A Nightmare On Elm Street, the movie, November 9, 1984 Glenn, played by Johnny Depp, has a Grace Under Pressure album cover poster on the wall above his bed.
The Body Electric, the Canadian animated television movie, 1985 Featuring a Rush soundtrack, this half-hour film combines themes and ideas from many Rush songs, particularly "The Body Electric" and "2112".
Sons Of Earth, the novel, by Richard Rhodes, May 1981 In this suspense novel, the 16-year-old son of a renowned astronaut is kidnapped by a sociopath and buried alive in a coffin-like box equipped with apparatus to give him fresh air and water.To pass the time and keep his sanity while in the box, the son, who dreams of fame as a rock drummer, practices Neil Peart's drumlines in his head.Gas, the movie, July 24, 1981 This Canadian movie includes a scene where a TV helicopter is circling a busy gas station as "Limelight" is played in the background.Gregory's Girl, the movie, April 23, 1981 The male lead, who also has a drumkit in his room, has two Rush posters on his bedroom wall: a poster of Rush live during the Hemispheres era as well as a promotional poster for All the Worlds A Stage featuring cover images of the first five albums (Rush through All The World's A Stage).In addition, the comic is "Dedicated to Neil, Geddy, and Alex of RUSH" and also includes a few Rush inspired lines, such as "Truth is false and logic lost" and "become one with the Brotherhood of Man". We were knocked out, and it really meant a lot to us. That tiny little line in the comic book meant more to us than a whole issue of Rolling Stone or anything else.
Before the comic was published, the authors David Anthony Kraft and Roger Slifer had been invited backstage to meet the band during their New York Palladium show on December 11, 1976. It really means something to us because that's a real measure of respect.Future War 1986, the animated movie, 1982 The English version of this film includes "Witch Hunt" in the soundtrack.The Modern Day Warrior, the WCCW wrestler Kerry von Erich, circa 1982-1984 Before the WWF/WWE and WCW national syndicated shows, the World Class Championship Wrestling show aired from Dallas, Texas.It's from another artist, and it's like the praise of the praiseworthy." - Neil Peart, Circus, May 12, 1977 Long Live Rock 'N Roll, the album by Rainbow, April 9, 1978 Not exactly a tribute...Polydor Records used an altered version of an original Rush photo in this album's gatefold art.Polydor came up with the drawing that was eventually used, and airburshed the 'Rush' shot but never told me they were doing it.