Rush Climbs Rolling Stone 200 Chart
January 22, 2020 5:25AM PST
After The Death Of Neil Peart Following the death of Neil Peart earlier this month, fans immediately pulled up the prog-rockers music on their streaming accounts, propelling the band back on the charts.
During the week of January 10th through January 16th, Rush saw on-demand audio streams clock in more than 16 million plays, a jump of 340 percent from the previous 7-day period.
Released in 1976, their legendary LP 2112 sold 12,800 total album units in the days after the drummer’s passing, earning them 45th place on Rolling Stone’s Top 200, which tracks the most popular albums of the week. “Tom Sawyer” was streamed the most, followed by “Limelight” and “The Spirit of Radio”.