• If you know who the legendary rock band Rush is then you know who the drummer is. Neil Peart

    Asked by GregP_WN on Saturday, January 11, 2020

    If you know who the legendary rock band Rush is then you know who the drummer is. Neil Peart

    Shocking news today that he passed away today from brain cancer. They quit playing and touring 3.5 years ago. At that time it was said that Neil was the one that wanted some downtime. There hasn't been a peep out of anyone, anywhere about him being diagnosed. I have no idea how they were able to keep it quiet.

    From one mortal drummer to the god of all drummers, RIP Neil, you will be missed
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/neil-peart-rush-obituary-936221

    2 Answers from the Community

    • cllinda's Avatar
      cllinda

      It's very sad. He was with Rush for 45 years.

      13 days ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      That man was a machine on a drum kit. He is what every drummer, including myself, would dream to be. I still can't believe that they were able to keep this quiet.

      13 days ago

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