The RUSHians are since 2016 The Dutch Tribute band for the legendary Canadian rock band RUSH. The rock band consists of five experienced musicians, all with a great passion for the music of RUSH. The band is able to play the entire repertoire of RUSH so that the set list can be optimally tuned to a theme or event. The philosophy of the band is to approach the live sound and energy of RUSH as close as possible that the audience has a genuine RUSH live experience. In order to meet the high sound quality, they therefore also work with a fixed sound engineer. In 2017 The RUSHians played at the Dutch fanday at the request of the Dutch hard core Rush fans, which was a great success.

THE RUSHIANS - Keeping the legacy of Rush alive!


Erik Masselink

Bands: Balderdash, Symmetry, Gate 6 Project, session work

Gear: a silly mic


Ronald Ten Bos

Bands: Marathon (1990-1999); ENorm (2000-present).

Gear: PRS electric, Eastman T486, Gibson U2, Bogner 4x12 speaker cabinet, Koch KC 50, POD HD500X effects processor.


Edwin Boer

Bands: miscellaneous

Gear: Fender jazz bass Geddy Lee (black), Customized Squire classic Vibe jazz bass (green), Rickenbacker 4003 (walnut), Rickenbacker 4080 double neck, Roland pk-5 bass pedals, Korg N5 keyboard, Darkglass amplification, Glockenklang, TKS cabinets


Richard Zopfi

Bands: Messina, Rattlesnake Shake, He & Hullie cover band

Gear: Pearl World Series (30 years vintage smokey chrome drum kit), concertoms, rototoms, various percussions such as chimes, cow bells and glockenspiel


Martin Platenkamp

Bands: ENorm

Gear: Nord Wave, Access Virus TI, Moog Voyager, Nord Stage 2, Macbook Pro