Rush drummer Neil Peart dead at 67

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The drummer of the legendary band Rush is dead. 

A spokesperson for Geddy Lee says Neil Peart died on Tuesday at the age of 67.

A family spokesperson tells Rolling Stone brain cancer took Peart's life.  

Peart was also the lyricist for the band that was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.  

Rush had their final tour back in 2015. 

He's survived by his wife Carrie Nuttal and daughter Olivia.