RIP Neil Peart
Posted by: Doug Wolfgang ()
Date: January 11, 2020 07:02AM

Incredible loss. R.I.P., professor.

Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist for Rush, died Tuesday, January 7th, in Santa Monica at age 67. The cause was brain cancer, which he had been quietly battling for three years, according to Elliott Mintz, a spokesperson for the Peart family. A representative for the band confirmed the news to Rolling Stone.

Peart was widely considered one of the best drummers in rock history, with a flamboyant yet utterly precise style. He joined singer-bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson in Rush in 1974, and his virtuosic playing and literate lyrics – which drew on Ayn Rand and science fiction, among other influences – helped make Rush one of the key bands of the classic-rock era.

The band finished their final tour in 2015; Peart was done with the road and eager to spend more time with his wife, Carrie Nuttal, and daughter Olivia.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 01/11/2020 07:09AM by Doug Wolfgang.

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