Win a super deluxe re-issue of Rush album 2112, plus a 2112 comic!

It's 21/12 today, and to celebrate we're giving away five copies of the new ultra-mega deluxe re-issue of Rush's classic prog-scifi album 2112. OK, so maybe you didn't spend your teenage years reading tattered Robert Silverberg novels while listening moodily to Rush albums, but some of us did — and for good reason.… » 12/21/12 11:28am 12/21/12 11:28am

Kevin J. Anderson talks Clockwork Angels, his new novel with Rush…

Kevin J. Anderson's latest novel, Clockwork Angels, officially hit the bookshelves this past Tuesday (September 4). Set in a quasi-dystopian steampunk and alchemy-infused world, the novel is a collaboration with his longtime friend, famed Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. We recently had a chance to talk to… » 9/06/12 8:00am 9/06/12 8:00am

Kevin J. Anderson will novelize Rush's new album

Prolific novelist Kevin J. Anderson has made no secret of his love for prog rock — and now he's taking his prog-rock fixation to the next level. He announced on his Facebook page that he's writing the novel version of Rush's new album, Clockwork Angels. » 2/13/12 6:30am 2/13/12 6:30am

Two Futures, Decades Apart: Arcade Fire's Suburbs vs. Rush's…

Arcade Fire's album The Suburbs won top honors at the Grammys last night, cementing its reputation as one of the best modern examples of dystopian rock. You can see the science fictional underpinnings of the album's themes in the Spike Jonze-directed video for single "The Suburbs," and many of the other songs on the… » 2/14/11 5:00pm 2/14/11 5:00pm

Ten Scifi Songs You Should Take to a Barren Asteroid

The year is 2199, and you've just entered the long phase of your thirty-year journey to the outer reaches of the galaxy. You're about to enter suspended animation when, oops, something goes wrong. You end up stranded an a decent-sized chunk of asteroid, and thanks to the technology of the future, you have a… » 1/15/08 11:00am 1/15/08 11:00am