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Rush drummer, Neil Peart dead at 67



This is a huge downer... Neil Peart has passed away at age 67, from brain cancer.

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Wasn't much of a Rush fan, but that's a HUGE blow.
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Damn. I didn’t even realize he was sick. I went through a phase where I liked Rush quite a bit. Still like them but I don’t listen to them quite as often now. Still sucks to hear though. RIP.
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Re: Rush drummer, Neil Peart dead at 67

Wow awful news.
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loved Rush's music, just could never get over Geddy Lee's annoying voice tho.
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Re: Rush drummer, Neil Peart dead at 67

This is terrible news. I'm by no means the world's biggest Rush fan, but wow...I'm just floored right now.
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Re: Rush drummer, Neil Peart dead at 67

Beyond SAD about this. Wow....just Wow.
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Re: Rush drummer, Neil Peart dead at 67

This was so unexpected. They are still my favorite band of all time. Got to seem them around 15 times over the years and was lucky enough to score front row (in front of Geddy) for what would be their last tour (Houston show).

I'm pretty bummed as there will never be another drummer like him or band like Rush.
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Sad beyond description at this most unexpected and awful news. A brilliant drummer and lyricist. Hope he has a great journey ahead of him.
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Re: Rush drummer, Neil Peart dead at 67

Only 67. And I'm old enough now to say, "Only," 67.

The last quarter century of his life was filled with tragedy (both his wife and his daughter died in the 90's), and then he suffered from arthritis which made drumming difficult and painful for the last several years of his career. He went through a lot, and to have him pass early like this is even more tragic.

So sad.
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Ouch, this one hurts

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Re: Rush drummer, Neil Peart dead at 67

So sad. I wasn't much of a Rush fan growing up but have grown to like them quite a bit and their musical talent. Peart was one of the best RIP
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Yeah, he definitely had some shitty things happen in his personal life. Figures it would have to end with another shitty thing.

Something fun, with Neil:

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One of the GOAT.
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greatest drummer of all time

eerily weird that I decided to watch Beyond The Lighted Stage on Netflix last night out of the blue
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Wow, not much into the “this one hurts “things but, this one hurts. Just saw the Rush documentary a few nights ago. RIP
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There was no drummer better than Neil fucking Peart
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Re: Rush drummer, Neil Peart dead at 67

Oh my, a bit of a shocker to me as well.
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Re: Rush drummer, Neil Peart dead at 67

Saw that the first post in this subforum was "Rush drummer, Neil Peart d" and my heart sank.
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What a gut-punch! While I missed the Clockwork Angels farewell tour in L.A., I did see my fair share of Rush shows and tours throughout the 80's. Very much saddened by this very unexpected news. Will be playing lots of Rush this weekend and my family will just have to deal with it.
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That's 2 major Canadian musicians dead of brain cancer in 2 years... and the third from cancer in 3 years.
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Re: Rush drummer, Neil Peart dead at 67

Holy crap.
very sad news.
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Unreal.

End of an Era.
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