rocks in Colorado.

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Lee has told bits of his stories over the years, including in the 2010 Rush documentary Beyond The Lighted Stage. In 2017, Dave Grohl and his mom, Virginia Grohl, wrote a book called From The Cradle To The Stage, where they profiled musicians and their mothers. Geddy and his mom, Mary Weinrib, were interviewed. They were later featured in an episode of the documentary series of the same name. Mary Weinrib, a Holocaust survivor, died in July of 2021 at 95.

This will be Lee’s second book: in 2018, he published the massive 408 page Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass. It features interviews with other bassists including Adam Clayton of U2, Robert Trujillo of Metallica, Les Claypool of Primus and former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman.

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