Rush Receive Ninth Juno Award for 'Rock Album of theYear' -
Canadian prog-legends Rush have picked up the2013 Juno Awards for'Rock Album of the Year' for their 2012 studio effort'Clockwork Angels.'
The Toronto three-piece triumphed over The TragicallyHip, Billy Talent, TheSheepdogs and Big Wreck to be awardedtheir ninth Juno Award in their homecountry of Canada.
The award follows the outfit's recent induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame lastweek, at which drummer Neil Peart admitted:
"We've been saying for a long time that this wasn't a bigdeal. Turns out… it kinda is!"
Regarded as the 'Canadian Grammys' the annual Juno Awards ceremonytakes place annually and acknowledges Canadian artists and bandsfor their artistic and technical achievements in all aspects ofmusic.
Rush Juno Awards todate
1975: Most Promising Group Of The Year
1978: Group Of The Year
1979: Group Of The Year
1990: Artist Of The Decade
1991: Best HardRock/Metal album - Presto
1992: Hard Rock Album Of The Year - Roll the Bones
2004: Music DVD Of The Year - Rush in Rio
2011: Music DVD Of The Yearr - Rush: Beyond the LightedStage
2012: Rock Album Of The Year - Clockwork Angels