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Rush Named Top Live Act In The World

New poll names Canadian trio as top live band around today

The new poll in Music Radar, which saw 13,000 people voting from a list, named RUSH as the Greatest Live Act In The World Today.

The trio managed to pick up a THIRD of the votes to be named as the top act ahead of Iron Maiden in second place and Guns N Roses in third.

Will Groves, editor of, said: "Festival season is in full swing and the massive amount of votes cast in the MusicRadar poll reflects the enthusiasm and passion our readers have for live music. With Glastonbury just around the corner, the poll has galvanised live music fans. Rush are deserving winners after nearly 40 years on the road."

Here's the top 30 in full:

1. Rush
2. Iron Maiden
3. Guns N Roses
4. Porcupine Tree
5. Dream Theater
6. Muse
7. AC/DC
8. Metallica
9. Prince
10. U2
11. Rammstein
12. Foo Fighters
13. Roger Waters
14. Bon Jovi
15. Radiohead
16. Rage Against The Machine
17. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
18. The Rolling Stone
19. Lady Gaga
20. Green Day
21. Paul McCartney
22. Aerosmith
23. Coldplay
24. Pendulum
25. The Black Keys
26. Machine Head
27. Kanye West
28. Beyonce
29. Journey
30. Jay-Z

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