Lifeson became a grandad a year ago and says he spends a lot of time taking the boy to toddler music classes.
Although none of the kids learn tunes like Tom Sawyer or Fly By Night, Lifeson says he picks up some ideas watching the kids bang instruments and vocalize.
Its paid off for grandfather and grandchild. Lifeson says the boy sings a lot around the house and he has been inspired with some new ideas that may influence future band recordings.
In the meantime, Lifeson is still looking at the past. The band has just released Rush-R30, a multi-CD and DVD package featuring concert recordings and interviews saluting the bands last 30 years.
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