The article was posted on the Spanish site on Día De Los Santos Inocentes, or the Holy Innocents’ Day, celebrated on December 28 in a similar vein to April Fools Day.
“Hahaha so everybody is sending this to me…
“Apparently some metal website posted a fake article saying I will be joining Rush in 2020 for a 40th Anniversary Tour for ‘Permanent Waves’!
“Even to the point of creating a fake Twitter post from me!
“While that’s a pretty awesome (completely hypothetical) dream…and I would surely do it in a heartbeat… it’s unfortunately not true!! (But it is a cool idea, Geddy Lee)
“In any case, just wanted to break the (real) news to anybody that had gotten their hopes up thinking that this may be real!
“OK, back to your regularly scheduled programming…”