Neil Peart Passes Away At Age 67
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The world has lost one of the greatest drummers of all time, Neil Peart. The RUSH drummer passed away January 7th in California, from complications of brain cancer.
Canadian rock drummer Neil Peart dead at 67. Peart, primary lyricist for Rush, was known for his technical proficiency, and for weaving jazz and big band patterns with a hard rock style. Publicist says Peart died in California January 7. Background: https://t.co/r0QKiYdpdu
— CBC News Alerts (@CBCAlerts) January 10, 2020
Rush’s Neil Peart, the Hall of Fame drummer who set a new standard for rock virtuosity, has died at age 67 https://t.co/zjLWCDMIuE pic.twitter.com/5zMsMRfd0C
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) January 10, 2020
Peart was the drummer and also a lyricist for the known rock band RUSH, and regarded as many to be one of the best rock drummers of all time.