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Image: Rush, clockwork angels, pitriff, newsAccording to Billboard.com, RUSH's anxiously-awaited new album, Clockwork Angels, will be released on June 12th via Anthem/Universal in Canada and their debut for Anthem/Roadrunner Records in the US.

Rush - frontman/bassist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson and drummer Neil Peart - recently completed work on the follow-up to 2007's Snakes And Arrows with their production team of Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, STONE SOUR) and engineer Richard Chycki (AEROSMITH, DREAM THEATER) in studios in Nashville and Toronto.

Check out the artwork below:

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Clockwork Angels tracklisting is as follows:
'Caravan'
'BU2B'
'Clockwork Angels'
'The Anarchist'
'Carnies'
'Halo Effect'
'Seven Cities Of Gold'
'The Wreckers'
'Headlong Flight'
'BU2B2'
'Wish Them Well'
'The Garden'

Check out a 30-second trailer below:

Colorado-based sci-fi author Kevin J. Anderson is writing a novelization Clockwork Angels. ECW Press has announced a September 1st street date for the novel which is 264 pages in length, with author credits going to Kevin J. Anderson and Rush drummer Neil Peart.

Story Courtesy Of BRAVE WORDS