Neil Peart Of Rush Passes Away At 67
Some absolutely heart breaking news today as legendary Rush drummer Neil Peart has passed away after a three year battle with brain cancer. The type of cancer, "glioblastoma" is the exact same one that claimed the life of fellow Canadian rock icon Gord Downie. Neil was a very private man who held his cards very close to his chest. If you get the chance this weekend, I can't recommend their documentary "Beyond The Lighted Stage" enough. The clip below is a perfect example of Neil's private nature, and awkwardness when dealing with fans.
Regardless of your personal feelings towards Rush and their music, you simple cannot deny their musical talent as individuals. We send our deepest condolences to the Peart family, as well as his bandmates.
RIP Neil Peart